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Gross McCleaf Gallery selected artists' files

Creator:
Gross McCleaf Gallery  Search this
Names:
Broderson, Morris, 1928-2011  Search this
Carles, Arthur B., 1882-1952  Search this
Day, Larry, 1921-  Search this
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Howard, Humbert, 1905-1990  Search this
Lueders, Jimmy C., 1927-1994  Search this
Oakley, Violet, 1874-1961  Search this
Piper, Jane, 1916-1991  Search this
Pittman, Hobson Lafayette, 1899 or 1900-1972  Search this
Porter, Fairfield  Search this
Tyson, Carroll Sargent, 1878-1956  Search this
Weidner, Roswell, 1911-1999  Search this
Weston, Harold, 1894-1972  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1947-1986
Scope and Contents:
Thirteen artists' files containing resumes, letters, consignment lists, photographs and slides of works, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs on Arthur B. Carles, Larry Day, Edith Emerson, Humbert Howard, Jimmy Lueders, Violet Oakley, Jane Piper, Hobson Pittman, Fairfield Porter, Carroll S. Tyson, Roswell Weidner, Neil Welliver, and Harold Weston. The Day, Howard, and Pittman files also contain photographs.
Biographical / Historical:
Art gallery; Philadelphia, Pa. Founded in 1969 as the Marlin McCleaf Gallery. After Marlin McCleaf's departure in December 1969, the gallery was incorporated as the Gross McCleaf Gallery, with Estelle Gross as the sole proprietor.
Provenance:
Selected from gallery records for microfilming.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art dealers  Search this
Painters  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Identifier:
AAA.grosmccl
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-grosmccl

Oral history interview with Estelle Gross, 1989 Apr. 5

Interviewee:
Gross, Estelle Shane, 1929-1992  Search this
Interviewer:
Pacini, Marina  Search this
Subject:
Day, Larry  Search this
Emerson, Edith  Search this
Howard, Humbert  Search this
Lueders, Jimmy C.  Search this
Oakley, Violet  Search this
Piper, Jane  Search this
Pittman, Hobson Lafayette  Search this
Weidner, Roswell  Search this
Weston, Harold  Search this
Gross McCleaf Gallery  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Gallery directors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12271
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212160
AAA_collcode_gross89
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212160

Oral history interview with Larry Day, 1991 February 21

Interviewee:
Day, Larry, 1921-  Search this
Interviewer:
Pacini, Marina  Search this
Subject:
Kulicke, Robert M. (Robert Moore)  Search this
Gallery 1015  Search this
Tyler School of Art  Search this
Philadelphia College of Art  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11664
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214615
AAA_collcode_day91
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214615

Gross McCleaf Gallery selected artists' files, 1947-1986

Creator:
Gross McCleaf Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Carles, Arthur B.  Search this
Day, Larry  Search this
Emerson, Edith  Search this
Howard, Humbert  Search this
Lueders, Jimmy C.  Search this
Oakley, Violet  Search this
Piper, Jane  Search this
Pittman, Hobson Lafayette  Search this
Porter, Fairfield  Search this
Tyson, Carroll Sargent  Search this
Weidner, Roswell  Search this
Broderson, Morris  Search this
Weston, Harold  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9938
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212489
AAA_collcode_grosmccl
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212489

Interviews, Talks, and Panel Discussions

Collection Creator:
Cajori, Charles, 1921-  Search this
Extent:
1.2 Linear feet (Boxes 2-3)
0.07 Gigabytes (ER01)
Type:
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Date:
1983-2010
Scope and Contents note:
This series includes a transcript of a Charles Cajori interview conducted by Gary Lenhart for Transfer; sound and video recordings of interviews with Charles Cajori; digitized panel discussion with Charles Cajori; and a video recording, An Afternoon with the New York School Artists, 1992 with Charles Cajori taking part in the panel discussion. Also there is a gallery talk to students at the Gross-McCleaf Gallery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a classroom lecture at an unidentified venue.
Arrangement note:
Recordings are arranged by subject and thereafter in chronological order.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Charles Cajori 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:
Charles Cajori papers, 1942-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.cajochar, Series 3
See more items in:
Charles Cajori papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-cajochar-ref62

Oral history interview with Estelle Gross

Interviewee:
Gross, Estelle Shane, 1929-1992  Search this
Interviewer:
Pacini, Marina  Search this
Names:
Gross McCleaf Gallery  Search this
Day, Larry, 1921-  Search this
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Howard, Humbert, 1905-1990  Search this
Lueders, Jimmy C., 1927-1994  Search this
Oakley, Violet, 1874-1961  Search this
Piper, Jane, 1916-1991  Search this
Pittman, Hobson Lafayette, 1899 or 1900-1972  Search this
Weidner, Roswell, 1911-1999  Search this
Weston, Harold, 1894-1972  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (Sound recording, sound cassettes)
61 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1989 Apr. 5
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Estelle Gross conducted 1989 Apr. 5, by Marina Pacini, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Gross speaks of her background and education; opening the Gross McCleaf Gallery in Philadelphia; the artists represented, including Larry Day, Edith Emerson, Violet Oakley, Humbert Howard, Jimmy Lueders, Jane Piper, Carroll Tyson, Roswell Weidner, Harold Weston, Arthur B. Carles, and Hobson Pittman; the Philadelphia art scene including other galleries, the art press, collectors and changes over the past twenty years. Gross also discusses her studies under Hobson Pittman.
Biographical / Historical:
Estelle Shane Gross (1929-1992) was a gallery director of Philadelphia, Pa.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Topic:
Gallery directors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.gross89
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gross89

Oral history interview with Larry Day

Interviewee:
Day, Larry, 1921-  Search this
Interviewer:
Pacini, Marina  Search this
Names:
Gallery 1015  Search this
Philadelphia College of Art  Search this
Tyler School of Art  Search this
Kulicke, Robert M. (Robert Moore), 1924-2007  Search this
Extent:
135 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1991 February 21
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Larry Day conducted 1991 February 21, by Marina Pacini, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Day discusses his family and childhood in Philadelphia; military service; attending Temple University's Tyler School of Art including a discussion of the faculty, classes and programs; starting a frame making business with Robert Kulicke; involvement with New York painters of the 1950's, traveling to Europe; teaching at The Philadelphia College of Art; galleries and dealers he worked with including Pearl Fox, Hank Dublin, Gallery 1015 and Gross McCleaf Gallery; the development of his painting style and the importance of Egyptian fayum portraits, Matisse and Balthus; and changing from representational to abstract art and back to representational art.
Biographical / Historical:
Larry Day (1921- ) is a painter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 51 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics, and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.day91
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-day91

Gross McCleaf Gallery [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_103819

John Laub, windowscapes : June 16-July 9, 1982

Title:
Windowscapes
Author:
Laub, John 1947-2005  Search this
Gross McCleaf Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Laub, John 1947-2005  Search this
Physical description:
[7] p. : col. ill. ; 14 x 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1982
20th century
Topic:
Landscape painting, American  Search this
Call number:
ND237.L38 A4 1982
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_792645

Larry Day : paintings and drawings

Author:
Day, Larry 1921-  Search this
Gross McCleaf Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Day, Larry 1921- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
[12] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1983
Call number:
ND237.D334 A4 1983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_657873

Bertha Leonard : wall and ceiling paintings / Gross McCleaf Gallery

Author:
Leonard, Bertha  Search this
Gross McCleaf Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Leonard, Bertha Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1983
C1983
Call number:
N40.1.L578 G8
N40.1.L578G8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_211740

Nora Speyer, paintings and drawings : [exhibition] November 16-December 3, 1983

Author:
Speyer, Nora  Search this
Gross McCleaf Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Speyer, Nora Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
[16] p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1983
[1983]
Call number:
N40.1.S7555 G8
N6537.S6485 A4 1983
N40.1.S7555G8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_195121

Jane Piper, paintings : September 28-October 22, 1983, Gross McCleaf Gallery

Author:
Piper, Jane 1916-1991  Search this
Gross McCleaf Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Piper, Jane 1916-1991  Search this
Physical description:
[12] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 x 23 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1983
[1983]
Call number:
ND237.P64 A4 1983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_903035

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