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H. Wunderlich & Company/Kennedy & Company stock books, 1879-1915

H. Wunderlich & Company


Collection Information

Size: 2 Linear feet (23 v.)

Summary: Twenty-two stock inventory books providing information on the types and sales of art handled by H. Wunderlich & Company, and one volume, 1915, of its successor, Kennedy & Company. Also included is a consignment book recording transactions with Gustav Lauser, C.W. Kraushaar, Francis Seymour Hayden, Albert Rosenthal, and others.

Biographical/Historical Note

Print gallery; New York, N.Y. Founded in 1874 by Hermann Wunderlich. After his death in 1892, his partner, Edward Kennedy took over, and in 1912 the name changed to Kennedy & Company (and in 1952 to Kennedy Galleries). H. Wunderlich & Company it handled primarily fashionable prints, Old Master prints and a few of the contemporary artists, such as James McNeil Whistler, David Cameron, and Francis Seymour Hayden.


Donated by Gerold M. Wunderlich, great-grandson of the gallery's founder Hermann Wunderlich, founder of H. Wunderlich and Kennedy & Company, and Kennedy Galleries, Inc.

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How to Cite This Collection

H. Wunderlich & Company/Kennedy & Company stock books, 1879-1915. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.