Jane Wade papers, 1903-1971

Wade, Jane, b. 1925
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.2 linear f t. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Papers gathered during Wade's work at the Curt Valentin Gallery and Fine Arts Associates, Inc.

Includes: Valentin's correspondence, with letters from Gerhard Marcks, Henry Kahnweiler, Lyonel Feininger, Alexander Calder, Henry Moore, E.L. Kirchner, and others; letters to Wade from Alexander Calder, Marino Marini, David Smith, Will Grohmann, Henry Moore, Quappi Beckmann, and others; correspondence between David Smith and Otto Gerson of Fine Arts Associates; condolence letters about Valentin; notes by John B. Flannagan; writings on Valentin by Henry Moore, Andre Masson, and Will Grohmann; a print by Gerhard Marcks; sketches by David Smith; lists of Valentin's exhibitions and Picasso items sold; clippings about Valentin and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art dealer; New York, N.Y. Employed by Curt Valentin Gallery and Fine Arts Associates, Inc.

Donated 1976 by Jane Wade.

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