Please note, we are experiencing issues connecting to our Research Request System, Aeon. To request collection materials, please contact us through the Ask Us form

Printed material relating to Guggenheim Jeune and Art of this Century galleries, 1938-1946

Guggenheim, Peggy, b. 1898 d. 1979
Collector, Art patron
Active in New York, N.Y.; Venice, Italy

Collection size: 400 items (on 2 microfilm reels).

Collection Summary: Exhibition catalogs, clippings and other published material relating to two galleries operated by Peggy Guggenheim.

Biographical/Historical Note: Collector, patron, art dealer; Venice, Italy. Her galleries were Guggenheim Jeune in London which existed 1938-1938, and Art of this Century, New York City, 1942-1947. Art of this Century launched several leading abstract expressionists.

Lent for microfilming 1965 by Peggy Guggenheim.

How to Use this Collection

  • Microfilm reels ITVE 1-ITVE 2 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
  • The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
  • For more information on using the Archives’ resources, see the FAQ or Ask Us.

Also in the Archives