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Geoffrey Clements photographic negatives and papers, [ca. 1950-2004]

Geoffrey Clements photographic negatives and papers, [ca. 1950-2004]

Clements, Geoffrey

Photographer

Collection Information

Size: ca. 60,000 items.

Addition: 0.6 linear feet.

Summary: 60,000 negatives and slides of photographs of works of art taken by Clement's and others for art galleries and artists' portraits. Included are ledger books presumably corresponding to the negatives, listing artist, title, gallery and other miscellaneous information. Also found are photographs taken of Whitney Museum of American Art exhibitions; Clement's correspondence with artists (ca. 250 items); and negatives purchased by Clements of works of art taken by Oliver Baker, a colleague of Clements.

ADDITION: 634 negatives of works of art taken by Clements and Oliver Baker for Kraushaar Galleries in New York.

Biographical/Historical Note

Fine art photographer; New York, N.Y.

Provenance

Donated 2000 by Geoffrey Clements and in 2004 by Kraushaar Galleries. In 1999 Kraushaar Galleries purchased Clements' negatives for images of works of art which were in the gallery's collection.

Restrictions on Access

Negatives and slides are currently unavailable for research. Contact the Archives reference staff for information.

How to Cite This Collection

Geoffrey Clements photographic negatives and papers, [ca. 1950-2004]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.