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Barbara Mathes Gallery records pertaining to Rio Nero lawsuit, 1989-1995

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Series 1: Correspondence , 1989-1995
0.4 Linear feet
Box 1

Correspondence is primarily between defendants Barbara Mathes, Ronald Greenberg, Donald Morris, and John C. Stoller, principals in the galleries that purchased the Rio Nero mobile and plaintiffs in the case against Patricia Bauman et al. Included are letters and legal documents from their attorney.
Letters between Barbara Mathes and Meredith Palmer, director of the Herbert Palmer Gallery, concern the appraisal of Lionel Bauman's collection in 1987. This series also contains purchase and shipment receipts for Rio Nero, invoices for legal services and a photocopy of a letter from Alexander S. C. Rower, written on behalf of the Calder Foundation in 1994, in which Rower declines to include the mobile in the catalogue raisonné on the artist.
Material within folders is arranged chronologically.
Description Container Select
General, 1989-1991, undated
1
1
General, 1992
1
2-3
General, 1993
1
4
General, 1994-1995
1
5
Appeal, 1991-1994, undated
1
6
Invoices for Legal Fees, 1991-1993, undated
1
7
Purchase of Rio Nero, 1990-1991, undated
1
8
Shipment of Rio Nero, 1990-1994, undated
1
9

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