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Edwin David Porter papers, 1929-1969

Creator:
Porter, Edwin David, 1912-2005
Subject:
Cortor, Eldzier
Crosby, Caresse
Day, Worden
De Kooning, Willem
Gottlieb, Adolph
Guggenheim, Peggy
Halpert, Edith Gregor
Knaths, Karl
Rothko, Mark
G Place Gallery (Washington, D.C.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2.0 linear ft. (on 5 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Family correspondence; personal and professional correspondence relating to Porter's career as a gallery owner, with Caresse Crosby, Eldzier Cortor, Worden Day, Edith Halpert, Adolph Gottlieb, Karl Knaths, Peggy Guggenheim, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, and many others; diaries; notes; financial papers; clippings; publicity catalogs; and miscellany.
Citation:
Edwin David Porter papers, 1929-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels N70-27- N70-31 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Edwin David Porter after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Painter, sculptor, gallery owner; Wainscott, N.Y. Porter opened the G Place Gallery with Caresse Crosby in 1943.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1970 by Edwin David Porter.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial
Diaries
Gallery owners
Painters
Painting, American
Sculptors
Sculpture, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8945
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211132
AAA_collcode_portedwi
Theme:
Diaries
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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