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Gaston and Isabelle Nagle Lachaise papers

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Creator:
Lachaise, Gaston, 1882-1935  Search this
Lachaise, Isabelle Nagle, d. 1957  Search this
Names:
Hartman, C. Bertram, 1882-1960  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953  Search this
Marin, John, 1870-1953  Search this
Sprinchorn, Carl, 1887-1971  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946  Search this
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964  Search this
Weber, Max, 1881-1961  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet ((microfilmed on 4 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1903-1962
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; photographs; photograph albums; scrapbooks; exhibition material; and clippings.
REELS 325-327: Correspondence; photograph albums; scrapbooks; clippings; and exhibition material.
REEL 1034: Correspondence, 1925-1934, including mainly 23 letters to Lachaise from Alfred Stieglitz discussing Lachaise's exhibiting some works at the Anderson Galleries and his financial dealings with Stieglitz; letters to Isabelle Lachaise from friends and artists including Carl Van Vechten, Alfred Stieglitz, Bertram Hartman, and Carl Sprinchorn; correspondence relating to the sale of Gaston Lachaise's work; and correspondence relating to biographies of Gaston Lachaise. In addition, there are 3 photographs of paintings in the estate of Isabelle Lachaise: a drawing by Max Weber, a 1923 painting by Yasuo Kuniyoshi; and a painting by John Marin.
Biographical / Historical:
Gaston Lachaise (1882-1935) was a sculptor from New York, N.Y. and Maine. Best known for his stylized monumental female nudes, dating from 1918 to the 1930s.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1972-1974 by John Pierce, Managing Trustee, Lachaise Foundation. Pierce is the grand-nephew of Isabelle Lachaise.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- United States  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.lachgast
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91709905a-3d16-44c5-997a-a020633d3392
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lachgast