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R. Kirk Askew papers, 1928-1967

Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974

Gallery director

Collection Information

Size: 0.6 linear feet

Summary: The papers of art dealer R. Kirk Askew, director of the New York branch of the Durlacher Bros. art firm, measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1942 to 1958. The collection includes correspondence with artists Cady Wells, Walter Stuempfig, Walter Quirt, Edward Melcarth, Kurt Seligmann, Leonid Berman, Hyman Bloom, Peter Blume, Carlyle Brown, James W. Fosburgh, Stephen Greene, and Walter Stein.

Biographical/Historical Note

R. Kirk Askew (1903-1974) was an art dealer and manager of the Durlacher Bros. New York location from from 1927 to circa 1969.

Provenance

Donated 1969-1971 by R. Kirk Askew.

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