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Creator:
Vever, Henri 1854-1942  Search this
Subject:
Vever, Henri 1854-1942  Search this
Yamanaka, Sadajiro  Search this
Physical description:
Single hardbound lined notebook with 175 pages of handwriting
Type:
Works of art
Photographs
Place:
France, Ile-de-France, Paris
France
Paris
Paris (France)
Date:
1907
1907-1917
Notes:
Jeweler, art collector, and author Henri Vever was born in Metz, France in 1854. Together with his older brother Paul, Henri Vever managed the family jewelry firm, Maison Vever, from 1881 until Paul's death in 1915 and Henri's retirement in 1921. As an art collector, Vever amassed a large collection of European, Asian, and Islamic art. Through his work as a jeweler, art collector, and author, Henri Vever played an important role in the twentieth-century art world.
Electronic finding aid available.
Gift of Franc╠žois Mautin, 1988
Organization:
This collection is in a box with a smaller, unbound purchase ledger dated 1894
Summary:
Handwritten ledger of Henri Vever's purchases of art from dealers between January 1907 and July 1917. Dealers include Yamanaka Sadajiro, Marcel Bing and George Joseph Demotte.
Cite as:
Henri Vever Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Franc╠žois Mautin, 1988
Repository Loc.:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Art--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art dealers  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Art, Islamic  Search this
Local number:
FSA A1988.04 2.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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Henri Vever Papers 1854-1932
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_380511