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Jane Wade papers, 1903-1971

Jane Wade papers, 1903-1971

Wade, Jane, 1925-


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear f t. (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Papers gathered during Wade's work at the Curt Valentin Gallery and Fine Arts Associates, Inc.

Includes: Valentin's correspondence, with letters from Gerhard Marcks, Henry Kahnweiler, Lyonel Feininger, Alexander Calder, Henry Moore, E.L. Kirchner, and others; letters to Wade from Alexander Calder, Marino Marini, David Smith, Will Grohmann, Henry Moore, Quappi Beckmann, and others; correspondence between David Smith and Otto Gerson of Fine Arts Associates; condolence letters about Valentin; notes by John B. Flannagan; writings on Valentin by Henry Moore, Andre Masson, and Will Grohmann; a print by Gerhard Marcks; sketches by David Smith; lists of Valentin's exhibitions and Picasso items sold; clippings about Valentin and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art dealer; New York, N.Y. Employed by Curt Valentin Gallery and Fine Arts Associates, Inc.


Donated 1976 by Jane Wade.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 2322 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Jane Wade papers, 1903-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.