Scope and Contents
The records of the Robert Isaacson Gallery measure 1.4 linear feet, and date from 1952 to 1967. The records document the history of the gallery through artist files and financial records. Twenty-seven artist files consist of one file of general correspondence with dealers, collectors, museums, and art organizations; resumes; correspondence; clippings; exhibition catalogs; and photographs of artwork. Also included are three exhibition files pertaining to "Painters of the Beautiful" exhibition, Gerome exhibition, and Vassar exhibition. Some of the artists include: Thomas Wilmer Dewing, Elias Friedensohn, Richard Mayhew, Elie Nadelman, Sophy Regensburg, Alvin Ross, Katherine Schmidt, George Tooker, and John Wilde. Financial material consists of price lists for group shows, unpaid artist accounts, statements, and two sales ledgers.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1976 by Robert Isaacson.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
The collection was proceesed, and a finding aid prepared by Ricky Gomez in 2021.