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Albert Duveen art reference files, [ca. 1831-1950]

Albert Duveen art reference files, [ca. 1831-1950]

Duveen, Albert, 1892-1965

Collector, Dealer, Art critic

Collection Information

Size: ca. 1000 items (on 5 microfilm reels).

Summary: Files on ca. 150 American artists and art subjects, selected from Duveen's art reference files. Included are photographs of paintings in other collections, auction and exhibition catalogs, miscellaneous publications.

Biographical/Historical Note

Albert Duveen was an art dealer and collector with offices in New York, N.Y., specializing in early American art. He was a cousin to Joseph Duveen (1869-1939), 1st Baron Duveen, president of Duveen Brothers art dealers.


Lent for microfilming 1958 by Duveen. A few of the items were subsequently donated.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels NDU1-NDU5 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Albert Duveen art reference files, [ca. 1831-1950]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.