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Chester Dale papers concerning George Bellows, 1919-1956

Creator:
Dale, Chester, 1883-1962
Subject:
Bellows, George
Bowes, Julian
Griffith, W. Martin
Rosenberg, James
Simson, Alaric
Sterner, Marie
C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries
H.V. Allison Galleries
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.2 linear feet
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:
Correspondence, a photograph, and invoices relating to Chester Dale's relationship with George Bellows and Dale's interest in Bellows' works of art.
Correspondence includes twelve letters between George Bellows and Chester Dale regarding Dale's patronage of Bellows and personal matters, 1919-1929. Also included is correspondence between Chester Dale and Marie Sterner, Alaric Simson, and W. Martin Griffith regarding works by Bellows, 1924-1930. Additional letters are from James Rosenberg and Julian Bowes to Dale pertaining to Bowes' portrait sculpture of Bellows, 1927. A photograph of the sculpture is included with the letters.
Seven invoices are from H.V. Allison and Sons to Chester Dale for purchases of works by Bellows, 1944-1956, and an invoice from C.W. Kraushaar Galleries to Dale for a Bellows lithograph, 1929.
Citation:
Chester Dale papers concerning George Bellows, 1919-1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Chester Dale (1883-1962) was an art collector in New York, N.Y. Dale collected 19th and 20th century art works.
Provenance:
Donated 2010 by Martha J. Fleischman, Archives of American Art trustee and benefactor, who purchased the collection at auction.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15808
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)289309
AAA_collcode_daleches2
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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