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William H. Holston papers, 1915-1964

William H. Holston papers, 1915-1964

Holston, William H., 1880-1963

Dealer

Collection Information

Size: 100 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Summary: Correspondence, notebooks, recollections, photographs, and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Holston was an art dealer who acted as the American representative for the Paris art firm Durand-Ruel. He was instrumental in the selling of Impressionist paintings to such collectors as Duncan Phillips and Albert C. Barnes. Later, he opened the Holston Gallery at 19 East 57th Street in New York City.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1964 by William Holston's widow.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Mrs. William Holston, after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm roll D169 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

William H. Holston papers, 1915-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.