Collector, Art patron
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.
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