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Galerie Chalette records, 1916-1999, bulk 1939-1994

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Series 5: Photographs , circa 1920s-1994
7 Linear feet
Boxes 10-16, 24-25

This series contains photographs, slides, negatives, transparencies, and photo albums of artwork, the Lejwa's personal art collection, family photographs, and travel snapshots. Photographs may also be found in Series 2: Artists' Files.
The series is arranged as 2 subseries:
  • Subseries 5.1: Art Photographs, circa 1920s-1990s
  • Subseries 5.2: Lejwa Personal Photographs, circa 1920s-1994
5.1: Art Photographs, circa 1920s-1990s
The photographs, transparencies, and slides in this subseries generally consist of professional artwork images, although there are some that include images of artists such as Barbara Hepworth and Jerzy Tchorzewski, and exhibit openings such as Jean Arp and Jan Lebenstein. Also included are 61 black and white prints of Dada artists, taken from 1911-1957, and include artists such as Jean Arp, Hugo Ball, Max Ernst, Emmy Hennings, Kurt Schwitters, and Tristan Tzara. Photographs of the Lejwa's personal collection include professional images as well as personal snapshots. This subseries is arranged alphabetically by last name; photographs of the Lejwa's personal collection, slides and transparencies are filed at the end of this subseries.
Description Container
Jankel Adler, undated
10
8
G. Alviani, undated
10
9
Jean Arp, undated
Oversized material housed in Box 25, Folder 5.
10
10-14
Pierre [Bernard?], undated
10
15
Kent Bloomer, undated
10
16
Constantin Brancusi, undated
Oversized material housed in Box 25, Folder 4.
10
17
Georges Braque, undated
10
18
Karol Broniatowski, undated
10
19
Bernard Buffet, undated
10
20
Pierre Caille, undated
10
21
Norman Carlberg, undated
10
22
Marc Chagall, undated
10
23-24
Chinese Paintings, undated
10
25
Judith Cotton, undated
10
26
John Cunningham, undated
10
27
Dada Artists, undated
10
28
Deborah de Moulpied, 1960-1967
10
29
Nicolas De Stael, undated
10
30
Edgar Degas, undated
11
1
Robert Delaunay, circa 1933
11
2
Sonia Delaunay, undated
11
3
Andre Derain, undated
11
4
Cesar Domela, undated
11
5
Raoul Dufy, undated
11
6
Robert Engman, undated
11
7
Max Ernst, undated
11
8
Wojciech Fangor, undated
11
9
Otto Freundlich, 1930
11
10
Sue Fuller, circa 1980s
11
11
Pablo Gargallo, undated
11
12
Stefan Gierowski, undated
11
13
Thomas Gleb, 1959
11
14
Julio Gonzalez, undated
11
15-17
Juan Gris, undated
11
18
Vera Haller, undated
11
19
Erwin Hauer, undated
11
20
Barbara Hepworth, undated
11
21-22
Auguste Herbin, undated
11
23
Hannah Höch, undated
11
24
Francois Hugo, undated
11
25
Josef Israels, undated
11
26
Johannes Itten, undated
11
27
Robert Jacobson, undated
11
28
Paul Kallos, undated
11
29
Vassily Kandinsky, undated
11
30
Lajos Kassak, undated
11
31
Paul Katz, undated
11
32
Keineny, 1964
11
33
Ellsworth Kelly, undated
11
34
Bronislaw Kierzkowski, undated
11
35
Henri Laurens, undated
11
36
Jan Lebenstien, undated
11
37
Jan Lebenstien, undated
12
1-3
Fernand Leger, undated
12
4-5
Jacques Lipchitz, undated
12
6
Alberto Magnelli, undated
12
7
Aristide Maillol, undated
12
8
Kazinir Malevitch, undated
12
9
Alfred Manessier, undated
12
10
Manolo, undated
12
11
Giacomo Manzo, undated
12
12
Marino Marini, undated
12
13
Umberto Mastroianni, undated
12
14
Henri Matisse, undated
12
15
Zygmond Meinkes, undated
12
16
Jean Metzinger, undated
12
17
Joan Miro, undated
12
18
Amedeo Modigliani, undated
12
19
Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, undated
12
20
Henry Moore, undated
12
21
Pablo Picasso, undated
12
22-25
Jackson Pollock, undated
12
26
William Reimann, undated
12
27
August Rodin, undated
12
28
Ronalt, undated
12
29
Rugs by Painters, undated
12
30
Ilja Schor, undated
12
31
Kurt Schwitters, undated
12
32-33
Sculpture by Painters, undated
12
34
Stephanie Scuris, undated
12
35
Gustave Singier, undated
12
36
Henryk Stazewski, undated
12
37
Jonasz Stern, undated
12
38
Wladyslaw Strzeminski, undated
12
39
Sophie Taeuber-Arp, undated
12
40
Jerzy Tchorzewski, undated
12
41
Walasse Ting, undated
12
42
Joaquin Torres-Garcia, undated
12
43
Igael Tumarkin, undated
12
44
Unidentified, undated
12
45
Georges Valmier, undated
12
46
Victor Vasarely, undated
13
1
Mary Vieira, undated
13
2
Max Weber, undated
13
3
Fritz Wortruba, undated
13
4
Yale Group, undated
13
5
Robert Zeidman, undated
13
6
Lejwa Personal Collection
Jean Arp, undated
13
7
Georges Braque, undated
13
8
Michel Cadoret, undated
13
9
Marc Chagall, undated
13
10
Cycladic Sculpture, undated
13
11
Sonia Delaunay, undated
13
12
Andre Derain, undated
13
13
Burgoyne Diller, undated
13
14
Marcel Duchamp, undated
13
15
Raymond Duchamp-Villon, undated
13
16
Max Ernst, undated
13
17
Wojciech Fangor, undated
13
18-19
Julio Gonzalez, undated
13
20
Robert Gonzalez, undated
13
21
Henri Laurens, undated
13
22
Fernand Leger, undated
13
23
Henri Matisse, undated
13
24
Joan Miro, undated
13
25
Miscellaneous, circa 1970s-1990s
13
26-27
Negatives, circa 1950s-1980s
13
28-29
Pablo Picasso, undated
13
30
Polish Menorah (17th century), 1973
13
31
Pottery, circa 1970s-1990s
13
32
Hans Richter (Marcel Duchamp with rotorelief), circa 1947
13
33
Michel Seuphor, undated
13
34
Henryk Stazewski, undated
13
35
Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, undated
13
36
Unidentified, undated
13
37
Victor Vasarely, undated
13
38
Slides, undated
13
39-41
Transparencies, undated
13
42-44
Slide Boxes
Arp, Roy Friedman, undated
24
1
Dada Color Slides, undated
24
2
Burgoyne Diller, undated
24
3-4
Wojciech Fangor, undated
24
5-8
Wojciech Fangor Exhibition, 1973
24
9-10
Gallery shots, undated
24
11
Gonzalez, 1961
24
12
Hilla Rebay, undated
24
13
Jan Lebenstein, undated
24
14
Pablo Picasso, undated
24
15
Smith and Fleishman, undated
24
16
Photograph, "Portrait of Brancusi", undated
Oversized material from Box 10, Folder 17.
25
4
Photographs of Arp bronze sculpture, undated
Oversized material from Box 10, Folders 10-14.
25
5
5.2: Lejwa Personal Photographs, circa 1920s-1994
This subseries contains snapshots, negatives, and slides of artwork, family, friends, and Madeleine Lejwa's travels in the 1980s and 1990s. Eight photo albums include six albums of photos from Madeleine Lejwa's travels in the late 1970s-early 1990s, one album of photos of china and silverware, and an album of photos of the townhouse at 9 East 88th Street. This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject, then by last name or subject. Photographs and negatives are filed together; however, slides and photo albums are separated and located at the end of the subseries. This subseries is from the 2005 collection addition and is minimally processed.
Description Container
9 East 88th Street, 1991, undated
13
45
Artwork
Jean Arp, circa 1970s
13
46
Jean Arp Dedication at New York University, 1988
13
47
Jean Arp Installation in Jerusalem, 1970-1971
13
48
Max Bill in Jerusalem, 1985
13
49
Rickey in Jerusalem, circa 1970s
13
50
Unidentified, 1922
13
51
Unidentified, circa 1970s-1990s
13
52
Family
Chalette Family, circa 1938-1957
14
1
Leon Chalette, 1932-1958
Oversized material housed in Box 25, Folder 6.
14
2
Leon Chalette and Madeleine Chalette Lejwa, 1928-1940
14
3
Leon Chalette and Madeleine Chalette Lejwa, Shanghai, 1940
14
4
Arthur Lejwa, 1939-1971
Oversized material housed in Box 25, Folders 7-8.
14
5
Arthur Lejwa and Madeleine Chalette Lejwa, 1939-1968
14
6
Madeleine Chalette Lejwa, 1945-1994
14
7
Madeleine Chalette Lejwa, Oppenheim Collins, 1953
14
8
Madeleine Chalette Lejwa, Portraits, 1931-1965
14
9
Galerie Chalette, undated
14
10
Guggenheim Museum, circa 1970s
14
11
Jewelry, undated
14
12
Miscellaneous, undated
14
13
Parties, 1968, 1985-1991
14
14
People
Jean and Marguerite Arp, 1968-circa 1970s
14
15
Colleagues and Friends, circa 1920s-1991
14
16
Kenan Erim (Aphrodisias), 1984-1989
14
17
Robert Gould Research Foundation Scientific Advisory Committee, 1947
14
18
Robert Gould Research Foundation, Site Preparation, 1946
14
19
Unidentified, circa 1920s-1990s
14
20
Press Photos
Chinese Cities, 1931-1945
14
21
Hong Kong, 1929-1949
14
22
Shanghai, 1932-1949
14
23
Tibet, 1950
14
24
Tokyo and Japan, circa 1928-1955
14
25
Travel
Aboard the Argonaut, 1982, 1984
14
26
Aphrodisias (Turkey), 1984
14
27
Australia, 1977
14
28
China and Hong Kong, circa 1980s
14
29-30
Egypt, 1981
14
31
Europe, 1967, circa 1980s-1990s
14
32
Germany, 1991
14
33
Greece, circa 1982
14
34
Israel, 1972, circa 1980s
14
35
Israel, 1985
14
36
Italy, 1981
14
37
Travel
Italy, 1989
15
1
Italy, 1994
15
2
Italy, undated
15
3-5
Japan, 1987
15
6-7
Jordan, circa 1981
15
8
Miscellaneous Negatives, undated
15
9
Miscellaneous Photographs, undated
15
10
MTS Argonaut, 1984
15
11
Museums, undated
15
12
Russia, 1991
15
13
Sachsenhausen (Germany), 1994
15
14
Spain, 1988
15
15
Turkey, 1984-1992
15
16
Venice Bienale, 1962
15
17
Venice Bienale, 1968
15
18
Slides, circa 1980s
15
19
Photo Albums
9 East 88th Street, circa 1980s
16
1
Aphrodisias Album in Honor of Kenan Erim, 1991
16
2
Australia, Colombia, Solduno with Marguerite Arp, circa 1970s-1980s
16
3
Max Bill Dedication in Jerusalem, 1985
16
4
Egypt and Jordan, circa 1970s
16
5
Greece with the Met, 1984
16
6
Sachsenhausen, 1994
16
7
Silver and Chinaware, circa 1960s
16
8
Slide Boxes
Bogota, Colombia, 1979
24
17
Colombia, 1979
24
18
New Year's Eve, 1991
24
19-20
Travels, 1982-circa 1990s
24
21
Unlabeled, 1962
24
22
Photograph of Leon Chalette, undated
Oversized material from Box 14, Folder 2.
25
6
Photographs of Arthur Lejwa, undated
Oversized material from Box 14, Folder 5.
25
7-8

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