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Galerie Chalette records, 1916-1999, bulk,1939-1994

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Creator:
Galerie Chalette
Subject:
Rickey, George
Smith, Leon Polk
Diller, Burgoyne
Moholy-Nagy, László
Reimann, William
Fuller, Sue
Lejwa, Madeleine Chalette
González, Julio
Vasarely, Victor
Weber, Max
Fangor, Wojciech
Lejwa, Arthur
Arp, Jean
Bill, Max
Gonzalez, Roberta
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
25 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:
The records of the New York Galerie Chalette measure 23.4 linear feet and date from 1916-1999, with the bulk of the material dating from 1939-1994. The collection documents this contemporary art gallery's operations from its founding in 1954 through Madeleine Lejwa's later years as an independent dealer. Included are correspondence, artists' files, financial and legal records, printed materials, clippings, exhibition catalogs, audio recordings, and motion picture film; about half of the collection consists of photographs. Arthur Lejwa's profession as a biochemist prior to becoming a gallery owner is also documented in this collection. The collection also contains personal records of the Lejwas, including correspondence, legal papers, photographs, photo albums, and printed material.
Citation:
Galerie Chalette records, 1916-1999, bulk,1939-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
Papers related to Leon Chalette's imprisonment in Sachsenhausen concentration camp were transferred to the Leo Baeck Institute, New York, N.Y., in 2010.
Addition papers related to Leon Chalette and Madeleine Chalette are located at Leo Baeck Institute, New York, N.Y.
Biography Note:
Galerie Chalette, founded 1954, is an art gallery, in New York, N.Y., operated by Madeleine Chalette Lejwa.
Language Note:
Much of the personal correspondence is written in Polish, Yiddish, and German.
Provenance:
The records were donated by Robert Warshaw, executor of the Madeleine Chalette Lejwa estate in two accessions in 1997 and 2005.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographs
Sound recordings
Lectures
Notebooks
Biochemistry
Art dealers
Art galleries, Commercial
Motion pictures (visual works)
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6103
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216297
AAA_collcode_galechal
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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