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Chapellier Galleries collection of artists' papers, 1816-1972

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Creator:
Chapellier Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
Subject:
Blum, Robert Frederick
Chase, William Merritt
Henri, Robert
Kensett, John Frederick
Shinn, Everett
Wiles, Irving Ramsay
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
300 items (on 1 microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Scrapbook of Irving Wiles containing many original letters and sketches glued in place; sketchbook of Robert Henri with loose sketches and one notebook containing some original sketches, also photocopies of sketches already removed, names of pupils, dates and amounts paid; letters, many illustrated, to William Merritt Chase from Robert Blum; a sketchbook of John F. Kensett; a copy of a book, RIP VAN WINKLE, illustrated by Everett Shinn.
Citation:
Chapellier Galleries collection of artists' papers, 1816-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel N68-101 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to lender after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Galleries founded in 1916 in Brussels and London; in 1923 in New York City. Active as of 1983. Chapellier Galleries collected primarily important American paintings 1840-1940, and represented virtually all significant American painters of the period in their collections. The Chapellier Galleries sometimes acted as sole agents for the works in artists' estates; the Robert Henri estate, a notable example.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1968 by the Chapellier Galleries.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial
Engravers
Illustrators
Landscape painters
Mural painters
Painters
Portrait painters
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7379
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209535
AAA_collcode_chapgall
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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