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David Stuart papers and gallery records, 1910-1984

Stuart, David, 1910-1984

Photographer, Gallery director


Collection Information

Size: 1.5 Linear feet

Summary: Biographical material; personal correspondence; clippings; and files on artists, exhibitions, special projects and interests; eleven posters. The bulk of the material in the files are photographs of contemporary and pre-Columbian art. Subjects include: James Abbe, Arthur Addis, John Altoon, Oliver Andrews, Louis Armstrong, Jules Berman, the Cup Show, Erotic Art, "The Dirty Dozen," Sorel Etrog, Gemini G.E.L. Gallery, Marvin Harden, June Harwood, Alan Lapiner, Mahoboubian Gallery, Mayan Painting, Harvey Menist, Marilyn Monroe, William Palmer, John Pearson, the Teotihuacan Fresco and Garner Tullis.

Biographical/Historical Note

Gallery owner; Los Angeles. Owned and operated David Stuart Galleries, which dealt in contemporary art. Stuart was also an expert in the field of Pre-Columbian art.


Donated 1985 by Jacqueline Anhalt Stuart.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

David Stuart papers and gallery records, 1910-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.