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Washburn Gallery records, 1906-2017, bulk 1971-2010

Washburn Gallery (New York, N.Y.)

Collection Information

Size: 47.9 Linear feet; 4.805 Gigabytes

Summary: The Washburn Gallery records measure 47.9 linear feet and 4.805 gigabytes. The collection dates from 1906-2017, with the bulk of material dating from 1971-2010. Founded in 1971 by Joan Washburn, the New York gallery specializes in the work of 19th and 20th American artists, and has mounted hundreds of exhibitions in its four decade history. The collection documents the gallery's activities through administrative records, correspondence and subject files, artist files, exhibition files, art fair files, printed material, photographic material, and records from the Peridot Gallery, purchased by Washburn in 1971.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Washburn Gallery (1971- ) is a gallery in New York, New York, founded by Joan Washburn and specializing in the work of 19th and 20th American artists. Prior to Washburn's ownership in 1971, the gallery was know as Peridot Gallery.

Provenance

Donated to the Archives of American Art in 2017 by Joan Washburn, gallery founder and director.

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