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A Finding Aid to the Byron Gallery records, 1959-1991, bulk 1960-1975

Byron Gallery records, 1959-1991, bulk 1960-1975

Byron Gallery

Collection Information

Size: 16.3 linear ft.

Summary: The records of New York Byron Gallery measure 16.3 linear feet and date from circa 1950s-1991, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960-1971. The records document the gallery's representation and exhibition of Surrealist and contemporary American artists, as well as the occasional pre-Columbian and Old Masters artwork. Found are extensive artists and subject files, exhibition files and scrapbooks, exhibition catalogs, and sales records. There are also exhibitions catalogs of the Milan Galleria Dell'Arieti.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Byron Gallery was founded in 1961 by Charles Byron (b. 1918) and located on Madison Avenue in New York, New York. The gallery primarily showed surrealist masters and up-and-coming contemporary artists, as well as an occasional ancient and Old Masters exhibit.

Provenance

Donated 1999 by Charles Byron.