Scope and Contents
The records of Bridgehampton, New York's Clayton-Liberatore Gallery measure 3.9 linear feet and date from 1889 to 1980. The collection comprises administrative records that include photographs of artwork and former gallery owner Marie Sterner, and business records for galleries, museums, and arts institutions; artist's files containing records for artwork and exhibitions by over 80 artists including George Bellows, T. Victor Hall, Childe Hassam, Russell Iredell, William J. Scott, Augustus Vincent Tack, Hilda Taylor, and others; and printed materials consisting of art reproductions, books and booklets, clippings, and exhibition catalogs. Many of the files throughout the collection contain material created by Marie Sterner and the Marie Sterner Gallery.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Clayton-Liberatore Gallery records were donated from 1979 to 1981 by Mary C. Liberatore of the Clayton-Liberatore Gallery.
Also found in the Archives of American Art are the Marie Sterner and Marie Sterner Gallery papers, 1913-1951, and [Exhibition installation at the Leonard Clayton Gallery] / Edward Heim, photographer, 1921.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Sarah Mundy in 2020.