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Mercury Galleries records, 1926-1943

Creator:
Mercury Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
Subject:
Anton, Harold
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
7 letters, 1 referring to the Whitney Dissenters exhibit, 1938; a promissory note, 1938, to the Mercury Galleries from artist Harold Anton; notes and writings, including an essay, "Antonism"; a transcript, 1938, of an interview, "What's Wrong with American Art" by Sidney-Paul Schectman and Bernard B. Braddon; clippings; press releases and calendars of events; exhibition announcements and catalogs; miscellaneous printed material, some of which refers to the Artmart; photographs of an exhibition, of Harold Anton, and of works of art by Anton, Cleo Hartwig, Rizzuto, John Rood, Nicholas Takis, and Rachel Mack Wilson.
Citation:
Mercury Galleries records, 1926-1943. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3890 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Art gallery, New York, N.Y. Located at 4 East 8th Street. Held 6th show of The Ten, called the Whitney Dissenters.
Provenance:
Donated by Bernard B. Braddon, co-owner of the Mercury Gallery.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial
Gallery records
Interviews
Philadelphia Ten (Group of artists)
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7197
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209334
AAA_collcode_mercgall
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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