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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.

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

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