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H. Wunderlich & Company/Kennedy & Company stock books, 1879-1915

Creator:
H. Wunderlich & Company
Subject:
Wunderlich, Hermann
Kennedy & Company
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.0 linear ft. (23 v.)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Twenty-one stock inventory books providing information on the types and sales of art handled by H. Wunderlich & Company, and one volume, 1915, of its successor, Kennedy & Company. Also included is a consignment book recording transactions with Gustav Lauser, C.W. Kraushaar, F. Seymour Haden, Albert Rosenthal, and others.
Citation:
H. Wunderlich & Company/Kennedy & Company stock books, 1879-1915. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Print gallery; New York, N.Y. Founded in 1874 by Hermann Wunderlich. After his death in 1892, his partner, Edward Kennedy took over, and in 1912 the name changed to Kennedy & Company (and in 1952 to Kennedy Galleries). As H. Wunderlich & Company it handled primarily fashionable prints, Old Master prints and a few of the contemporary artists, such as James McNeil Whistler, David Cameron, and Seymour Hayden.
Provenance:
Donated by Gerold M. Wunderlich, great-grandson of the gallery's founder Hermann Wunderlich, founder of H. Wunderlich and Kennedy & Company, and Kennedy Galleries, Inc.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial
Prints
Prints
Prints, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10382
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213724
AAA_collcode_hwundcom
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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