Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Catalog Data

Creator:
Jacobs, Daniel, 1959-2005  Search this
Mason, Derek, 1927-  Search this
Subject:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
8 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:
Artists' files; business files; photographs and slides; transcripts and sound recordings; printed material; and miscellany.
Citation:
Daniel Jacobs and Derek Mason papers, [circa 1970-1993]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Daniel Jacobs (1959- 2005) and Derek Mason (1927-) were art collectors based in New York City. They specialized in contemporary American ceramics, but also collected painting, sculpture, and prints. Jacobs and Mason were life partners.
Provenance:
The majority of the collection was donated in 2006 by Derek Mason as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America. Mason donated an additional 4 CDs of images of works of art in 2008.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Prints, American  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Virginia -- Richmond  Search this
Ceramics -- United States  Search this
Painting -- United States  Search this
Sculpture -- United States  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13390
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)258446
AAA_collcode_jacodani
Theme:
The Art Market
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_258446