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Peter A. Bradley papers, 1966-2004

Peter A. Bradley papers, 1966-2004

Bradley, Peter A., 1940-

Painter, Dealer


Collection Information

Size: 0.3 linear feet

Summary: The papers of art dealer and painter Peter A. Bradley measure 0.3 linear feet and date from 1966-2004. Included are biographical material, correspondence, photographs, personal business records and printed material regarding Bradley's involvement with Perls Galleries.

Among the correspondents are Klaus and Amelia Perls, Anthony Caro, Robert Gelfman, and attorney Karl S. Lowenthal and others. Also included are letters of recommendation for Bradley written by Klaus Perls. Photographs are of Alexander Calder and his family, as well as a photograph of Bradley with Calder's work at Perls Galleries, Bradley with Kenneth Noland, and Bradley with Steven Cannon. Printed material includes a 1971 Picasso exhibition catalog. Also included are architectural plans and notes for Bradley's studio designed by John Johansen as well as other scattered records.

Biographical/Historical Note

Peter Bradley (1940-) is an art dealer and painter in New York. Bradley was the associate director of the Perls Galleries in New York from 1968-1975.


Donate 2009 and 2018 by Peter A. Bradley.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Peter A. Bradley papers, 1966-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.