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Boris Mirski gallery records, 1944-1979

Boris Mirski gallery records, 1944-1979

Mirski, Boris, 1898-1974

Dealer

Collection Information

Size: 5.9 linear feet

Summary: Letters and holiday cards received; financial material including invoices and sales records; gallery, client, and artists' files containing clippings, catalogs and announcements; photographs of Mirski, at events and with others, and photographs of artists displayed at the gallery including Arthur Polonsky and his art works of Northwest Coast Indian objects, and Mitchell Siporin; printed material including newspaper clippings, and announcements and posters for the Boris Mirski Gallery and other galleries and museums; and one sketch.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Boris Mirski Gallery (est. 1944; closed 1979) was a gallery in Boston, Mass. owned and operated by Boris Mirski (1898-1974).

Provenance

Donated 1989-1996, 2007 and 2017 by Deborah Mirski Brown, Boris Mirski's daughter.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Boris Mirski gallery records, 1944-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.