Scott & Fowles (Firm),
Collection size: 2.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Collection Summary: Artists files and scrapbook.
UNMICROFILMED: Three hundred fifty-five artists files containing reproductions of works of art, letters, notes, and printed material.
REEL D8: Scrapbook containing gallery literature and newspaper clippings relating to Scott & Fowles.
Biographical/Historical Note: Commercial art gallery; New York, N.Y. Now defunct. Originally established around 1905. Closed ca. 1943.
Artists files donated to Cincinnati Art Museum in 1980 by Mathilda Boelscher, a former employee of Scott and Fowles. Cincinnati Art Museum donated the files to AAA in 1981, through Pat Rutledge, librarian at the museum. Some files were removed by a curator at the Taft Museum, Cincinnati, before being received by AAA. Material on reel D8 lent for filming 1956 by Wildenstein & Co.
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