Tirca Karlis Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.)
Collection size: 4.0 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Biographical information on Tirca Karlis, founder of the gallery; correspondence with artists, buyers, galleries and museums; artists' resumes; consigmnent, purchase, and return receipts; invoices, sales ledgers, clippings; printed materia; guest books; photographs of Karlis, her family, the gallery, and works of art; and miscellaneous printed materials. Notable correspondents include George Grosz, David Burliuk, Hugo Robus, and Sally Avery (Mrs. Milton).
Biographical/Historical Note: Commercial art gallery; Provincetown, Mass. Founded in 1920s by Tirca Karlis Cohen. Upon her death it passed to the hands of her son and heir, Aaron Cohen.
Donated 1981-1982 by Aaron Cohen, son and present owner of Tirca Karlis Cohen who founded the Tirca Karlis Gallery.