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Paul David Magriel letters, 1940-1967

Paul David Magriel letters, 1940-1967

Magriel, Paul David, 1906-1990

Librarian, Editor, Collector

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear ft. (350 items on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Letters received, 1940-1967, from museum directors and curators, dealers and other collectors concerning the identification, exhibition, and sale of Magriel's collection, particularly Renaissance bronzes and American drawings, watercolors and still life paintings. Correspondents include Ira Glackens, Francis Watson (Magriel's purchasing agent in London), John Davis Hatch, Irwin Untermeyer and others. Also included are letters from Frances Hawkins about the Museum of Modern Art, 1942-1943.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art collector, New York, N.Y.

Provenance

Donated 1967 by Paul Magriel.

Microfilm reel 142 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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