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Bernard J. Reis papers, 1934-1979

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Creator:
Reis, Bernard J., 1895-1978
Subject:
Albee, Edward
Birnbaum, Abe
Campigli, Massimo
Chagall, Marc
Congdon, William
Dorazio, Piero
Frankenthaler, Helen
Guggenheim, Peggy
Guston, Philip
Kline, Franz
Lasker, Albert Davis
Lipchitz, Jacques
Motherwell, Robert Burns
Pepper, Beverly Stoll
Poe, Barbara Reis
Rattner, Abraham
Read, Herbert Edward
Reinhardt, Ad
Reis, Rebecca G.
Rivers, Larry
Rothko, Mark
Seligmann, Kurt
Sert, José Luis
Stamos, Theodoros
Stanislavsky, Konstantin
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing),
Varda, Jean
Yunkers, Adja
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.4 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Letters, photographs, writings, scrapbook, interview, and printed matter.
Material on Mark Rothko, Peggy Guggenheim, and Marc Chagall; letters to Reis and his wife, Rebecca, from Edward Albee, Massimo Campigli, Jacques Lipchitz, and Sir Herbert Read; general correspondence with one or two letters from William Congdon, Philip Guston, Franz Kline, Robert Motherwell, Abraham Rattner, Ad Reinhardt, Larry Rivers, Jose Luis Sert, and Adlai E. Stevenson; transcripts of a 1954 speech by Franz Kline and a 1961 interview of him by Katherine Kuh; catalogs and clippings relating to Reis's daughter, Barbara Reis Poe; photographs; catalogs, clippings and printed material; Christmas cards; material regarding tours of the Reis house and Rebecca Reis's cookbook; a caricature of Bernard Reis by Abe Birnbaum; and miscellany.
Photographs include Bernard and Rebecca Reis, their collection, and artists, dealers, and collectors including William Congdon, Piero Dorazio, Helen Frankenthaler, Peggy Guggenheim, Philip Guston, Albert Lasker, Jacques Lipchitz, Frank and Suzanne Lloyd, Robert Motherwell, Beverly Pepper, Kurt Seligmann, Theodoros Stamos, Konstantin Stanislavski, Jean Varda, and Adja Yunkers.
Citation:
Bernard J. Reis papers, 1934-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
Bernard and Rebecca Reis papers, also located at: Getty Center, California.
Biography Note:
Art collector and accountant; New York City. Reis was the executor of Mark Rothko's estate.
Language Note:
Many Lipchitz letters are in French.
Provenance:
The papers were given in 1979 and 1980 by Reis's widow, Rebecca G. Reis.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Drawings
Exhibition catalogs
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8398
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210572
AAA_collcode_reisbern
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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