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Raymond and Margaret Horowitz papers, 1903-2007, bulk 1960-2007

Raymond and Margaret Horowitz papers, 1903-2007, bulk 1960-2007

Horowitz, Raymond J., 1916-2005

Lawyer, Collector

Collection Information

Size: 5.0 linear feet

Biographical/Historical Note

Raymond Horowitz (1916-2005) and Margaret Horowitz (1915-2005) were art collectors in New York, New York.

Provenance

The papers of Raymond and Margaret Horowitz were donated in 2015 by Stephen L. Ingerman, the executor of the estate of Raymond and Margaret Horowitz.

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Scope and Contents

The papers of collectors Raymond and Margaret Horowitz measure 5.4 linear feet and date from 1903-2007, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960- 2007. The collection documents the Horowitzes' activities as collectors through art collection files, including appraisals, sales information, printed material, and photographs of artwork; files of artwork sold or donated; accession records, including inventory lists of paintings and prints; and catalog information.

The records document the acquisitions that formed the foundation for the Raymond and Margaret Horowitz collection. Materials reflect Raymond Horowitz's long-standing relationships with dealers, galleries, and museums, including Adelson Galleries, Babcock Galleries, Daniel Fraad, Hirschl & Adler, Paul Magriel, Metropolitan Museum of Art, National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., Victor Spark, and others.

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

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