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Series 2 | A Finding Aid to the Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964

Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964

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Series 2: Correspondence, 1928-1962
0.6 linear feet
Box 1

This series mostly contains professional correspondence with museums, clients, and other art dealers. Cologne correspondence consists of business correspondence with lawyers, art dealers, and clients in Cologne, Germany. Most of the Cologne correspondence is written in German. Alphabetical Correspondence mostly dates from Stephan Bourgeois time in New York City on the subject of sales, acquisition and provenance of artwork, as well as information about artists and exhibitions. Notable correspondents include Benjamin Abraham, Leon Anthony Arkus, A. L. Cole, Robert Tyler Davis, Roland de France, Martin Friedman, F. Cleveland Morgan, Ivan N. Podgoursky and Gordon Bailey Washburn. Finally there is some correspondence regarding the authenticity and appraisal of Rembrandt's
Juno
based on an article Bourgeois read about the painting when it went on the market. There is also correspondence regarding the provenance, authentication, and sale of the Rubens painting
The Holy Family
.
DescriptionContainer
Cologne Correspondence, 1928-1930
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8
Cologne Correspondence, 1931
1
9
Cologne Correspondence, 1932
1
10
Cologne Correspondence, 1948
1
11
Cologne Correspondence, 1949-1950
1
12
Alphabetical Correspondence, A, 1951-1962
Includes correspondence with Benjamin Abraham and Leon Anthony Arkus.
1
13
Alphabetical Correspondence, B, 1955-1962
1
14
Alphabetical Correspondence, C, 1948-1962
Includes correspondence with A. L. Cole.
1
15
Alphabetical Correspondence, Da, 1948-1961
Includes correspondence with Robert Tyler Davis.
1
16
Alphabetical Correspondence, De-Du, 1954-1961
Includes correspondence with Roland De France.
1
17
Alphabetical Correspondence, E, 1954-1959
1
18
Alphabetical Correspondence, F, 1953-1961
Includes correspondence with Martin Friedman.
1
19
Alphabetical Correspondence, G, 1954-1960
1
20
Alphabetical Correspondence, H, 1952-1959
1
21
Alphabetical Correspondence, I-J, 1955-1959
1
22
Alphabetical Correspondence, K-L, 1955-1962
1
23
Alphabetical Correspondence, M, 1953-1962
Includes correspondence with F. Cleveland Morgan.
1
24
Alphabetical Correspondence, N, 1953-1962
1
25
Alphabetical Correspondence, O, 1953-1961
1
26
Alphabetical Correspondence, P, 1953-1961
Includes correspondence with Ivan Podgoursky.
1
27
Alphabetical Correspondence, R, 1946-1961
1
28
Alphabetical Correspondence, S, 1950-1961
1
29
Alphabetical Correspondence, T-V, 1948-1962
1
30
Alphabetical Correspondence, W-Z, 1951-1962
Includes correspondence with Gordon Bailey Washburn.
1
31
Unidentified Correspondents and Letter Fragments, circa 1958-circa 1962
1
32
Correspondence Regarding Rembrandt's
Juno
, 1937-1938
1
33
Correspondence Regarding Rubens's
The Holy Family
, 1958-1964
1
34

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