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Robert Isaacson gallery records, 1952-1967

Isaacson, Robert

Gallery owner


Collection Information

Size: 1.4 Linear feet, (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Material relating to the three New York City galleries owned by Isaacson: Hewitt Gallery, Robert Isaacson Gallery and Durlacher Bros.
Correspondence with dealers, collectors, museums, and art organizations, 1959-1966; 2 sales ledgers, 1956-1961; statements, 1957-1959; artists' accounts unpaid; 4 subject files, 1955-1967, pertaining to group shows, "Painters of the Beautiful" exhibition, Gerome exhibition, and Vassar exhibition; artists' files containing resumes, correspondence concerning the sale and exhibition of their work, price lists, financial material, clippings, exhibition catalogues, and photographs of 27 artists including Thomas Wilmer Dewing, Elias Friedensohn, Richard Mayhew, Elie Nadelman, Sophy Regensburg, Alvin Ross, Katherine Schmidt, George Tooker, and John Wilde.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art galleries; New York City.


Donated 1976 by Robert Isaacson.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3981 and 3982 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Robert Isaacson gallery records, 1952-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.