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Kanst Art Gallery records relating to Lillian Genth, 1927-1930

Kanst Art Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif.)


Collection Information

Size: 25 Items

Summary: Correspondence between painter Lillian Genth and dealer J.F. Kanst, of the Kanst Art Gallery, Los Angeles, Calif., 1927-1928, including 9 letters and 2 telegrams from Genth to Kanst concerning her paintings on consignment at the Kanst Art Gallery, 4 carbons of letters from Kanst to Genth, and sales and shipping records. Also included ia a letter from Genth to Miss Orwig, May 29, 1930, concerning the shipment of a painting and a portrait of Genthe by Wayman Adam.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art gallery, Los Angeles, Calif., also used name Kanst Art Galleries. Genth was a painter, New York, N.Y.


Transferred from the Library of the National Museum of Art, 1991.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 5041 (fr. 888-914) available for use 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

Kanst Art Gallery records relating to Lillian Genth, 1927-1930. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.