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Karl Schrag, Kraushaar Galleries, NYC

Designer:
Karl Schrag, German, active USA, 1912?–1995  Search this
Medium:
Screenprint on paper
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Made in:
USA
Date:
1982
Credit Line:
Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff
Accession Number:
1984-21-1
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1984-21-1
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Peggy Bacon papers, 1893-1973, bulk 1900-1936

Creator:
Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987  Search this
Subject:
Schmidt, Katherine  Search this
Alder, Jules  Search this
Bunner, Rudolph Francis  Search this
Lay, C.D. (Charles Downing)  Search this
Remsen, Ira  Search this
Bacon, Charles Roswell  Search this
Brook, Alexander  Search this
Hopper, Jo N. (Josephine Nivison),  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Works of art
Photographs
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5832
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208672
AAA_collcode_bacopegg
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208672
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Henry Ernest Schnakenberg papers, 1905-1969

Creator:
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest), 1892-1970  Search this
Subject:
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Watkins, Franklin Chenault  Search this
Barye, Antoine-Louis  Search this
Watson, Nan  Search this
Leighton, Clare Veronica Hope  Search this
Goff, Lloyd Lozés  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Savery, Rockland  Search this
Hoyt, Whitney Ford  Search this
Blume, Peter  Search this
Angel, John  Search this
Speicher, Eugene Edward  Search this
Faulkner, Barry  Search this
Brooks, Van Wyck  Search this
Evergood, Philip Howard  Search this
Hardy, Thomas  Search this
Kirstein, Lincoln Edward  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Homer  Search this
Fiene, Ernest  Search this
Watson, Forbes  Search this
Bishop, Isabel  Search this
Congdon, William  Search this
Locke, Charles  Search this
Billings, Henry  Search this
Weisgard, Leonard  Search this
Lasker, Joe  Search this
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole)  Search this
Kroll, Leon  Search this
Dows, Olin  Search this
Tait, Arthur Fitzwilliam  Search this
Day, Horace Talmage  Search this
Ivins, William Mills  Search this
Johnson, Eastman  Search this
Cadmus, Paul  Search this
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Etting, Emlen  Search this
Harnett, William Michael  Search this
Stamos, Theodoros  Search this
Catherwood, Frederick  Search this
Bouché, Louis George  Search this
Sheeler, Charles  Search this
Lucioni, Luigi  Search this
Schmidt, Katherine  Search this
Bierstadt, Albert  Search this
Hartl, Léon  Search this
Miller, Kenneth Hayes  Search this
Shahn, Ben  Search this
Buller, Audrey  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
Beal, Gifford  Search this
Inness, George  Search this
Robus, Hugo  Search this
Laning, Edward  Search this
Homer, Winslow  Search this
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Bacon, Peggy  Search this
Guys, Constantin  Search this
Artists Equity Association  Search this
American Academy of Arts and Letters  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Exhibition catalogs
Prints
Christmas cards
Diaries
Topic:
Art, Prehistoric  Search this
Painters  Search this
Painting, Modern  Search this
Etchers  Search this
Etching  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9102
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211296
AAA_collcode_schnh
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211296

Kraushaar Galleries records, 1885-2006

Creator:
Kraushaar Galleries  Search this
Subject:
Arnest, Bernard  Search this
Glackens, Edith  Search this
Kuhn, Walt  Search this
Guillaume, Paul  Search this
Navas, Elizabeth S.  Search this
Kraushaar, John F.  Search this
Phillips, Duncan  Search this
Bouché, Louis George  Search this
Evett, Kenneth Warnock  Search this
Murdock, Roland P.  Search this
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest)  Search this
Smalley, David  Search this
Ruellan, Andrée  Search this
Beal, Gifford  Search this
Miller, Harriette  Search this
Morris, Carl A.  Search this
Bacon, Peggy  Search this
Luks, George Benjamin  Search this
Juley, Paul A.  Search this
Hartell, John  Search this
Wilson, Ralph L.  Search this
Smith, Vernon B.  Search this
Fausett, Dean  Search this
Penney, James  Search this
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil  Search this
Kirsch, Frederick D. (Frederick Dwight),  Search this
Brueming, Karen  Search this
Kraushaar, Antoinette M.  Search this
Lechay, James  Search this
Halberstadt, Ernst  Search this
Robinson, Boardman  Search this
Laurent, Robert  Search this
DeLonga, Leonard  Search this
Prendergast, Charles E.  Search this
Stanley, Alix W.  Search this
Harrison, Preston  Search this
Hardy, Thomas  Search this
Albrizio, Humbert  Search this
Cantene, David  Search this
Sloan, John French  Search this
Glackens, William J. (William James)  Search this
McKinney, Esther Williams  Search this
Beal, Reynolds  Search this
Lachaise, Gaston  Search this
Cowles, Russell  Search this
Lasker, Joe  Search this
Allard, J.  Search this
Bignou, Etienne  Search this
Heliker, John Edward  Search this
Flannery, Vaughn  Search this
Demuth, Charles  Search this
Wichita Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Sketches
Ledgers (account books)
Sketchbooks
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Depressions  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7781
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209946
AAA_collcode_kraugall
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209946

Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman papers, 1837-1984, bulk 1935-1979

Creator:
Fleischman, Lawrence Arthur, 1925-1997  Search this
Fleischman, Barbara G.  Search this
Subject:
Baskin, Leonard  Search this
Bailey, Grace  Search this
Arms, John Taylor  Search this
Rattner, Abraham  Search this
Allston, Washington  Search this
Sellers, Charles Coleman  Search this
Bohrod, Aaron  Search this
Culver, Charles B.  Search this
Eakins, Thomas  Search this
Bailey, Truman E.  Search this
Krentzin, Earl  Search this
Fleischman, Lawrence Arthur  Search this
Marin, John  Search this
Watkins, Franklin Chenault  Search this
Rattner, Esther Gentle  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim  Search this
Evergood, Philip Howard  Search this
Richardson, Constance Coleman  Search this
Richardson, Edgar Preston  Search this
Pollock, Peter  Search this
Ryder, Albert Pinkham  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Philadelphia Museum of Art  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Archives of American Art  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
M. Knoedler & Co.  Search this
University of Michigan. Museum of Art  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Kraushaar Galleries  Search this
Midtown Galleries (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Milwaukee Art Center  Search this
Kennedy Galleries  Search this
Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum  Search this
United States Information Agency  Search this
Type:
Typescripts
Photographs
Topic:
Art  Search this
Painters  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Art patrons  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Philanthropists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10245
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213339
AAA_collcode_fleilawr
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213339
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Gifford Beal sketches, sketchbooks and papers, 1889-2001, bulk 1900-1954

Creator:
Beal, Gifford, 1879-1956  Search this
Subject:
Watson, Forbes  Search this
Hancock, Walker Kirtland  Search this
Beal, Maud Ramsdell  Search this
Cox, Edward  Search this
Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen)  Search this
Rowan, Edward Beatty  Search this
Bruce, Edward  Search this
Wortman, Denys  Search this
Thiel, Philip  Search this
Kent, Rockwell  Search this
Pennell, Joseph  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Type:
Prints
Love letters
Drawings
Diaries
Sketches
Travel diaries
Sketchbooks
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Topic:
Drawing  Search this
Painters  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10981
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214824
AAA_collcode_bealgiff
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214824
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Ira and William Glackens papers, circa 1900-1990

Creator:
Glackens, Ira, 1907-1990  Search this
Glackens, William J. (William James), 1870-1938  Search this
Subject:
Morse, Stearns  Search this
Glackens, William J. (William James)  Search this
Shinn, Everett  Search this
Schwab, Arnold T.  Search this
Buckley, Charles E. (Charles Edward)  Search this
Sloan, Helen Farr  Search this
Glackens, Edith  Search this
Barnes, Laura L.  Search this
Dimock, Ira  Search this
Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs),  Search this
Kuhn, Walt  Search this
Bullard, E. John (Edgar John),  Search this
Perlman, Bennard B.  Search this
Luks, George Benjamin  Search this
Fitzgerald, Irene Dimock  Search this
Glackens, Ira  Search this
Liff, Vivian  Search this
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil  Search this
Prendergast, Eugénie  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Kraushaar Galleries  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Williams College.Museum of Art  Search this
Delaware Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Sound recordings
Topic:
Eight (Group of American artists)  Search this
Painters  Search this
Art  Search this
Painting, Modern  Search this
Illustrators  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7175
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209312
AAA_collcode_glacwill
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209312
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Esther Baldwin Williams and Esther Williams papers, 1887-1984

Creator:
Williams, Esther Baldwin, 1867-1964  Search this
Williams, Esther, 1907-1969  Search this
Subject:
Kroll, Leon  Search this
Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel)  Search this
Finck, Furman J.  Search this
Williams, Nadia  Search this
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil  Search this
Prendergast, Charles E.  Search this
Kraushaar Galleries  Search this
Rockport Art Association  Search this
Grace Horne Galleries  Search this
Type:
Diaries
Sketches
Sketchbooks
Photographs
Topic:
France  Search this
Art  Search this
Painting  Search this
Expatriate painters  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Massachusetts  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7339
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209492
AAA_collcode_willesth
Theme:
Diaries
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209492
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William Kienbusch letters to Francis and Sydney Hamabe, 1958-1977

Creator:
Kienbusch, William Austin, 1914-1980  Search this
Subject:
Hamabe, Francis  Search this
Hamabe, Sydney  Search this
Kraushaar Galleries  Search this
Type:
Postcards
Topic:
Landscape painters  Search this
Art teachers  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7639
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209802
AAA_collcode_kienwill3
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209802
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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974

Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Subject:
Waegen, Rolf Hans  Search this
Glaenzer, Eugene  Search this
de Hauke, César  Search this
Seligmann, Jacques  Search this
Seligmann, René  Search this
Parker, Theresa D.  Search this
Mackay, Clarence Hungerford  Search this
Liechtenstein, House of  Search this
Schiff, Mortimer L.  Search this
Haardt, Georges  Search this
La Fresnaye, Roger de  Search this
Seligman, Germain  Search this
Arenberg  Search this
Seligmann, Arnold  Search this
Trevor, Clyfford  Search this
MM. Jacques Seligmann & fils  Search this
Eugene Glaenzer & Co  Search this
Gersel  Search this
Germain Seligmann & Co  Search this
De Hauke & Co., Inc  Search this
Type:
Gallery records
Topic:
Art  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Art dealers  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Art treasures in war  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Art, Renaissance  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9936
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212486
AAA_collcode_jacqself
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212486
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Geoffrey Clements photographic negatives and papers, circa 1950-2004

Creator:
Clements, Geoffrey  Search this
Subject:
Baker, Oliver  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Kraushaar Galleries  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Negatives
Slides (photographs)
Topic:
Photographers  Search this
Artists  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6282
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)220205
AAA_collcode_clemgeof
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_220205

Chester Dale papers concerning George Bellows, 1919-1956

Creator:
Dale, Chester, 1883-1962  Search this
Subject:
Griffith, W. Martin  Search this
Rosenberg, James  Search this
Bellows, George  Search this
Simson, Alaric  Search this
Sterner, Marie  Search this
Bowes, Julian  Search this
C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries  Search this
H.V. Allison Galleries  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15808
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)289309
AAA_collcode_daleches2
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_289309

Oral history interview with Carole Pesner, 2007 Mar. 6-Apr. 12

Interviewee:
Pesner, Carole M. (Carole Manishin), 1937-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James, 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Widgeon Point Charitable Foundation  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13603
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)270815
AAA_collcode_pesner07
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_270815

Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman papers

Creator:
Fleischman, Lawrence A. (Lawrence Arthur), 1925-1997  Search this
Names:
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Archives of American Art  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum  Search this
Kennedy Galleries  Search this
Kraushaar Galleries  Search this
M. Knoedler & Co.  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Midtown Galleries (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Milwaukee Art Center  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Philadelphia Museum of Art  Search this
United States Information Agency  Search this
University of Michigan. Museum of Art  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Allston, Washington, 1779-1843  Search this
Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953  Search this
Bailey, Grace  Search this
Bailey, Truman E., 1902?-1959  Search this
Bohrod, Aaron  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967  Search this
Culver, Charles B. (Charles Beach), 1908-1967  Search this
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916  Search this
Evergood, Philip, 1901-1973  Search this
Fleischman, Barbara  Search this
Gentle, Esther, 1900-  Search this
Krentzin, Earl, 1929-  Search this
Marin, John, 1870-1953  Search this
Pollack, Peter, 1909-1978  Search this
Rattner, Abraham  Search this
Richardson, Constance, 1905-  Search this
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985  Search this
Ryder, Albert Pinkham, 1847-1917  Search this
Sellers, Charles Coleman, 1903-  Search this
Watkins, Franklin Chenault, 1894-1972  Search this
Extent:
4.9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Typescripts
Photographs
Date:
1837-1984
bulk 1935-1979
Summary:
The papers of art collectors, art patrons, and philanthropists Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman measure 4.9 linear feet and date from 1837 to 1984, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1935-1979. The papers are comprised mostly of correspondence with artists, museums, and arts organizations. Also found are scattered biographical materials, artists' autograph letters purchased by the Fleischmans, exhibition files, notes and writings, printed material, and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of art collectors, art patrons, and philanthropists Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman measure 4.9 linear feet and date from 1837 to 1984, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1935-1979. The papers are comprised mostly of correspondence with artists, museums, and arts organizations. Also found are scattered biographical materials, artists' autograph letters purchased by the Fleischmans, exhibition files, notes and writings, printed material, and photographs.

One folder of biographical material includes a biographical account and a certificate of appreciation from the Common Council for the City of Detroit.

The bulk of the collection is comprised of correspondence documenting the Fleischman's art related activities and interests primarily during the 1950s and 1960s. Individual correspondents include Aaron Bohrod, Charles E. Burchfield, Charles B. Culver, Philip Evergood, Earl Krentzin, John Marin, Jr., Abraham Rattner and Esther Gentle, Peter Pollack, Edgar P. and Constance Richardson, Charles Coleman Sellers, and Franklin Watkins. One letter from Charles E. Burchfield includes four etching plates used to create the color print of Hot September Wind.

Arts organizations and galleries represented in the correspondence include the American Federation of Arts, the Archives of American Art, the Arts Commission of the City of Detroit, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Detroit Institute of Art, Kennedy Galleries, M. Knoedler and Co., Inc., Kraushaar Galleries, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Midtown Galleries, the Museum of Modern Art, the National Gallery of Art, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the School of the Society of Arts and Crafts, the United States Information Agency, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Winterthur Museum.

Autograph letters purchased by the Fleischmans include letters written by artists Washington Allston (addressed to Thomas Sully), Albert Pinkham Ryder, and John Taylor Arms.

Exhibition files document the various exhibitions of art work from the Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman Collection at the University of Michigan Museum of Art; the Detroit Institute of Art; in Central and South America; in Greece, Israel and Russia; and at the Milwaukee Art Center. The files contain letters, notes, printed material, and photographs.

Three folders of notes and writings include "Introduction to Earl Krentzin Catalog" by Lawrence Fleischman and "Selection of Excerpts from the Soviet Press and Radio Attacking U. S. Culture" by unidentified authors.

Scattered printed material includes miscellaneous clippings and catalogs not connected with the Exhibition Files series. There is also a book John Marin: The Man and his Work by E. M. Benson that was autographed by Marin to the Fleischmans in 1953.

Photographs include portrait photographs of Lawrence Fleischman, photographs of Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman with colleagues, of art work from the Fleischman Collection, of Truman and Grace Bailey in their studio, and a copy photograph of Thomas Eakins as a boy.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 7 series:

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1958 (Box 1; 1 folder)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1949-1984 (Boxes 1-4, 7; 3.8 linear feet)

Series 3: Autograph Letters, 1837-1942 (Box 4; 4 folders)

Series 4: Exhibition Files, 1953-1960 (Boxes 4-5, 7; 0.5 linear feet)

Series 5: Notes and Writings, 1957-1962 (Box 5; 3 folders)

Series 6: Printed Material, 1935-1969 (Box 5-6; 6 folders)

Series 7: Photographs, 1953-1965 (Box 6; 13 folders)
Biographical / Historical:
Lawrence Fleischman (1925-1997) of New York City was an American art collector, patron, philanthropist, and benefactor. He and his wife, Barbara Greenberg Fleischman, assembled an impressive collection of art and artifacts that they shared with the public as part of their philanthropic activities aimed at fostering a wider appreciation of the arts around the world.

Lawrence Fleischman was born on February 14, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Stella and Arthur Fleischman, the owner of a large carpet business. He attended the Western Military Academy in Alton, Illinois, and studied engineering at Purdue University. In 1942, he interrupted his studies to volunteer for service in the U.S. Army during World War II. While serving in France, he met a doctor who further fostered Fleischman's ever growing interest in American art. Following the war, he graduated with a degree in physics from the University of Detroit. Fleischman met Barbara Greenberg in Detroit and they were married in 1948.

Beginning in the late 1940s, Fleischman established a fledgling television station, developed holdings in real estate, and began purchasing art work. Initially the Fleischmans collected undervalued 20th century American art and were friends with several artists, including John Marin, Charles Burchfield, Stuart Davis, and Ben Shahn. They also expanded the scope of their collection to include 19th century American works.

During the 1950s, Lawrence Fleischman realized how there were few American art historians and college departments, as well as a lack of primary source material. Fleischman worked with Edgar P. Richardson, then director of the Detroit Institute of Art, to raise funds and they founded the Archives of American Art at the Detroit Institute of Art in 1954. The Archives of American Art was, and still is, dedicated to the collection, preservation, and study of primary source records that document the history of the visual arts in the United States. Lawrence A. Fleischman is a founding Trustee of the AAA and served as the Chairman of the Board from 1958 to 1966. His wife, Barbara joined the Board of Trustees in 1997 and served as Chair from 2003 to 2007. She is a Trustee Emerita.

Lawrence Fleischman's business and philanthropic interests included the Arthur Fleischman Carpet Company, the Lee Plaza Hotel-Motel in Detroit, Art Adventurers, the Art School of the Society of Arts and Crafts in Detroit, the Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the Cultural Committee of the United States Information Agency, and the Art Commission of Detroit, which governed the Detroit Institute of Art. He also served as an officer of the Board for many of the arts-related organizations.

In 1996, the Fleischmans moved their family from Detroit to New York City, where Lawrence Fleischman became a partner in the Kennedy Galleries.

The Fleischmans philanthropic activities include generous support of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Detroit Institute of Art, the Cleveland Museum, the British Museum, the Vatican Museum, and lifelong support of the Archives of American Art.

Lawrence Fleischman died on January 31, 1997 in London, England. Barbara Fleischman lives in New York City and continues to be an active supporter of the visual arts.
Related Materials:
Among the Archives holdings are two oral history interviews with Lawrence A. Fleischman. The first was conducted by Paul Cummings in 1970 and the second conducted by Gail Stavitsky in 1994 . Both interviews have transcripts available.
Separated Materials:
The Archives of Art also holds microfilm of material lent for microfilming, the majority of which was later donated, except for five letters on reel D197. These include one postcard from Constance Richardson, 1956; one letter from Constance Richardson, 1957; one letter from Franklin Watkins, 1955; one letter from Lawrence Fleischman to Wilbur H. Hunter, 1960; and one letter from Richard D. Tucker, 1960. This material remains with lender and is not described in the collection container inventory.
Provenance:
The Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman papers were donated in several accretions by Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman from 1954 to 2007. Letters were also loaned for microfilming in 1965, but nearly all of them were subsequently donated.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Art patrons Michigan Detroit  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Philanthropists  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- United States  Search this
Painters -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Typescripts
Photographs
Citation:
Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman Papers, 1837-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.fleilawr
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Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_collection:sova-aaa-fleilawr
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Collection Creator:
Lay, Oliver Ingraham, 1845-1890  Search this
Lay, Charles Downing, 1877-1956  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1918-1993
Scope and Contents:
Professional files illustrate Lay's personal and professional interaction with a close-knit group of colleagues that included Gifford Beal, Reynolds Beal, Joseph P. Chamberlain, Edwin Lefevre, Henry Allen Moe, Geoffrey Parsons, and Allen Tucker. The files contain mostly correspondence; also found is biographical material, writings and notes, artwork, printed material, clippings, exhibition brochures, and a photograph.

Of special interest are Reynolds Beal's letters to Lay, in which he discusses exhibitions of his artwork held at Kraushaar Gallery (New York) and his various painting and literary projects; also found are Beal's personal reflections about his creative activities. Allen Tucker's files contain letters to Lay and others relating to his painting. Also included are the artist's lists of his artwork, and printed material, including exhibition brochures for his exhibits at the Century Association, Montross Gallery, and Macbeth Gallery. There is a pencil sketch by Allen Tucker of Charles Downing Lay's layout for the World's Fair (circa 1939). George C. Lay's correspondence relates to a work of art donated to the Phillips Collection by his father; found is one letter to Charles Downing Lay from Duncan Phillips (undated).
Arrangement:
Professional files are arranged alphabetically by surname and thereunder chronologically.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Oliver Ingraham Lay, Charles Downing Lay, and Lay Family Papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Oliver Ingraham Lay, Charles Downing Lay, and Lay Family Papers, 1789-2000, bulk 1870-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.layoliv, Subseries 2.3
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Oliver Ingraham Lay, Charles Downing Lay, and Lay Family papers
Oliver Ingraham Lay, Charles Downing Lay, and Lay Family papers / Series 2: Charles Downing Lay and Laura Gill Lay Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-layoliv-ref138

Kraushaar Galleries

Collection Creator:
Landgren, Marchal E.  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 66
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1939
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Marchal Landgren papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Marchal Landgren papers, 1881-circa 1982, bulk 1930-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Marchal Landgren Papers
Marchal Landgren Papers / Series 5: Research Projects' Files / Newman, Robert Loftin / Correspondence Regarding Robert Loftin Newman
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-landmarc-ref228

Aurora

Maker:
Beal, Gifford  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
graphite (overall material)
Measurements:
folded: 31 cm x 25 cm; 12 7/32 in x 9 27/32 in
Object Name:
drawing
Object Type:
Drawings
Subject:
Maritime  Search this
Credit Line:
Estate of Gifford Beal through Katherine Degn, Kraushaar Galleries
ID Number:
2012.3036.01
Catalog number:
2012.3036.01
Nonaccession number:
2012.3036
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Communications
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1821070

Studies for Aurora and Indian Queen

Maker:
Beal, Gifford  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
graphite (overall material)
Measurements:
sheet: 35 cm x 43 cm; 13 25/32 in x 16 15/16 in
image: 19.5 cm x 28 cm; 7 11/16 in x 11 1/32 in
Object Name:
drawing
Object Type:
Drawings
Subject:
Maritime  Search this
Credit Line:
Estate of Gifford Beal through Katherine Degn, Kraushaar Galleries
ID Number:
2012.3036.02
Catalog number:
2012.3036.02
Nonaccession number:
2012.3036
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Communications
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1821074

Study for Grand Entry

Maker:
Beal, Gifford  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 24 cm x 34 cm; 9 7/16 in x 13 3/8 in
Object Name:
drawing
Object Type:
Drawings
Subject:
Circus  Search this
Credit Line:
Estate of Gifford Beal through Katherine Degn, Kraushaar Galleries
ID Number:
2012.3036.03
Catalog number:
2012.3036.03
Nonaccession number:
2012.3036
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Communications
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1821075

Study for Grand Entry

Maker:
Beal, Gifford  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 25 cm x 37 cm; 9 27/32 in x 14 9/16 in
Object Name:
drawing
Object Type:
Drawings
Subject:
Circus  Search this
Credit Line:
Estate of Gifford Beal through Katherine Degn, Kraushaar Galleries
ID Number:
2012.3036.04
Catalog number:
2012.3036.04
Nonaccession number:
2012.3036
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Communications
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1821076

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