0.2 linear ft. (350 items on partial microfilm reel)
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Letters received, 1940-1967, from museum directors and curators, dealers and other collectors concerning the identification, exhibition, and sale of Magriel's collection, particularly Renaissance bronzes and American drawings, watercolors and still life paintings. Correspondents include Ira Glackens, Francis Watson (Magriel's purchasing agent in London), John Davis Hatch, Irwin Untermeyer and others. Also included are letters from Frances Hawkins about the Museum of Modern Art, 1942-1943.
Paul David Magriel letters, 1940-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 142 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Art collector, New York, N.Y.
Donated 1967 by Paul Magriel.
The Art Market
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