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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.
Richard Ederheimer papers, 1892-1959. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Connoisseur, art collector, print dealer, painter, and poet (New York, N.Y.)
Some correspondence in German and French, also miscellaneous writings
Donated 1961 by Mrs. Richard Ederheimer, widow of Ederheimer.
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