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Albert and Marie Sterner letters received

Creator:
Sterner, Albert, 1863-1946  Search this
Sterner, Marie, 1880-1953  Search this
Names:
Barbirolli, John, Sir, 1899-1970  Search this
Barnard, George Grey, 1863-1938  Search this
Beaux, Cecilia, 1855-1942  Search this
Bellows, George, 1882-1925  Search this
Bigelow, Poultney, b. 1855  Search this
Bourdelle, Emile Antoine, 1861-1929  Search this
CalvĂ©, Emma, 1858-1942  Search this
Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916  Search this
Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965  Search this
Collier, Constance, 1878-1955  Search this
Dewey, John, 1859-1952  Search this
Du Maurier, Gerald, Sir, 1873-1934  Search this
Dunn, James Nicol  Search this
Duveen, Joseph Duveen, Baron, 1869-1939  Search this
Ferguson, Elsie  Search this
Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942  Search this
Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944  Search this
Hampden, Walter, 1879-1955  Search this
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923  Search this
Hawthorne, Charles Webster, 1872-1930  Search this
Henri, Robert, 1865-1929  Search this
Herford, Oliver, 1863-1935  Search this
Howard, Leslie, 1893-1943  Search this
Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905  Search this
Le Gallienne, Eva, 1899-  Search this
Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950  Search this
Merivale, Philip, 1886-1946  Search this
Mozkowski, Maurice  Search this
Nazimova, 1879-1945  Search this
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926  Search this
Pompelli, Raphael  Search this
Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919  Search this
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925  Search this
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950  Search this
Tree, Herbert Beerbohm, Sir, 1853-1917  Search this
Ward, Humphry, Mrs., 1851-1920  Search this
Weir, Julian Alden, 1852-1919  Search this
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937  Search this
Wilson, Francis Vaux, 1874-1938  Search this
Zangwill, Israel, 1864-1926  Search this
Extent:
87 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1899-1945
Scope and Contents:
Letters to the Sterners, primarily regarding art and cultural matters.
Letters are from: John Barbirolli, George G. Barnard, Cecelia Beaux, George Bellows, Emile Bourdelle, Poultney Bigelow, Emma Calve, William M. Chase, Winston Churchill, Constance Collier, John Dewey, Gerald du Maurier, John Drew, James N. Dunn, Joseph Duveen, Elsie Ferguson, Arnold Genthe, Charles D. Gibson, Warren G. Harding, Charles W. Hawthorne, Robert Henri, Walter Hampden, Oliver Herford, Leslie Howard, Sir Henry Irving, Eva Le Gallienne, Julie Marlow, Philip Merivale, Maurice Mozkowski, Alla Nazimova, Joseph Pennell, Raphael Pompelli, Howard Pyle, Theodore Roosevelt, John S. Sargent, G. Bernard Shaw, Sir Herbert B. Tree, Mary A. Ward, J. Alden Weir, Edith Wharton, Francis Wilson, and Israel Zangwill.
Biographical / Historical:
Illustrator and painter; New York City. Sterner's wife, Marie, was an art dealer.
Provenance:
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.steralbm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-steralbm

Oral history interview with Victor D. Spark

Interviewee:
Spark, Victor D. (Victor David), 1898-1991  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Duveen-Graham (Gallery)  Search this
M. Knoedler & Co.  Search this
New York University -- Students  Search this
United States. Marine Corps  Search this
Wildenstein Galleries  Search this
Duveen, Albert  Search this
Duveen, Joseph Duveen, Baron, 1869-1939  Search this
Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970  Search this
Karolik, Maxim  Search this
Knoedler, Roland F., 1856-1932  Search this
Wildenstein, Felix, 1883-1952  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (Sound recording: 3 sound files (1 hr., 59 min.), digital, wav)
55 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1975 August 5
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Victor D. Spark, conducted August 5, 1975, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, at Spark's New York City apartment.
Spark speaks of his early schooling at Townsend Harris Hall and NYU; his experience in the Marine Corps during World War II; working in his father's hotel business; the economic difficulties for art dealers during the Great Depression; apprenticing in galleries and working as a small art dealer; changes in the mid-century American art market; the differences between the art market for modern and contemporary art and that of older art. Spark also recalls Maxim Karolik, Edith Halpert, the gallerists Duveen, Knoedler, Wildenstein, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Victor D. Spark (1898-1991) was an art dealer from New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 59 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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 others.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art -- Economic aspects  Search this
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Depressions -- 1929  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.spark75
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-spark75

Arabella Duval Huntington papers

Creator:
Huntington, Arabella Duval, 1850 or 51-1924  Search this
Names:
Cavalcaselle, G. B. (Giovanni Battista), 1820-1897  Search this
Duveen, Joseph Duveen, Baron, 1869-1939  Search this
Huntington, Collis Potter, 1821-1900  Search this
Huntington, Henry Edwards, 1850-1927  Search this
Titian, ca. 1488-1576  Search this
Extent:
1.2 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1888-1925
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, and subject files relating to the art collecting activities of Arabella Duval Huntington and family.
Extensive correspondence relating to Huntington's art collecting from dealers and others includes letters from Joseph Duveen regarding purchases of two Rembrandts and a Hals. Other materials include a biographical sketch, lists of accounts payable, an exhibition catalog for a show of paintings owned by Collis Potter Huntington, critical descriptions of Titian's paintings by G.B. Cavalcaselle and inventories, bills and receipts for paintings, jewelry, furnishings, and tapestries purchased from numerous dealers and galleries (see finding aid for a complete listing of dealers).
Biographical / Historical:
Philanthropist and art collector Arabella Duval Huntington was the wife of the railroad and shipping magnate, Collis P. Huntington. After his death, Arabella married Collis' nephew, Henry E. Huntington. Both husbands put at Arabella's disposal immense funds for the purchase of works of art. Her purchases later became the foundation for Huntington Library and Art Gallery in California. Aside from her art collecting, Mrs. Huntington spent much of her time immersed in various charitable and humanitarian endeavors.
Related Materials:
Arabella Duval Huntington papers also at Syracuse University.
Provenance:
Order and arrangement is that of the George Arents Research Library for Special Collections.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California  Search this
Antiques -- Private collections -- California  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.huntarab
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-huntarab

Duveen : a life in art / Meryle Secrest

Author:
Secrest, Meryle  Search this
Subject:
Duveen, Joseph Duveen Baron 1869-1939  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 517 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
England
Date:
2004
Topic:
Art dealers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_771962

The rape of La Belle, by Harry Hahn, with an introduction by Thomas Hart Benton ..

Author:
Hahn, Harry J. 1897-  Search this
Subject:
Leonardo da Vinci 1452-1519  Search this
Duveen, Joseph Duveen Baron 1869-1939  Search this
Duveen Brothers  Search this
Physical description:
xxviii, 274 p. plates, facsims. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1946
Topic:
Painting--Expertising  Search this
Call number:
N7436 .H3 1946X
N7436.H3 1946X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_411190

Artful partners : Bernard Berenson and Joseph Duveen / by Colin Simpson

Author:
Simpson, Colin 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Duveen, Joseph Duveen Baron 1869-1939  Search this
Berenson, Bernard 1865-1959  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 323 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Great Britain
United States
Date:
1986
C1986
Topic:
Art dealers--Biography  Search this
Art historians  Search this
Art--Expertising  Search this
Call number:
N8660.D82S5 1986X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_306274

Thirty years of British art, by Sir Joseph Duveen, bt., with an introduction by Sir Martin Conway

Author:
Duveen, Joseph Duveen Baron 1869-1939  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 165 p. incl. illus., plates (part col.) col. front., 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1930
20th century
Topic:
Art, British  Search this
Call number:
N6768 .D98 1930
N6768.D98 1930
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_391817

The Gustave Dreyfus collection. Renaissance medals, by George Francis Hill

Author:
Dreyfus, Gustave 1837-1914  Search this
Hill, George Francis Sir 1867-1948  Search this
Duveen, Joseph Duveen Baron 1869-1939  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 311 p. CXLI pl. 40 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1931
Topic:
Medals  Search this
Call number:
N5260.D833X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_248837

The Gustave Dreyfus collection. Reliefs and plaquettes, by Seymour De Ricci

Author:
Dreyfus, Gustave 1837-1914  Search this
Ricci, Seymour de 1881-1942  Search this
Duveen, Joseph Duveen Baron 1869-1939  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 300 p. CXXVII pl. 40 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1931
Topic:
Plaques, plaquettes  Search this
Sculpture--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
N5260.D83X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_248839

Duveen [by] S.N. Behrman

Author:
Behrman, S. N (Samuel Nathaniel) 1893-1973  Search this
Subject:
Duveen, Joseph Duveen Baron 1869-1939  Search this
Physical description:
232 p. illus. (part. col.) 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1972
[1972]
Topic:
Art--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
N8660.D98 B4d
N8660.D98B4d
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_16885

Duveen. Illus. by Saul Steinberg

Author:
Behrman, S. N (Samuel Nathaniel) 1893-1973  Search this
Subject:
Duveen, Joseph Duveen Baron 1869-1939  Search this
Duveen Brothers  Search this
Physical description:
302 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1952
[1952]
Topic:
Art--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art dealers  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
N8660.D98 B4
N8660.D98B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_19506

The art of wealth : the Huntingtons in the Gilded Age / Shelley M. Bennett

Author:
Bennett, Shelley M. 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Huntington, Henry Edwards 1850-1927  Search this
Huntington, Arabella Duval 1850 or 1851-1924  Search this
Huntington, Archer M (Archer Milton) 1870-1955  Search this
Huntington, Collis Potter 1821-1900  Search this
Duveen, Joseph Duveen Baron 1869-1939  Search this
Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 362 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2013
Topic:
Art--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1015871

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