Curator, Art historian
Active in New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 7.0 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Artists' files and research notes, arranged by artist and movement, notably files on Georges Braque and a Braque exhibition, 1954; notes on Braque and Paul Cezanne from a lecture by William Rubin; photographs of work by Juan Gris, and photographs of the Gallery of Modern Art Including the Huntington Hartford Collection; correspondence concerning Potter's job search, Huntington Hartford Gallery, and letters from Douglas Cooper, 1970-1983, with whom Potter worked on a catalogue raisonne of Juan Gris, and with a friend of Cooper after Cooper's death; and printed material including clippings relating to the Huntington Hartford Gallery, and an extensive postcard collection.
Biographical/Historical Note: Art historian and curator at Museum of Modern Art and Huntington Hartford Gallery of Modern Art; New York, N.Y. Died 1992.
Donated by Margaret Potter's sister, Barbara Troyer, 1992.