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Martin Ries papers, 1942-1980

Ries, Martin, 1926-

Painter, Printmaker, Art historian, Art critic


Collection Information

Size: 0.6 Linear feet

Summary: Biographical data; 183 letters, including correspondence with Andre Masson, the Paul Gallery, and others; financial material relating to the sales of Ries's works of art; exhibition catalogs and announcements; one poster; newspaper clippings; printed matter; two notebooks containing sales and exhibition records and photos of Ries's works of art; miscellany; and one slide and 68 photographs of Ries, his works of art, and his 1964 exhibition "Eight Young Artists" for the Hudson River Museum, including a photo of Carl Andre.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, graphic artist, art historian; Scarsdale, N.Y.


Donated 1980 by Martin Ries.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Martin Ries papers, 1942-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.