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Bardene Allen papers, 1965-2009

Creator:
Allen, Bardene, 1933-
Subject:
Chamberlain, Richard
Hammersley, Frederick
Stone, Susie
Fine Arts Gallery
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.8 linear ft.
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:
Letters, photographs, writings, business records, and printed material relating to Bardene Allen's career as a sculptor and painter.
Letters (many including newspaper clippings and snapshots of works of art) are from Frederick Hammersley, Hammersley's sister Susie Stone, and Allen's friend, painter and actor Richard Chamberlain.
Photographs and slides are of works of art. Writings include Allen's personal oberservations of her friendship with Hammersley. Business records include financial and organizational records of the Fine Arts Gallery, exhibition records and an inventory of sculpture. Printed material includes newspaper and magazine clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs.
Citation:
Bardene Allen papers, 1965-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Bardene Allen (1933- ) is a sculptor, painter and gallery owner in Laguna Beach, Calif. Allen studied in the 1950s with Frederick Hammersley at Pomona College. She is the former owner of the Fine Arts Gallery in Laguna Beach, Calif. (1980-1983). Allen has worked in stone, wood, resin, bronze and terracotta.
Provenance:
Donated 1992-2002 and in 2009 by Bardene Allen.
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
The Art Market
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial
Gallery owners
Photographs
Sculptors
Women painters
Women sculptors
Writings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6356
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215106
AAA_collcode_allebard
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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