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Contents and Arrangement | A Finding Aid to the Frank Perls papers and Frank Perls Gallery records, circa 1920-1983, bulk, 1949-1975

Frank Perls papers and Frank Perls Gallery records, circa 1920-1983, bulk, 1949-1975

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Series 1: Frank Perls Papers, circa 1920-1981
(Box 1-2, 28; 1.1 linear feet)

Frank Perls personal papers include scattered correspondence, photographs, writings, and legal and official records, including his military service records. Of particular interest are the records documenting Perls' application for exemption from the curfew restrictions that applied to enemy aliens during World War II. Also found here are extensive files documenting the settlement of his estate and liquidation of the gallery's inventory. Perls was a prolific writer and his short stories about his interactions with Pablo Picasso and his work to uncover fraud, fakes, and corruption in the art world are particularly interesting. His essay, "The Last Time I Saw Pablo", and others were published in art journals. Perls papers include many photographs of Picasso, as well as two original photographs of Perls by Man Ray taken in 1941 on the occasion of Man Ray's exhibition at the Frank Perls Gallery.
The files are arranged alphabetically by subject.
DescriptionContainer
Appointment Calendar, 1972
1
1
Divorce from Joanna Perls, 1958-1959
(3 folders)
1
2-4
Documentation on House in Los Angeles, circa 1956-1959
1
5
Exemption from Curfew, 1942
1
6
Frank Perls Estate, 1975-1978
1
7-9
Frank Perls Estate - Insurance, 1974-1977
1
10-11
Frank Perls Estate - Escrow, 1981
1
12
General Biography, 1957-1975
1
13
Passports, 1956-1973
1
14
Published Articles on Frank Perls, 1956-1972
1
15
Kate Perls Estate, 1945-1951
1
16
WWII - Confidential Log from Military Intelligence Team #421, 1944
1
17
WWII - Military Records, 1945
1
18-19
WWII - German Documents and Newspapers, 1945
(oversized items housed in Box 28)
1
20
Writings - Book Deal with Harcourt Brace Jovanocich, 1974
1
21
Writings - "Sunset Boulevart,", circa 1973-1974
1
22-23
Writings - "The Witch Hunter Gets Fooled,", 1974-1975
1
24
Writings - "The Last Time I Saw Pablo,", 1973
1
25
Writings - "Tears from Sears,", 1974
1
26
Writings - "The Buyer is the Fake,", circa 1972-1974
(2 folders)
1
27-28
Unpublished Manuscript, circa 1971-1974
(4 folders)
1
29-32
Writings, circa 1959-1974
(4 folders)
1
33-36
Photographs - Picasso, circa 1961-1968
(2 folders)
1
37-38
Photographs, 1940-1974
(2 folders)
1
39-40
Photographs of Frank Perls Taken by Man Ray, 1941
(See Box 28)
1
41
Photographs - Perls Family, circa 1920, 1940-1960
2
1
Photographs - Frank Perls, circa 1940-1970
(2 folders)
2
2-3
Photographs, WWII, 1942-1945
2
4
Negatives, circa 1940-1974
2
5
Photographs of Frank Perls Taken by Man Ray, 1941
(from Box 1, F,. 41)
28
German Newspapers, 1945
(from Box 1, F,. 20)
28

Series 2: General Financial and Business Records, 1950-1975
(Box 2-4, 23-27; 3.4 linear feet)

The financial and business records of Frank Perls Gallery document sales, consignments, purchases, expenses, insurance, donations, shipping, loans, and other transactions with artists, clients, and other galleries. Records consist of invoices, income and expense ledgers, insurance documents, sales and donation logs, and financial statements. The bulk of the series consists of invoices to clients who purchased artwork from the gallery, arranged chronologically and cross-referenced alphabetically. Artists represented by the gallery extensively documented in this series include William Brice, James Strombotne, and Howard Warsaw.
The series is organized by type of material, and file contents are arranged chronologically.
DescriptionContainer
Custom House Broker, 1950-1974
(12 folders)
2
6-17
Insurance Records, 1963-1975
(5 folders)
2
18-22
Merchandise Inventories, 1952-1971
(4 folders)
2
23-26
Inventories, circa 1961-1972
2
27
Joint Ventures, 1953-1960
(3 folders)
2
28-30
Joint Account and Consigned Merchandise, 1967-1974
3
1
Financial Statements, 1955-1958
(2 folders)
3
2-3
Donations and Sales, 1968-1974
3
4
Donations and Gifts, 1963-1967
3
5
Invoices, 1950-1966
(22 folders)
3
6-27
Invoices, 1967-1975
(7 folders)
4
1-7
Invoices - A Miscellaneous, 1950-1975
4
8
Invoices - B Miscellaneous, 1950-1975
4
9
Invoices - C Miscellaneous, 1950-1975
4
10
Invoices - D Miscellaneous, 1950-1975
4
11
Invoices - E Miscellaneous, 1950-1975
4
12
Invoices - F Miscellaneous, 1950-1975
4
13
Invoices - K Miscellaneous, 1950-1975
4
14
Invoices - N Miscellaneous, 1950-1975
4
15
Invoices - W Miscellaneous, 1950-1975
4
16
Invoices - William Brice Works of Art, 1951-1961
(2 folders)
4
17-18
Invoices - Sidney and Frances Brody, 1950-1961
(2 folders)
4
19-20
Invoices - Curt Valentine Gallery, 1949-1955
(2 folders)
4
21-22
Invoices - From Curt Valentine Gallery, 1950-1955
(2 folders)
4
23-24
Invoices - Downtown Gallery, 1949-1955
4
25
Invoices - James Strombotne Works of Art, 1958-1965
4
26
Invoices - Howard Warsaw Works of Art, 1950-1957
4
27
M. Knoedler and Co., Inc., 1950-1971
(6 folders)
4
28-33
Sales Log, 1952-1975
(3 folders)
4
34-36
Checks Drawn to Pierre Matisse, 1969-1970
4
37
Oversized Accounting Ledgers, 1950-1971
(oversized items housed in Box 23-28)
4
38
Oversized Accounting Ledgers, 1950-1955
(from Box 4, F. 38)
(6 folders)
23
1-6
Oversized Accounting Ledgers, 1953-1959
(from Box 4, F. 38)
(5 folders)
24
1-5
Oversized Accounting Ledgers, 1958-1963
(from Box 4, F. 38)
(6 folders)
25
1-6
Oversized Accounting Ledgers, 1963-1967
(from Box 4, F. 38)
(6 folders)
26
1-6
Oversized Accounting Ledgers, 1967-1971
(from Box 4, F. 38)
(6 folders)
27
1-6

Series 3: Exhibition Files, 1937-1975
(Box 5-6; 1.5 linear feet)

Exhibition files document Frank Perls Gallery exhibitions with catalogs, announcements, newspaper clippings, photographs, press releases, price lists, and correspondence. The files also document exhibitions that Frank Perls curated at other locations. Files for the Matisse retrospective in 1966 include meeting minutes, expense sheets, loan inventories, photographs, articles, and catalog drafts. Photographs in this series are mostly photographs of exhibition openings and installation views. Exhibitions at all three Frank Perls Gallery locations are depicted.
Exhibition catalogs and announcements are arranged chronologically. Individual exhibition files are organized by name and file contents are arranged chronologically.
DescriptionContainer
Catalogs and Announcements, 1939-1974
(8 folders)
5
1-8
Catalogs and Announcements - Other Galleries, 1939-1974
5
9
Press Releases, 1950-1974
(3 folders)
5
10-12
Clippings, 1941, 1950-1974
(2 folders)
5
13-14
Alexander Calder Exhibition, 1953, 1963
5
15
Matisse Retrospective, 1965
5
16
Matisse Retrospective - Correspondence, 1964-1966
(2 folders)
5
17-18
Matisse Retrospective - Meeting Minutes, 1965
5
19
Matisse Retrospective - Paintings, 1965
5
20
Matisse Retrospective - Sculpture and Drawing, 1965
5
21
Matisse Retrospective - Expenses, 1965-1966
5
22
Matisse Retrospective - Articles, 1966
5
23
Matisse Retrospective - Writings for Catalog, 1965
5
24
Matisse Retrospective - Catalog, 1965-1966
(2 folders)
5
25-26
Matisse Retrospective - Photographs, 1966
(4 folders)
5
27-30
Henri Matisse - Exhibitions at Perls Gallery, 1967-1970
(2 folders)
5
31-32
Cezanne Exhibit in Japan - Photographs, 1975
5
33
Klaus Perls Gallery - Exhibition Catalogs and Photographs, circa 1937
5
34
Frank Perls Gallery on Sunset Boulevard - Photographs, circa 1939
5
35
Frank Perls Gallery on Camden Drive - Photographs, circa 1950-1966
(3 folders)
5
36-38
Exhibition Opening - Photographs, 1950
6
1
"People: Selected Works of Art,", 1966
6
2
"Matisse, Miro, Picasso,", 1969-1970
6
3
"Christmas Show,", 1966-1967, 1971
(2 folders)
6
4-5
"Graphics by 24 Artists,", 1970
6
6
Pablo Picasso Exhibition at UCLA, 1961
(2 folders)
6
7-8
Pablo Picasso Exhibition at UCLA - Publicity, 1961
6
9
Pablo Picasso Exhibitions at Frank Perls Gallery, 1966-1971
(4 folders)
6
10-13
Pablo Picasso Exhibition at Los Angeles County Museum of Art - "60 Years of Graphic Works" Selection of Works, 1966
6
14
Pablo Picasso Exhibition at Los Angeles County Museum of Art - "60 Years of Graphic Works" Catalog Corrections, 1966
6
15
Pablo Picasso Exhibition at Los Angeles County Museum of Art - "60 Years of Graphic Works" Invoices, 1966
6
16
Pablo Picasso Exhibition at Los Angeles County Museum of Art - "60 Years of Graphic Works" Correspondence, 1966
6
17
Pablo Picasso Exhibition at Los Angeles County Museum of Art - "60 Years of Graphic Works" Loans by Frank Perls, 1966
6
18
Pablo Picasso Exhibition at Los Angeles County Museum of Art - "60 Years of Graphic Works" Photographs, 1966
6
19

Series 4: Subject Files, circa 1939-1983
(Box 6-22; 16.5 linear feet)

This series is the most extensive in the collection and reflects the order of the files maintained during the operation of the gallery. Subjects refer to named correspondents, family members, organizations, galleries, museums, publications, non-Frank Perls Gallery exhibitions, and art topics of interest. Although some of the files represent collected reference materials, the majority consist primarily of correspondence. Perls made very few distinctions between his work and personal life; his closest friends were artists he represented, clients whose collections he helped build, art critics he befriended, and fellow gallery owners he admired. This series provides rich documentation on these personal, family, and professional relationships.
Of particular note are files documenting Perls involvement with the Art Dealers Association of America, an organization dedicated to the high standards of ethical practice in the profession. Many files in this series document Perls professional efforts to uncover corruption and fraud within the art world, especially in Los Angeles.
While this series also contains scattered invoices, most financial records are found in the general financial and business records series. Photographs are also scattered within. The majority of the exhibition files filed here do not represent Frank Perls Gallery exhibitions. The few exhibition files found here are related to other business, such as requests for authentication of artwork and records documenting stolen and fake art investigations.
This series is arranged alphabetically by subject.
DescriptionContainer
Miscellaneous Ab-Ag, 1950-1975
6
20
Miscellaneous Ah-Ap, 1950-1975
6
21
Miscellaneous Ar, 1950-1975
6
22
Miscellaneous As-Ay, 1950-1975
6
23
Aenne Abels, 1954-1957
6
24
Agence Maritime Delamare and Cie, 1961-1964
6
25
William Ahmandson, 1972
6
26
The Alan Gallery, 1954-1966
(2 folders)
6
27-28
Alexandre Rabow Galleries, 1953-1969
6
29
J. W. Alsdorf, 1954-1956
6
30
Sam Amato, 1957-1969
6
31-32
Ines Amor, 1952-1953
6
33
Oliver Andrews, 1955-1963
6
34
Paule Anglim, 1962-1974, 1988
(2 folders)
6
35-36
Joseph Ansen, 1970-1974
6
37
Alexander Archipenko, 1962, 1966
6
38
American Federation of Arts, 1950-1964
6
39
Arts Council of Great Britain, 1968
6
40
Art Dealers Association of America - Appraisals, 1963-1973
6
41
Art Dealers Association of America - Correspondence, 1962-1975
(3 folders)
6
42-44
Art Dealers Association of America - Dispute with Vincent Price and Sears, Roebuck and Co., circa 1966-1967
(4 folders)
7
1-4
Art Index, Inc., 1974
7
5
The Art Digest, 1950-1963, 1974
7
6
Art Institute of Chicago, 1952-1970
7
7
Leonard and Betty Asher, 1950-1967
7
8
Dorothy and Lee Ault, 1950-1971
7
9
Walter Aufhauser, 1966-1975
7
10
Miscellaneous Ba, 1950-1975
7
11
Miscellaneous Be, 1950-1975
7
12
Miscellaneous Bi-Bl, 1950-1975
7
13
Miscellaneous Bo, 1950-1975
7
14
Miscellaneous Br, 1950-1975
7
15
Miscellaneous Bu-By, 1950-1975
7
16
B. C. Holland Gallery, 1961-1973
7
17
Solomon Baker, 1971
7
18
Baltimore Museum of Art, 1959-1972
7
19
Stanley Barbee, 1950-1966
7
20
Sidney Barlow, 1974
7
21
Arline Barnsdall Estate, 1952-1953
7
22
Gene Bautzer, 1958-1969
7
23
Max Beckman, 1950, 1970
7
24
B. E. Bensinger, 1961-1973
7
25
Berkeley Express and Moving Co., 1952-1962
7
26
Betty McLean Gallery, 1951-1953, 1972
7
27
City of Beverly Hills Show - "50 Years of Beverly Hills,", 1964
7
28
Michael Blankfort, 1958-1969
7
29
Barbara Gopel, 1970-1972
7
30
Margaret and Harry Bradley, 1952-1973
7
31
George Bradshaw, 1950-1967
7
32
Leon Brillouin, 1944, 1950-1958
7
33
William Brinkman, 1955
7
34
Eugene Berman, 1947-1960, 1964-1965
(3 folders)
7
35-37
Eugene Berman - Photographs, circa 1937-1952
7
38
John Berggruen, 1970-1975
8
1
Heinz Berggruen, 1954-1975
(10 folders)
8
2-11
Heinz Berggruen - Financial Records, 1966-1975
(2 folders)
8
12-13
Heinz Berggruen - Consigned Picasso Exhibit, 1961-1962
8
14
Heinz Berggruen - Consigned Chagall Exhibit, 1967
8
15
Heinz Berggruen - Consigned Picasso and Matisse Exhibit, 1964
8
16
Heinz Berggruen - Consigned Exhibition of Lithographs, Etchings, and Linoleum Cuts, 1963
8
17
Bishop Lawsuit - Maurice Utrillo Painting, 1972-1973
(2 folders)
8
18-19
Leigh Block, 1957-1967
8
20
Jean Boggs, 1956-1971
8
21
Pierre Bonnard, circa 1952-1966
8
22
Eugene Boudin, 1973
8
23
Charles Boyer, 1959-1970, 1983
(2 folders)
8
24-25
Charles Boyer - Photographs from Perls Inventory, 1970
8
26
Alan Brandt - Kamer Gallery, 1963-1966
8
27
Georges Braque - Photographs of Works of Art, circa 1957-1961
8
28
Erica Brausen - The Hanover Gallery, 1958-1974
8
29
William Brice, 1951-1961
(3 folders)
8
30-32
William Brice, 1962-1965, 1969-1975
(2 folders)
9
1-2
William Brice - Photographs, circa 1947-1960
9
3
David Bright, 1958-1964
9
4
Dolly Bright, 1966-1981
9
5
Dolly Bright - Inventory of Property for David Bright, 1966
9
6
Sidney and Frances Brody, 1950-1975
(4 folders)
9
7-10
Sidney and Frances Brody - Insurance, circa 1967-1971
(2 folders)
9
11-12
Sidney and Frances Brody - Photographs, circa 1950-1975
9
13
Heidi Bucher, 1973
9
14
Bernard Buffet, circa 1956
9
15
Carter Burden, 1963-1967
9
16
Reg Butler - Exhibitions, 1963-1964, 1973
9
17
Reg Butler - Exhibition Photographs and Catalogs, 1963-1964
9
18
Miscellaneous Ca-Ce, 1950-1975
9
19
Miscellaneous Ch-Cl, 1950-1975
9
20
Miscellaneous Co-Cu, 1950-1975
9
21
Alexander Calder, 1950-1973
9
22
Alexander Calder - Printed Material, circa 1949-1973
9
23
California Palace of the Legion of Honor, 1950-1971
(2 folders)
9
24-25
William Candy, 1955, 1957-1973
(3 folders)
9
26-28
Cass Canfield, 1970, 1973
9
29
Carnegie Institute, 1952-1967
9
30
Cart and Crate, 1974-1976
9
31
Paul Cezanne, 1963-1974
9
32
Marc Chagall, 1951-1972
9
33
Wesley Chamberlain, 1962-1963
9
34
City Art Museum of St. Louis, 1950-1974
9
35
Arthur J. Cohen (Tom), 1950-1951
9
36
Ludwig and Erik Charell, 1954-1974
9
37
Giorgio de Chirico, circa 1972-1973
10
1
Christie, Manson, and Wood, Inc., 1966-1974
10
2
Robert Chuey, 1950-1963
(3 folders)
10
3-5
Cincinnati Art Museum, 1959
10
6
Cincinnati Modern Art Society, 1950-1954
10
7
City of Paris, California, 1950
10
8
Paul Lewis Clemons, 1941-1951
10
9
Victoria Coberly, 1970-1973
10
10
Coe Kerr Gallery, 1969-1975
10
11
Sidney Cohn, 1958-1971
10
12
Herbert Cole, 1950-1974
10
13
John Coleman, 1959-1961
10
14
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 1953-1955, 1965
(2 folders)
10
15-16
Committee to Rescue Italian Art - Auction, 1966-1967
10
17
Barnaby Conrad, 1953-1955
10
18
Douglas Cooper, 1960-1972
10
19
Camille Corot, 1967
10
20
Gustave Courbet, 1972-1973
10
21
Leonardo Cremonini, 1952-1954
10
22
Templeton Crocker Estate, 1959-1960, 1983
10
23
Jerome Crossman Estate, 1970-1974
10
24
George Cukor, 1950-1967
10
25
Davd Cummings, 1969-1970
10
26
Miscellaneous Da-De, 1950-1975
10
27
Miscellaneous Di-Du, 1950-1975
10
28
Abner Dean, 1955-1957
10
29
Kirk Douglas, 1956-1969
10
30
B. N. Desenberg, 1966-1975
10
31
Louis W. Douglas, Jr., 1958-1961
10
32
Peter Deitsch, 1962-1967
10
33
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1952-1953, 1961-1967
10
34
Dallas Museum for Contemporary Arts, 1959-1963
10
35
Danzas and Co. International Shipping, 1960
10
36
Lew Davis, 1950-1952
10
37
Day and Meyer - Packers, Shippers, and Movers, 1961-1963
10
38
John Decker, circa 1939-1942
10
39
Edgar Degas - Copperplates, 1959-1964, 1979
(2 folders)
10
40-41
Edgar Degas - Copperplates Exhibit - Photographs, 1959
10
42
Edward Degas - Photographs of Works of Art, Undated
10
43
Gabriel Dereppe, 1957-1964
(2 folders)
10
44-45
Armand Deutsch, 1951, 1955, 1959-1963, 1969
10
46
Ross DeVean, 1952-1962
10
47
John Dodds, 1971-1972
10
48
The Downtown Gallery, 1949-1956, 1964
10
49-50
Charles Dreifus, 1954-1966
10
51
Rene Dreyfusss, 1962-1963
10
52
Jean Dubuffet, 1958-1960, 1969, 1973
10
53
Jean Dubuffet, 1964
10
54
Jean Dubuffet, 1973
11
1
Teeny Duchamp, circa 1960-1969
11
2
Charles Ducommun, 1960-1974
11
3
Raoul Dufy, 1954, 1969-1974
11
4
Durlacher Brothers, 1950
11
5
Miscellaneous E, 1950-1975
11
6
Edwin Engelberts Galerie, 1968-1974
11
7
Majorie Eaton, 1960
11
8
Lynn Epsteen, 1970-1974
11
9
Ernest Raboff Gallery, 1960-1967
11
10
Eric Estorick, 1958-1960
11
11
Maybelle Ekren, 1961-1962
11
12
Max Ernst, circa 1961
11
13
Miscellaneous Fa-Fl, 1950-1975
11
14
Miscellaneous Fo-Fu, 1950-1975
11
15
William Fadiman, 1959-1969
11
16
George Fearing, Jr., 1953-1955
11
17
M. F. Feheley, 1957-1961
11
18
Richard Feigen, 1955-1974
(2 folders)
11
19-20
Marianne Feilchenfeldt, 1951-1971
11
21
Feingarten Galleries, 1961-1962
11
22
Lyonel Feininger, circa 1960
11
23
Felix Landau Gallery, 1957-1970
11
24
Gian Ferrari, 1958-1959
11
25
Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, 1952-1974
11
26
Oskar Fischinger, 1950-1962
11
27
Lawrence Fleischman, 1959
11
28
William Flores, 1967
11
29
Fogg Art Museum - Harvard University, 1962-1971
11
30
Fort Worth Museums, 1967, 1972
11
31
Fort Worth Art Center, 1956-1974
11
32
Sam Francis, 1975
11
33
Ruth Francken, 1968-1970
(3 folders)
11
34-36
Ruth Francken - Photographs, circa 1968-1969
11
37
Jane Fish Franklin, 1972-1973
11
38
Arthur Freed, 1951-1974
11
39
Theodore Freiborg, 1960-1962
11
40
George Frelinghuysen, 1961-1962
11
41
Frick Art Reference Library, 1950-1971
11
42
Alan Frumkin Gallery, 1956-1970
11
43
Miscellaneous Ga-Ge, 1950-1975
11
44
Miscellaneous Gi-Go, 1950-1975
11
45
Miscellaneous Gr-Gu, 1950-1975
11
46
Christa Gaehde, 1972-1973
11
47
Galerie Beyeler, 1956-1974
(2 folders)
11
48-49
Galerie Beyeler - Exhitition at Frank Perls Gallery, 1966-1967
(2 folders)
11
50-51
Galerie Bing, 1951-1957
11
52
Galerie Bonino, 1969-1970
11
53
Galerie Brockstedt, 1971, 1974-1975
11
54
Galerie Brusberg, 1967-1974
12
1
Galerie Claude Bernard, 1963-1975
12
2
Galerie de France, 1967-1968
(2 folders)
12
3-4
Galerie Europe, 1962-1968
12
5
Galerie Georges Moos, 1969-1974
(2 folders)
12
6-7
Galerie Gerald Cramer, 1955-1974
12
8
Galerie Jan Krugier, 1973-1974
12
9
Galerie Louise Leiris, 1953-1974
12
10
Galerie Wolfgang Ketterer, 1960-1976
(2 folders)
12
11-12
Galleria Odyssia, 1958-1959
12
13
Galerie Rosengart, 1953-1967
12
14
Galerie Rudolf Hoffman, 1973
12
15
Galerie St. Etienne, 1956-1957
12
16
Galerie Schmucking, 1974
12
17
Galerie 65, 1955-1966
12
18
Galleria D'Arte Del Naviglio, 1958-1960
12
19
Paul Gauguin, 1972-1973
12
20
General Adjustment Bureau, 1952-1954
12
21
German Art Dealers, 1954-1955
12
22
Philip Gersh, 1955-1972
12
23
Otto Gerson, 1950-1969
(2 folders)
12
24-25
Alberto Giacometti, circa 1959-1975
(2 folders)
12
26-27
Alberto Giacometti - Ink Sketch, 1958
12
28
Alberto Giacometti - Exhibition, 1970-1971
12
29
Alberto Giacometti - Photographs of Works of Art, circa 1960-1970
(2 folders)
12
30-31
Gimpel Fils Gallery, 1958-1961
12
32
Harry Ginsberg, 1950-1958
12
33
Robert Ginder, 1960-1965
12
34
Paulette Goddard, 1951
12
35
Jean Godebski, 1960-1961
12
36
William Goetz, 1947, 1951-1972
12
37
William Goetz - Inventory and Appraisal Sheets, circa 1959-1969
12
38
Roy J. Goldberg Case - Clippings, 1955
12
39
Sam and Frances Goldwyn, 1953, 1971-1974
12
40
Gallery Loans - Closing Camden Drive Gallery, circa 1964-1965
12
41
Miscellaneous Ha, 1950-1975
12
42
Miscellaneous He-Hn, 1950-1975
12
43
Miscellaneous Ho-Hy, 1950-1975
12
44
Walter Haas, 1950-1971
(2 folders)
12
45-46
Hahn Brothers, 1969-1973
12
47
Paul Haim, 1974
12
48
William Haines, 1950-1974
12
49
Robert Halff, 1958-1961
12
50
Hammer Galleries, 1957-1968
12
51
Joan Harrison, 1960-1962
12
52
Ernest Hauswedell, 1969-1974
12
53
Gaston de Havenon, 1955-1971
12
54
Harold Hecht, 1956-1974
(2 folders)
12
55-56
Joan Hazlitt, 1969-1974
12
57
Catharine Heerman, 1954-1958
12
58
Hein Antiquites, 1953-1971
12
59
Marco Hellman, 1951-1968
13
1
Ernest Herman, 1966-1972
13
2
Michael Hertz, 1967-1973
13
3
Philippe Hiquily, 1958-1962, 1975
13
4
Joseph Hirshhorn, 1961-1975
(2 folders)
13
5-6
Alfred Hitchcock, 1970
13
7
Rudolf Hoflehner, 1963-1973
13
8
Gordon Holmes, 1955-1975
13
9
Florence Homolka, 1950-1952
13
10
Honolulu Academy of Arts, 1952-1961
13
11
Arthur Hornblow, 1955-1958
13
12
John Houseman, 1950-1956
13
13
Houston Museum of Fine Arts, 1951-1966
13
14
Miscellaneous I, 1950-1975
13
15
I.R.S. Art Advisory Panel, 1970-1973
13
16
Indiana University, 1959
13
17
The Isaac Delgado Museum, 1951, 1965
13
18
Isaac Brothers Company, 1967-1969
13
19
Miscellaneous Ja-Jo, 1950-1975
13
20
Miscellaneous Jo-Ju, 1950-1975
13
21
J. Lee Johnson, 1953-1976
13
22
Sam and Mildred Jaffe, 1950-1963
13
23
James Bourlet and Sons, Inc., 1974
13
24
James Vigeveno, 1949-1965
13
25
Miscellaneous Ka-Ke, 1950-1975
13
26
Miscellaneous Kh-Kl, 1950-1975
13
27
Miscellaneous Ko-Ku, 1950-1975
13
28
Estella Katzenellenbogen, 1950-1975
(2 folders)
13
29-30
Lyton Kistler, 1950-1955
13
31
John F. Kennedy, 1950
13
32
Wassily Kandinsky, 1969
13
33
Kimbell Art Museum, 1969-1974
13
34
Joseph Koepfli, 1962-1975
13
35
Edmond Kohn, 1961-1962
13
36
Kornfeld and Klipstein, 1961-1973
(4 folders)
13
37-40
Ernie Kovacs, 1960
13
41
Karl Heinz Krause, 1966
13
42
Kunst Kabinett Klihm, 1954-1958
13
43
Miscellaneous La, 1950-1975
13
44
Miscellaneous Led-Les, 1950-1975
13
45
Miscellaneous Lev-Lew, 1950-1975
13
46
Miscellaneous Li, 1950-1975
13
47
Miscellaneous Lo-Ly, 1950-1975
14
1
Stephan Lackner, 1955-1963
14
2
La Jolla Museum of Art, 1960-1969
14
3
Charles Laughton, 1955-1959, 1964
14
4
Jacob Lawrence, 1958
14
5
Rico Lebrun, 1950-1967
(3 folders)
14
6-8
Lucien Lefebvre-Foinet, 1963-1974
14
9
Legal Matters, 1956-1960
14
10
Fernand Leger, circa 1952-1958
14
11
Leicester Galleries, 1949, 1953-1968
14
12
Jack Lemmon, 1963-1976
14
13
Sarah Lewis Estate, 1964
14
14
Orme Lewis, 1959-1971
14
15
Jacques Lipchitz, 1951-1957
14
16
Life Magazine
, 1952-1961
14
17
Anatole Litvak, 1950-1959
14
18
David Loew Estate, 1966-1973
14
19
Long Beach Municipal Art Center, 1952-1959
14
20
Long Beach Museum of Art, 1957-1973
14
21
Look Magazine
, 1951-1953
14
22
Los Angeles - City and County Agencies, 1950-1968
(3 folders)
14
23-25
Los Angeles County Museum - Art Rental Gallery, 1953-1964
(5 folders)
14
26-30
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1941-1942, 1950-1974
(5 folders)
14
31-35
Los Angeles County Museum of Art - Edvard Munch Exhibition, 1968-1969
(2 folders)
14
36-37
Los Angeles County Museum of Art - Picasso Exhibition, 1966
(2 folders)
14
38-39
Los Angeles County Art Museum Fund, circa 1954-1964
14
40
Los Angeles Furniture Mart, 1958
14
41
Julius Lowy, 1951-1959
15
1
Wright Ludington, 1950-1975
15
2
Lumley Cazalet Ltd., 1966-1976
(8 folders)
15
3-10
Lumley Cazalet Ltd. - Matisse Woodblock, 1975-1976
15
11
Miscellaneous Mac-Mah, 1950-1975
15
12
Miscellaneous Mai-Mar, 1950-1975
15
13
Miscellaneous Mas-Mey, 1950-1975
15
14
Miscellaneous Mi-Moo, 1950-1975
15
15
Miscellaneous Mor-My, 1950-1975
15
16
M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, 1950-1955
15
17
M. Knoedler and Company, 1949-1973
(11 folders)
15
18-28
M. Knoedler and Company - Telegrams, 1950-1956
15
29
Claire McCardell, 1952-1971
15
30
James McClane, 1950-1972
15
31
Jim McGarrell, 1955-1974
(4 folders)
16
1-4
Jim McGarrell - Exhibitions, circa 1960-1964
16
5
Jim McGarrell - Sales, 1961-1965
(3 folders)
16
6-8
Jim McGarrell - Sales Invoices, 1955-1965
16
9
Jimmy McHugh, 1951-1968, 1974
16
10
Madoura Galerie, 1956-1962
(2 folders)
16
11-12
Maeght Editeur, 1950-1974
16
13
Aristide Maillol, circa 1960
16
14
Margaret Mallory, 1957-1965
16
15
Martin Manulis, 1959-1967
16
16
Frederic March, 1974-1975
16
17
Hans Marcuse, 1953-1954
16
18
Stanley Marcus, 1949-1973
(3 folders)
16
19-21
Hans Marcuse, 1955-1959
16
22
Eugene Marich, 1954-1967
(2 folders)
16
23-24
Marino Marini, circa 1954-1968
(2 folders)
16
25-26
Luella and Sam Maslon, 1951-1970
16
27
Gregory Masurovsky, 1969-1970
(2 folders)
16
28-29
Henri Matisse, circa 1964-1974
16
30
Henri Matisse - Potential Fake Bronze, 1966
16
31
Henri Matisse - Public Auction Catalogs, 1966
16
32
Henri Matisse - Exhibition, 1952
16
33
Henri Matisse - Woodblocks, circa 1965-1976
16
34
Henri Matisse - Photographs, Undated
16
35
Henri Matisse - Insurance Fraud, 1968-1974
17
1
Jean Matisse, 1963-1974
(2 folders)
17
2-3
Pierre Matisse, 1949-1974
(8 folders)
17
4-11
Peter Matisse, 1960-1973
17
12
Roberto Matta, 1960-1965, 1972
17
13
Patrick Matthiesen, 1971
17
14
Morton May, 1952-1971
17
15
Tom May, 1951-1967
17
16
Mayfair Fine Art, 1969-1971
17
17
The Mayor Gallery, 1965-1975
17
18
David Mellinkoff, 1953-1955
17
19
Paul Mellon, 1968-1976
17
20
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1950-1968
17
21
Thomas Miller, 1968-1974
17
22
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1951-1970
17
23
Harold Mirisch, 1957-1970
17
24
Joan Miro, circa 1971-1975
17
25
Joan Miro - "30 Graphics" Exhibition, 1969-1970
17
26
Joan Miro - Photographs, circa 1969-1970
17
27
Edward Mitchell, 1973
17
28
Tom Mitchell, 1940-1965
(2 folders)
17
29-30
Amedeo Modigliani, 1951-1963
17
31
Claude Monet, Undated
17
32
Henry Moore, 1956-1958
17
33
Giorgio Morandi, circa 1950s
17
34
Robert Motherwell, 1951
17
35
Edvard Munch, circa 1972
17
36
Edvard Munch - Catalog, Undated
17
37
Museum of Modern Art, 1950-1974
(4 folders)
18
1-4
Museum of Modern Art - Insurance Claim, 1970-1972
18
5
Miscellaneous N, 1950-1975
18
6
National Gallery of Art, 1960-1973
18
7
National Museum of Western Art - Tokyo, 1974
18
8
Patricia Neal, 1950-1968
18
9
Edward Newell, 1958-1960
18
10
Gladys Norton, 1955-1965
18
11
Miscellaneous O, 1950-1975
18
12
L'Obelisco Galleria d'Arte, 1955-1967
18
13
Clifford Odets Estate, 1967-1968
18
14
Gerald Oliven, 1953-1955
18
15
Niels Onstad, 1961-1962
18
16
Doris Oppenheimer, 1952
18
17
Walter Oppenheimer, 1961-1968
18
18
Oslo, Norway, 1959-1970
18
19
Miscellaneous Pa-Pe, 1950-1975
18
20
Miscellaneous Pe-Ph, 1950-1975
18
21
Miscellaneous Pl-Po, 1950-1975
18
22
Miscellaneous Pr-Pu, 1950-1975
18
23
Louis Pappas, 1951-1968
(2 folders)
18
24-25
Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1950-1972
(3 folders)
18
26-28
Pasadena Art Museum, 1954-1973
18
29
Jules Pascin, circa 1962, 1970
18
30
Peter Paul, 1972-1980
(2 folders)
18
31-32
Paul Kantor Gallery, 1957-1974
(2 folders)
18
33-34
Channing Peake, 1950-1962
(2 folders)
18
35-36
Katie Peake, 1950, 1971-1972
18
37
Max Pechstein, 1956-1958
18
38
Hugo Perls, 1959
18
39
Klaus Perls, 1950-1953
18
40
Klaus Perls, 1954-1975
(5 folders)
19
1-5
Marianne Perls, 1980
19
6
Eugenie Soderberg, circa 1971
19
7
Phoenix Art Galleries and Museums, 1953-1964
19
8
Pablo Picasso - Printed Materials, circa 1939-1973
19
9
Pablo Picasso - Photographs of Works of Art, 1922-1973
(2 folders)
19
10-11
Pablo Picasso - Photographs of Family and Friends, circa 1950-1970
(2 folders)
19
12-13
Pablo Picasso - Photographs of "Picasso Girl,", circa 1950-1960
19
14
Pablo Picasso - Verifications of Work, circa 1948-1963
19
15
Pablo Picasso - Correspondence, circa 1953-1973
19
16
Maya Widmaier (Picasso), 1967-1976
19
17
Maya Widmaier (Picasso) with Frank Perls - Photographs, 1973
19
18
James Pinto, 1952
19
19
Camille Pissarro, Undated
19
20
James Poe, 1950-1963
19
21
James Pollock, 1950-1958
19
22
Vincent Price, 1952-1968
19
23
The Print Collectors Newsletter, 1971-1974
19
24
Quatre Chemins - Editart, 1952-1974
19
25
Miscellaneous Ra, 1950-1975
19
26
Miscellaneous Re, 1950-1975
19
27
Miscellaneous Rh-Ri, 1950-1975
19
28
Miscellaneous Ro, 1950-1975
19
29
Miscellaneous Ru-Ry, 1950-1975
19
30
Richard J. Rasmussen, 1951-1971
19
31
Olie Rauh, 1955-1958
19
32
Vladimir Raykis, 1953-1965
19
33
James Real, 1973
19
34
Reed College, 1963-1964
19
35
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1970-1971
19
36
John Rewald, 1951-1974
(3 folders)
19
37-39
Robert Rifkind, 1955, 1969-1974
(3 folders)
19
40-42
Robert Rifkind - Litigation Against Frank Perls' Estate, 1975
19
43
Edward G. Robinson, 1956-1971
20
1
Edward G. Robinson - Art Collection, 1955-1956
20
2
Allan Roos, 1962-1964, 1972-1973
20
3
Bernard Rosenthal, 1951-1955, 1973
20
4
Georges Rouault, circa 1958-1960
20
5
Henri Rousseau, Undated
20
6
Peter Paul Rubens, Undated
20
7
Madeleine Russell, 1950-1971
20
8
Niki de Saint Phalle, 1968-1969
20
9
Miscellaneous Sa, 1950-1975
20
10
Miscellaneous Sc, 1950-1975
20
11
Miscellaneous Se, 1950-1975
20
12
Miscellaneous Sh, 1950-1975
20
13
Miscellaneous Si, 1950-1975
20
14
Miscellaneous Sl-Sp, 1950-1975
20
15
Miscellaneous Sta, 1950-1975
20
16
Miscellaneous Ste, 1950-1975
20
17
Miscellaneous Sto-Stu, 1950-1975
20
18
Miscellaneous Su-Sy, 1950-1975
20
19
Saidenberg Gallery, 1953-1974
20
20
Samuel Kootz Gallery, 1949-1954
20
21
San Francisco Museum of Art, 1950-1971
(2 folders)
20
22-23
San Felipe Gallery, 1953-1955
20
24
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1950-1974
(4 folders)
20
25-28
William Saroyan, 1942, 1954
20
29
William Schonfeldt, 1972-1974
20
30
Taft Schreiber, 1965-1968
20
31
Hans de Schulthess Estate, 1963-1967
20
32
Kurt Schweidler, 1969-1974
20
33
Franz Seeman, 1950-1951
20
34
Andre Dunoyer de Segonzac, 1962
20
35
Jacques Seligmann and Company, 1953-1959
20
36
Jennifer Jones Selznick, 1946, 1970-1971
20
37
Richard Sherwood, 1962-1969
20
38
Sydney Shoenberg, 1954-1956
20
39
Sidney Sheldon, 1971-1972
20
40
Harry Sherwood, 1956-1959
20
41
Sidney Janis Gallery, 1951-1961
20
42
Lucille Ellis Simon, 1970-1971
20
43
Norton Simon, 1962, 1967-1973
(2 folders)
21
1-2
Noel Singer, 1964
21
3
George Slaff, 1951-1969
21
4
Marvin Small, 1959-1974
21
5
Caroline Snyder, 1950-1974
21
6
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1953-1975
21
7
Sotheby and Company, 1966-1975
(3 folders)
21
8-10
Chaim Soutine, 1973
21
11
The Stable Gallery, 1955-1956
21
12
Otto Stangl, 1953-1968
(2 folders)
21
13-14
Stephen Hahn Gallery, 1957-1974
21
15
Ray Stark, 1950-1973
21
16
Gertrude Stein Estate, 1967
21
17
Lionel Steinberg, 1950-1954, 1970
21
18
Saul Steinberg, 1950-1967
21
19
Frederick Stern - Deposition Regarding Authenticity of Painting by Rembrandt, 1973
21
20
Ala Story, 1959-1972
21
21
Barbra Streisand, 1971-1972
21
22
James Strombotne, 1957-1965, 1974
(6 folders)
21
23-28
David Stuart, 1969
21
29
Paul Suttman, 1970-1973
21
30
Miscellaneous T, 1950-1975
21
31
Tamarind Lithography Workshop, 1962-1965
21
32
Rufino Tamayo, 1951-1978
21
33
Ann Taniguchi, 1953-1954
21
34
Lorenzo Tedesco, 1950-1954
21
35
Richard Tetlie, 1966-1968
21
36
Eugene Thaw, 1910-1975
21
37
Travel to U.S.S.R., 1959
21
38
Guenther Troche, 1954-1956, 1966
21
39
Johanna Tuohy, 1964, 1970-1975,
21
40
Miscellaneous U (includes universities), 1950-1975
21
41
United Production of America (UPA) - Raoul Dufy Film, 1955-1956
21
42
United States Customs, 1956-1974
21
43
University of California, 1950-1973
(2 folders)
21
44-45
University of California at Los Angeles Art Council, 1959-1970
21
46
University of Illinois, 1952-1964
21
47
University of Southern California, 1950-1954
21
48
University of Washington - Henry Gallery, 1953-1956
21
49
Miscellaneous V, 1950-1975
21
50
Maurice Utrillo, circa 1959
22
1
Curt Valentin, 1950-1956, 1984
(4 folders)
22
2-5
Elsabe Valcke, 1970-1972
22
6
Vincent Van Gogh, circa 1958-1960
22
7
Leonor Vassena, 1963
22
8
Doris Vidor (Mrs. Charles), 1950-1967
22
9
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1958
22
10
Maurice de Vlaminck, 1957
22
11
Miscellaneous Wa, 1950-1975
22
12
Miscellaneous We-Wh, 1950-1975
22
13
Miscellaneous Wi-Wy, 1950-1975
22
14
Hal B. Wallis, 1963-1975
22
15
Howard Warshaw, 1950-1958
(3 folders)
22
16-18
Lew Wasserman, 1958-1970
22
19
Frederick Weisman, 1963-1966
22
20
The Westland School, 1958-1960
22
21
The Weyhe Gallery, 1949-1954
22
22
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1956-1971
22
23
Billy Wilder, 1950-1975
(3 folders)
22
24-26
James Wilson, 1962
22
27
Anne Windfohr (Tandy), 1951-1975
(3 folders)
22
28-30
Anne Windfohr (Tandy) - Inventory Sheets, circa 1962
22
31
James Wines, 1958-1959
22
32
George Wittenborn, 1954-1974
22
33
Natalie Wood, 1969-1975
22
34
Zao Wou-Ki, 1963-1969
22
35
Paul Wunderlich, 1969-1973
22
36
Miscellaneous Y, 1950-1975
22
37
Audrey Young, 1950-1972
22
38
Stanley Young, 1953-1954
22
39
Miscellaneous Z, 1950-1975
22
40
Charles Zakok, 1952-1956
22
41
Paul Ziffren, 1954-1971
22
42
Pauline Zollner (Soergel), 1970-1972
22
43

Series 5: Scrapbooks, 1937-1957
(Box 28; .3 linear feet)

Two scrapbooks document the activities of the Perls Gallery in New York from 1937-1939 and the Frank Perls Gallery in Los Angeles from 1951-1957. The scrapbooks contain carefully dated newspaper and magazine clippings and exhibition announcements.
DescriptionContainer
Oversized Scrapbook - Perls Gallery in New York, 1937-1939
28
Oversized Scrapbook - Frank Perls Gallery in Los Angeles, 1951-1957
(2 folders)
28

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