The collection is arranged into two series. Series 1: Artist Files, 1952-1967 (1.2 linear feet; Boxes 1-2) Series 2: Financial Records, 1955-1962 (0.2 linear feet; Box 2)
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
The records of the Robert Isaacson Gallery measure 1.4 linear feet, and date from 1952 to 1967. The records document the history of the gallery through artist files consisting of correspondence, photographs, clippings, and exhibition catalogs; and through statements, ledgers, and other financial material.
Robert Isaacson Gallery records, 1952-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Portions of the collection are available on 35mm microfilm reels 3981 and 3982 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
Robert Isaacson was a collector and art dealer in New York City. The Robert Isaacson Gallery operated from the early 1950s through the end of the 1960s. The estate of Elie Nadelman was among the most notable artists represented by the gallery.
Donated 1976 by Robert Isaacson.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001