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Printed material relating to Guggenheim Jeune and Art of this Century galleries, 1938-1946

Printed material relating to Guggenheim Jeune and Art of this Century galleries, 1938-1946

Guggenheim, Peggy, 1898-1979

Art patron, Collector

Collection Information

Size: 400 items (on 2 microfilm reels).

Summary: Exhibition catalogs, clippings and other published material relating to two galleries operated by Peggy Guggenheim.

Biographical/Historical Note

Collector, patron, art dealer; Venice, Italy. Her galleries were Guggenheim Jeune in London which existed 1938-1938, and Art of this Century, New York City, 1942-1947. Art of this Century launched several leading abstract expressionists.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1965 by Peggy Guggenheim.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender, Peggy Guggenheim, after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels ITVE 1-ITVE 2 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Printed material relating to Guggenheim Jeune and Art of this Century galleries, 1938-1946. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.