Association of American Painters and Sculptors (New York, N.Y.)
M. Knoedler & Co.
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)
Durand-Ruel Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
Photo-Secession Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
Armory Show (1913 : New York, N.Y.)
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2 v. (ca. 390 p. on 1 microfilm reel)
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The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Ledgers detailing the art purchases of John Quinn. Entries include the Association of American Painters and Sculptors listing purchases from the Armory Show, February to June 1913, of works by Cezanne, Renoir, Raymond Villon-Duchamp, Andre Derain, Jules Pascin, Odilon Redon, Walt Kuhn, Jacques Villon and others. Also entered are purchases from Alfred Stieglitz's Photo-Secession Gallery for paintings by Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Severini and Stanton Macdonald-Wright. Purchases from art dealers include M. Knoedler & Co. (for works by Morton Schamberg), Montross Gallery (for works by Arthur B. Davies, Maurice Pendergast, Walt Kuhn, Charles Sheeler, Max Weber), William Macbeth Gallery, Durand Ruel & Sons, and Ambroise Vollard. Other entries of note include those for Jacob Epstein, one for Tiffany Studios detailing extensive refurbishing and refinishing of numerous items of furniture, and one for the Penguin Club enumerating the cost incurred for the installation of the VORTICIST EXHIBITION.
John Quinn ledgers, 1909-1924. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3798 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Art patron and lawyer; New York, N.Y.
Lent for microfilming 1986 by Thomas F. Conroy, Quinn's nephew by marriage. Mr. Conroy intends to donate these papers to the New York Public Library where the John Quinn Memorial Collection is housed.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001