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Galvani's record of paintings in Louisiana, 1855-1890

Creator:
Groves, W. E. (William E.), 1906-
Subject:
Galvani, Charles
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (1 v. on 2 partial microfilm reels).
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Clippings from New Orleans newspapers, particularly the DAILY PICAYUNE, a few notes, and four letters. Most clippings concern the sale of art works, especially auction sales. Letters also concern the sale of paintings and are from Samuel Putnman Avery, D. Alfredo Hitter (?), 1890, and two unidentified correspondents. The scrapbook was probably kept by New Orleans art dealer Charles Galvani in 1840s-1850s, and later by collector and publisher Armand Hawkins, late nineteenth century.
Citation:
Galvani's record of paintings in Louisiana, 1855-1890. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels D32 & 107 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Art collector; New Orleans, La.
Provenance:
The scrapbook, previously owned by Dr. I. M. Cline, was given to the Archives by William E. Groves. The microfilm copy made on reel 107 is apparently more complete than the ealier version on reel D32.
Theme:
The Art Market
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art dealers
Scrapbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9832
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212297
AAA_collcode_grovw
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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