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Max Kuehne papers, 1908-2001

Kuehne, Max, 1880-1968

Painter, Etcher, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 0.3 Linear feet

Summary: Color photocopies of Kuehne's diary, account books, address books, exhibition catalog, and photographs. Account books record the paintings, prints, frames, and pieces of furniture sold to prominent clients and galleries, among them Albert Barnes, Daniel Gallery, Durand-Ruel Gallery, Juliana Force, Albert Gallatin, Rockwell Kent, Knoedler Gallery, Ernest Lawson, Kenneth Hayes Miller, Charles Sheeler, and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. There are also copies of photographs of the Kuehne's in New York and Rockport, Mass.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, sculptor, etcher and furniture maker; New York, N.Y., and Rockport, Mass.


The documents were lent to the Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York City, for use in the exhibition Max Kuehne: Artist and Craftsman, May 24-June 23, 2001. Hollis Taggart Galleries made copies of the documents for the Archives of American Art. Kuehne's descendants continue to hold on to the original materials.

Related Materials

Max Kuehne papers also at Syracuse University.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in the possession of the descendents of Max Kuehne.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

All photocopies.

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.

How to Cite This Collection

Max Kuehne papers, 1908-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.