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Ferargil Galleries records, circa 1900-1963

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Creator:
Ferargil Galleries
Subject:
Willams, Lois
Price, F. Newlin (Frederic Newlin)
Sample, Paul Starrett
Miller, Barse
Carlsen, Emil
Dabo, Leon
Käsebier, Gertrude
Arkell, Bartlett
Pike, John
Sawyer, Wells Moses
Van Soelen, Theodore
Bliss, Lizzie P. (Lizzie Plummer)
Van Vleck, Natalie
Lawson, Ernest
Diedrich, Hunt
Parrish, Maxfield
Lucioni, Luigi
Platt, Dan Fellows
Parsons, Lloyd
Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen)
Benton, Thomas Hart
Lowrie, Agnes Potter
Davey, Randall
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
18.7 linear feet
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:
The Ferargil Galleries records date from circa 1900-1963 and document the activities of this New York gallery that dealt primarily in American contemporary art from shortly after its 1915 founding by Frederic Newlin Price (1884-1963) to it's closure in 1955. 18.7 linear feet of records include incoming and outgoing correspondence with artists, dealers, schools and colleges, and museums and other art institutions; artist files; estate and legal records, including papers relating to the Arthur B. Davies estate; gallery business and financial records; printed material; scrapbooks; scattered personal papers of Price; artwork; and photographs of artists, exhibitions and artwork.
Citation:
Ferargil Galleries records, circa 1900-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Portions of this collection that were lent for microfilming are available on 35 mm microfilm reels N68/14-N68/15 and D321-D322 at Archives of American Art offices, and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the collection as described in this finding aid does not reflect the order of the collection on microfilm.
Funding:
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art
Related Materials:
Frederic Newlin Price loaned personal and business correspondence with artists and other records for microfilming on reels D321-D322, and N68-14-N68-15. The material was returned after filming and is not described in the container listing of this finding aid.
Biography Note:
Ferargil Galleries (established 1915; closed 1955) was a commercial art gallery in New York, N.Y. Founded by Frederic Newlin Price in 1915. Closed its doors in 1955. Dealt primarily in American art.
Provenance:
Circa 70 letters were given to the Archives of American Art by Frederic Newlin Price in 1958. The remaining records were donated anonymously in 1968.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art dealers
Prints
Gallery records
Gallery owners
Sketches
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Art, American
Drafts (documents)
Art galleries, Commercial
Art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8905
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211090
AAA_collcode_feragall
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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