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Boris Mirski gallery records, 1944-1979

Creator:
Boris Mirski (Gallery : Boston, Mass.)
Subject:
Siporin, Mitchell
Polonsky, Arthur
Mirski, Boris
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5.9 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
Letters and holiday cards received; financial material including invoices and sales records; gallery, client, and artists' files containing clippings, catalogs and announcements; photographs of Mirski, at events and with others, and photographs of artists displayed at the gallery including Arthur Polonsky and his art works of Northwest Coast Indian objects, and Mitchell Siporin; printed material including newspaper clippings, and announcements and posters for the Boris Mirski Gallery and other galleries and museums; and one sketch.
Citation:
Boris Mirski gallery records, 1944-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
The Boris Mirski Gallery (est.1944; closed 1979) was a gallery in Boston, Massachusetts owned and operated by Boris Mirski (1898-1974).
Provenance:
Donated 1989-1996, 2007 and 2017 by Deborah Mirski Brown, Boris Mirski's daughter.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art dealers
Photographs
Indians of North America
Sketches
Art galleries, Commercial
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9939
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212490
AAA_collcode_mirsbori
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212490

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