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Stendahl Art Galleries records

Creator:
Stendahl Art Galleries  Search this
Names:
Couvoisier Galleries  Search this
Demotte, inc. (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art  Search this
Wildenstein and Company (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Archipenko, Alexander, 1887-1964  Search this
Beltran-Masses, Federico, b. 1885  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
Cantú, Federico, 1908-1989  Search this
Charlot, Jean, 1898-1979  Search this
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Eddy, Jerome  Search this
Feshin, Nikolaĭ Ivanovich, 1881-1955  Search this
Gelhaar, Emil  Search this
Genth, Lillian Mathilde, 1876-1953  Search this
Gilbert, Arthur Hill, 1894-1970  Search this
Guthrie, George B.  Search this
Hansen, Armin C. (Armin-Carl), 1886-1957  Search this
Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944  Search this
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Kleitsch, Joseph, 1885-1931  Search this
Knight, Aston, 1873-1948  Search this
Kronberg, Louis, 1872-1965  Search this
Laurence, Sydney, 1868-1940  Search this
Loeffler, Gisella, 1900-  Search this
Montenegro, Roberto, 1887-1968  Search this
Mérida, Carlos, 1891-1984  Search this
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente, 1883-1949  Search this
Pach, Walter, 1883-1958  Search this
Payne, Edgar A. (Edgar Alwin), 1882-1947  Search this
Pearson, Ralph M., 1883-1958  Search this
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973  Search this
Ritschel, William, 1864-1949  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Rose, Ethel Boardman, 1871-1946  Search this
Rose, Guy, 1867-1925  Search this
Schofield, Walter Elmer, 1867-1944  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro  Search this
Stendahl, Earl L.  Search this
Szecsi, Ladislas  Search this
Wendt, William, 1865-1946  Search this
Zuloaga, Ignacio, 1870-1945  Search this
Extent:
7.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gallery records
Scrapbooks
Date:
1907-1971
Summary:
The records of the Los Angeles Stendahl Art Galleries measure 7.5 linear feet and date from 1907 to 1971. The collection is comprised of administrative and financial files, correspondence, exhibition files, and subject files on numerous artists, organizations, and other art-related topics. There is one scrapbook of clippings on the artist Edgar Payne.
Scope and Contents:
The records of the Los Angeles Stendahl Art Galleries measure 7.5 linear feet and date from 1907 to 1971. The collection is comprised of administrative and financial files, correspondence, exhibition files, and subject files on numerous artists, organizations, and other art-related topics. There is one scrapbook of clippings on the artist Edgar Payne.

Administrative and financial files concern advertising, publicity, consignments, inventory, purchases, sales, leases, and biographical information on Earl Stendahl.

The bulk of the correspondence is pre-World War II and is fairly extensive. It is with artists, organizations, collectors, art historians,and galleries. Signicant correspondents include Alexander Archipenko, Federico Beltran-Masses, Alexander Calder, Federico Cantú, Jean Charlot, Couvoisier Galleries, José de Creeft, Demotte Inc., Jerome Eddy, Lillian Genthe, Arthur Hill Gilbert, George B. Guthrie, Rockwell Kent, Louis Kronberg, Gisella Loeffler, Carlos Mérida, Isamu Noguchi, Walter Pach, Diego Rivera, Waler Elmer Schofield, David Alfaro Siquieros, Ladislas Szecsi, Wildenstein & Company, and many others.

Files are found for about ten exhibitions, including Etching and Engravings by the Old Masters (1921), Airview Paintings (1930), American Landscape Art (1930), Arts of New Guinea (1964), and for exhibitions of Emil Gelhaar, Wassily Kandinsky, Sydney Laurence, and Roberto Montenegro.

Subject files are found for numerous artists, art topics, galleries, and foundations. Most of the files consist of printed materials, but there is correspondence and additional primary source material found in files for Nicolai Ivanovich Feshin, the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, Armin Hansen, Joseph Kleitsch, Aston Knight, José Clemente Orozco, Edgar Payne, Ralph M. Pearson, Pablo Picasso, William Ritschel, Diego Rivera, Ethel B. Rose, Guy Rose, Walter Elmer Schofield, David Alfaro Siquieros, Ladislas Szecsi, William Wendt, and Ignacio Zuloaga.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 4 series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Administrative and Financial Files, 1923-1957 (0.4 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1923-1968 (2.0 linear feet; Box 1-3)

Series 3: Exhibition Files, circa 1921-1967 (0.4 linear feet; Box 3)

Series 4: Subject Files, 1907-1971 (4.6 linear feet; Box 3-8, OV 9)
Biographical / Historical:
Earl Stendahl established Stendahl Art Galleries in 1911 in Los Angeles, California.

Earl Stendahl (1887-1966) came to Southern California from a small town in Wisconsin. He began showing young Los Angeles artists at his downtown restaurant, The Black Cat Café. He opened his gallery in The Ambassador Hotel on Wilshire Boulevard and organized shows focusing primarily on California Impressionists of the early twentieth century, including Edgar Payne, Guy Rose, William Wendt, Nicolai Fechin, and Joseph Kleitsch.

Stendahl Art Galleries also began to sell European and Latin American modern art. In 1939, Stendahl hosted one of only two non-museum exhibitions of Pablo Picasso's masterwork, Guernica, to benefit Spanish War orphans.

As early as 1935 Stendahl began promoting ancient artifacts from Mexico and Central America. Stendahl's first client for pre-Columbian art and artifacts was noted collector Walter Arensberg. Stendahl and the Arensburgs became friends and Stendahl helped the Arensburgs build one of the most significant collections in the U.S.

The galleries are currently owned by Ronald W. Dammann, Stendahl's grandson.
Provenance:
The Stendahl Art Galleries records were donated by Alfred Stendahl in 1976. An album of clippings was donated by Stendahl in 1995 via Nancy Moure.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Topic:
Art -- New Guinea  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Landscape painting  Search this
Prints  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- California
Genre/Form:
Gallery records
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Stendahl Art Galleries Records, 1907-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.stenartg
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-stenartg
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Christian Brinton papers relating to Ignacio Zuloaga

Creator:
Brinton, Christian, 1870-1942  Search this
Names:
Zuloaga, Ignacio, 1870-1945  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (partial microfilm reel)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1904-1922
Scope and Contents:
Letters, 1904-1922, from Zuloaga to Brinton regarding paintings, exhibitions, thoughts on art and social activities; clippings; photographs of Zuloaga and art works; materials relating to Zuloaga including letters from various members of the Zuloaga family and memorabilia.
Biographical / Historical:
Brinton was an art critic, curator, and collector; West Chester, Penn. Born 1870. Died 1942. He organized Zuloaga exhibitions and wrote on Zuloaga's work. Zuloaga was a self-taught painter who specialized in portraits and Spanish subjects, such as bullfights.
Provenance:
Microfilmed in 1991 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. The papers were donated to the Philadelphia Museum of Art along with much of Brinton's art collection.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Rights:
Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce requires written permission from the Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Self-taught artists  Search this
Art critics -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.brinchiz
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-brinchiz

Ignacio Zuloaga in America, 1909-1925 : February 2-April 29, 1989 / sponsored by Banco Bilbao Vizcaya

Title:
I. Zuloaga
Author:
Stratton, Suzanne L  Search this
Spanish Institute (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya  Search this
Subject:
Zuloaga, Ignacio 1870-1945  Search this
Physical description:
62 p. : ill. (some col.), port. ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1989
[1989]
Call number:
N40.1.Z94 S63 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_610686

Catalogue of paintings by Ignacio Zuloaga exhibited by the Hispanic Society of America, March 21 to April 11, 1909; with introduction by Christian Brinton

Author:
Hispanic Society of America  Search this
Brinton, Christian 1870-1942  Search this
Subject:
Zuloaga, Ignacio 1870-1945  Search this
Physical description:
133, [1] p. incl. plates, ports. front. (port.) 20 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1909
Call number:
N40.1.Z94 H6
N40.1.Z94H6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_360934

Exhibition of paintings by Ignacio Zuloaga, under the auspices of Mrs. Philip M. Lydig; with foreword by John S. Sargent; introduction, notes and bibliography by Christian Brinton. 1916-17

Author:
Brinton, Christian 1870-1942  Search this
Lydig, Philip M. Mrs  Search this
Subject:
Zuloaga, Ignacio 1870-1945  Search this
Physical description:
141 p. incl. front., plates, ports., facsim. 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1916
C1916]
Topic:
Painting  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Call number:
ND813.Z8B7x
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_184796

Exhibition of paintings by Ignacio Zuloaga, under the auspices of Mrs. Philip M. Lydig; with foreword by John S. Sargent, introduction, notes, and bibliography by Christian Brinton. 1916-17-18

Author:
Brinton, Christian 1870-1942  Search this
Lydig, Rita (de Acosta)  Search this
Subject:
Zuloaga, Ignacio 1870-1945  Search this
Physical description:
141 p. incl. front., plates, ports., facsim. 21 x 18 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1916
C1916]
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.Z94 B8
N40.1.Z94B8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_86494

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