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Waddell Gallery records, 1961-1978

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Creator:
Waddell Gallery
Subject:
Barnet, Will
Baschet, Bernard
Bergmann-Michel, Ella
Clague, John
Costa, Toni
Dallègret, Fran­cois
Franck, Frederick Sigfred
Giobbi, Edward Gioachino
Harloff, Guy
Healey, John
Hein, Piet
Hoeydonck, Paul van
Jacquet, Alain
Kanovitz, Howard
Kasuba, Aleksandra
Kawashima, Takeshi
Liikala, Bob
Machlin, Sheldon
Michel, Robert
Mueller, George Ludwig
Nicola
Perry, Charles O.
Reiback, Earl
Scarfe, Gerald
Schoffer, Nicolas
Simons, Vera
Ungerer, Tomi
Vansier, Boris
Waddell, Richard H.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
6.5 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Summary:
The records of the Waddell Gallery, a contemporary art gallery that was located in New York City, date from 1961 to 1978 and measure 6.5 linear feet. The records include administrative files, correspondence, artists' files, and sales and stock records.
Administrative files consist of employment applications, event guest lists, leases and agreements, printed materials, publicity, schedules, typography samples, and scattered photographs of Richard Waddell with curator Dorothy Miller, artists Francois Baschet and Will Barnet, and art dealer Howard Wise.
Correspondence is with art collectors, art critics, art writers, organizations, colleges and museums, publications, and others. Correspondents include Harry Abrams, Art Dealers Association, John Canaday, Finch College Museum of Art, Frank Lucien, Emily Genauer, Roy Neuberger, Howard Wise, Whitney Museum, among many others.
Artists' files also include correspondence, in addition to printed materials, shipping and loan information, photographs, exhibition material, and resumes. Files are found for Will Barnet, Bernard Baschet, John Clague, Toni Costa, Francois Dallegret, Frederick Franck, Edward Giobbi, Guy Harloff, John Healey, Piet Hein, Alain Jacquet, Howard Kanovitz, Aleksandra Kasuba, Takeshi Kawashima, Bob Liikala, Sheldon Machlin, Ronald Mallory, Robert Michel and Ella Bergmann, George Mueller, Nicola, Charles Perry, Earl Reiback, Gerald Scarfe, Nicolas Schöffer, Vera Simons, Paul Van Hoeydonck, Boris Vansier, and Tomi Ungerer, among others.
Sales and stock records include appraisal documentation, inventories, price lists, shipping information and index cards and bound volumes of sales records, including a sales record of Andrew Wyeth's "Uprooted Tree."
Citation:
Waddell Gallery records, 1961-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.
Biography Note:
The Waddell Gallery was established in 1963 by Richard Hughes Waddell in New York City, New York. Established and operated by Richard Waddell, circa 1963-1973. The gallery represented contemporary American and European artists, and was located at 15 East 57th Street and later at 50 West 57th.
Provenance:
The Waddell Gallery records were donated in 1977 by the Estate of Richard Waddell, through Richard's father, Chauncey L. Waddell and brother, Theodore Waddell and in 1986 by Louise Tolliver Deutschman, former director of the gallery.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial
Art, Modern
Gallery records
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8773
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210956
AAA_collcode_waddgall
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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  • Giobbi, Edward Gioachino
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  • Bergmann-Michel, Ella
  • Clague, John
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