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Makler Gallery records, 1957-1989

Creator:
Makler Gallery
Subject:
Avery, Milton
Bertoia, Harry
Calder, Alexander
Frank, Mary
Hofmann, Hans
Lipchitz, Jacques
Makler, Hope Welsh
Makler, Paul Todd
Nevelson, Louise
Pascin, Jules
Rickey, George
Swaroop, Jyoti
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.3 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel).
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:
Files on artists and galleries; sales book; price lists; photographs; printed material; and scrapbooks.
Artist and gallery files, containing correspondence, price lists, receipts and printed material; a sale book, containing sale prices and paintings lists; 3 scrapbooks, 1959-1973, containing printed material, correspondence, photographs, and a brief history; a complete run of PROMETHEUS, the newsletter published by the gallery, containing articles on the gallery's exhibits, trends in collecting, the art market, and reviews of Philadelphia and New York city exhibitions; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and photographs of installations and artworks. Among the artists represented are Milton Avery, Alexander Calder, Mary Frank, Hans Hofmann, George Rickey, and Jyoti Swaroop.
Included in the photographs are artists Harry Bertoia, Jacques Lipchitz, Louise Nevelson, and Jules Pascin.
Citation:
Makler Gallery records, 1957-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 4362-4364 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Location of Originals:
Sale book: Original returned to the Macklers after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Art gallery; Philadelphia, Pa. Founded in 1960 by Dr. Paul Todd Makler and his wife Hope; exhibited primarily pre-1960s painting and contemporary sculpture.
Provenance:
Donated 1990 by Paul and Hope Mackler.
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Art Gallery Records
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art dealers
Art galleries, Commercial
Art, Modern
Exhibition catalogs
Gallery records
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9952
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212504
AAA_collcode_maklgall
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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