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Schaeffer Galleries records, circa 1921-1982

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Creator:
Schaeffer Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
Subject:
Backus, LeRoy
Robert, Hubert
Schaeffer, Hanns S.
Tate, Arthur C.
Schaeffer, Kate Born
Picasso, Pablo
Pleissner, Ogden M. (Ogden Minton)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.6 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Summary:
The Schaeffer Galleries records measure 1.6 linear feet and date from circa 1921 to 1982, with the bulk of the material dating from 1935-1950, when the gallery was most active. Owned by Hanns S. and Kate Schaeffer, the gallery first operated in Berlin from 1925 to 1939 and later in New York City from 1936 to circa 2000.
Citation:
Schaeffer Galleries records, circa 1921-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds an oral history interview of Kate (Mrs. Hanns) Schaeffer conducted June 18, 1975 by Paul Cummings.
The Getty Research Library holds 100 linear feet of the historical records of Schaeffer Galleries dating from 1925-1985.
Biography Note:
The Schaeffer Galleries (founded 1925; closed 2000) were art galleries in both New York, N.Y. and Berlin, Germany. Owned by Hanns S. and Kate Schaeffer, the Galleries specialized in Old Masters paintings and drawings, originally concentrating on Flemish and Dutch masters. Operated in Berlin, 1925-1939, and New York from 1936 to 2000.
Provenance:
Kate Schaeffer donated the Schaeffer Galleries records to the Archives of American Art in 1982.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial
Photographs
Visitors' books
Scrapbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9482
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211680
AAA_collcode_schagall
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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