Kuehne, Max, b. 1880 d. 1968
Painter, Sculptor, Etcher
Active in New York, N.Y.; Rockport, Mass.
Collection size: 0.3 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Color photocopies of Kuehne's diary, account books, address books, exhibition catalog, and photographs. Account books record the paintings, prints, frames, and pieces of furniture sold to prominent clients and galleries, among them Albert Barnes, Daniel Gallery, Durand-Ruel Gallery, Juliana Force, Albert Gallatin, Rockwell Kent, Knoedler Gallery, Ernest Lawson, Kenneth Hayes Miller, Charles Sheeler, and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. There are also copies of photographs of the Kuehne's in New York and Rockport, Mass.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, sculptor, etcher and furniture maker; New York, N.Y., and Rockport, Mass.
The documents were lent to the Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York City, for use in the exhibition Max Kuehne: Artist and Craftsman, May 24-June 23, 2001. Hollis Taggart Galleries made copies of the documents for the Archives of American Art. Kuehne's descendants continue to hold on to the original materials.
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