Financial records (Boxes 20-25) and inventory cards (Boxes 29-42) are access restricted; written permission required. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
The records of New York City Fischbach Gallery measure 25.3 linear feet and date from 1937 to 1977 with the bulk of materials dating from 1963 to 1977. The majority of the collection consists of artists files containing a wide variety of materials documenting the gallery's relationship with its stable of modern and avant garde artists, as well as gallery exhibitions. Files include biographical materials, correspondence, printed materials, and photographs. Gallery records also include general business correspondence, access-restricted financial records; and additional printed materials. There is a 15 foot unprocessed addition consisting of provenance and client records in the form of index cards. An addition of 14.0 linear feet received 2015 includes inventory cards for works of art.
Fischbach Gallery records, 1937-2015, bulk 1963-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Fischbach Gallery, founded ca. 1954, is an art gallery in New York, New York. Operated by Aladar Marberger. In the 1960s, specialized in minimalist painters; during the 1970s the focus turned to painterly, representational realists and minimalist sculpture. The gallery relocated to Florida in 2015.
Gallery founder Marilyn C. Fischbach and director A. Aladar Marberger donated the majority of the Fischbach Gallery records in 1978. Additional records were donated in 2001 by Maureen Dawley on behalf of the Carnegie Mellon University and in 2015.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001