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Hirschl & Adler Galleries photographs of works of art and records, circa 1921-1990

Hirschl & Adler Galleries


Collection Information

Size: 10.8 Linear feet

Summary: The bulk of the collection consists of b&w photographic prints and color transparencies, ca. 1960-ca.1995, of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, and folk art, most by nineteenth and twentieth century American artists, sold by Hirschl & Adler Galleries. Scattered records, 1921-199-, include a small amount of correspondence with collectors, dealers and museums; artists' files; exhibition catalogs, invitations, checklists and publications regarding various institutions and art related topics.
Miscellaneous material found includes a file on artist Dorothy Coulter containing correspondence of Stuart Feld of Hirschl & Adler with Coulter and with museums and Coulter's executors regarding the storage, sale, disposition and appraisal of her drawings; printed reproductions and pencil sketches by S.J. Woolf and others; biographical material on Edward Seager, including genealogical notes and a birth certificate; a letter from W.J. Sharp to William Constable; and a sound recording labeled "William Steen, Art and Life of Henry Ray Clark," May 9, 1990.

Biographical/Historical Note

Commercial art gallery; New York, N.Y.


Donated 1977 through 1995 by Hirschl & Adler Galleries.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Restrictions on Use

Photographs and transparencies: Authorization to publish or reproduce requires written permission from the current owners of the works via Hirschl & Adler Galleries. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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How to Cite This Collection

Hirschl & Adler Galleries photographs of works of art and records, circa 1921-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.