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A Finding Aid to the Galerie Darthea Speyer records, 1953-2010

Galerie Darthea Speyer records, 1953-2010

Galerie Darthea Speyer

Collection Information

Size: 17.2 linear feet

Summary: The records of Galerie Darthea Speyer measure 17.2 linear feet and date from 1953 to 2010. The majority of the collection consists of artists' files containing a wide variety of materials documenting the Paris gallery's relationship with American and European artists, as well as gallery exhibitions. Also found are scattered financial records, guestbooks, documentation on the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome art collection, exhibition announcements, posters, and additional photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Galerie Darthea Speyer was founded in 1968 by Darthea Speyer at 6, rue Jacques Callot, Paris, France. The gallery was notable for promoting American painting and sculpture in France, until it closed in 2009.

Provenance

Records were donated in 2010 by Emmanuelle Gelzer, owner of Galerie Darthea Speyer.

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