William H. Holston papers, 1915-1964

Holston, William H., b. 1880 d. 1963
Active in Paris, France; New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 100 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Correspondence, notebooks, recollections, photographs, and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Holston was an art dealer who acted as the American representative for the Paris art firm Durand-Ruel. He was instrumental in the selling of Impressionist paintings to such collectors as Duncan Phillips and Albert C. Barnes. Later, he opened the Holston Gallery at 19 East 57th Street in New York City.

Lent for microfilming 1964 by William Holston's widow.

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