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Richard Ederheimer papers, 1892-1959

Creator:
Ederheimer, R. (Richard), 1878-1959
Subject:
Genthe, Arnold
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
11.26 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Family and business correspondence, including some postcards, primarily concerns the sale of Old Master prints and drawings and Ederheimer's painting. Other materials include two diaries (1903-1908, 1939), three scrapbooks (1908-1934), art works (ca. 1918-1944), manuscripts of poetry and plays, lists, photographs, clippings, and miscellaneous publications.
Figuring in the correspondence are several prominent collectors active in the period 1910 to 1920. Artwork consists of portrait paitntings and charcoal and pencil drawings by Ederheimer and prints by other artists. Among the photographs are 4 of Ederheimer, 1 of a dock scene, San Francisco, and 1 of a young chinese boy, all taken by Arnold Genthe.
Citation:
Richard Ederheimer papers, 1892-1959. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Connoisseur, art collector, print dealer, painter, and poet (New York, N.Y.)
Language Note:
Some correspondence in German and French, also miscellaneous writings
Provenance:
Donated 1961 by Mrs. Richard Ederheimer, widow of Ederheimer.
Theme:
The Art Market
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art dealers
Diaries
Photographs
Postcards
Scrapbooks
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6998
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209131
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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