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Russell Cowles inventory notebooks, ca. 1939-1975

Cowles, Russell, 1887-1979



Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: Cowles' inventory notebooks document the sale of artwork and his exhibitions through the 1950s Cowles's entries list title of painting, brief description, invoice number, dimensions, price, and purchaser. This group of notebooks, in 4 volumes, appears to be a partial record of a larger series; inventory numbers range from the 400s-600s.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Santa Fe, NM and New York, NY.


Donated 2003 by Katherine Degn, Director of Kraushaar Galleries, 24 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10019, phone #: 212/307-5730. Kraushaar Galleries represents Russell Cowles estate. The Director of Kraushaar Galleries had the authorization of Cowles's family to donate the notebooks to the Archives of American Art.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Russell Cowles inventory notebooks, ca. 1939-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.