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John Quinn ledgers

Creator:
Quinn, John, 1870-1924  Search this
Names:
Armory Show (1913: New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Association of American Painters and Sculptors (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Durand-Ruel Galleries (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
M. Knoedler & Co.  Search this
Macbeth Gallery  Search this
Montross Gallery  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Photo-Secession Galleries (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Tiffany Studios  Search this
Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906  Search this
Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen), 1862-1928  Search this
Derain, André, 1880-1954  Search this
Duchamp-Villon, Raymond, 1876-1918  Search this
Epstein, Jacob, Sir, 1880-1959  Search this
Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943  Search this
Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton, 1890-1973  Search this
Marin, John, 1870-1953  Search this
Pascin, Jules, 1885-1930  Search this
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil, 1858-1924  Search this
Redon, Odilon, 1840-1916  Search this
Renoir, Auguste, 1841-1919  Search this
Schamberg, Morton L., 1881-1918  Search this
Severini, Gino, 1883-1966  Search this
Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946  Search this
Villon, Jacques, 1875-1963  Search this
Vollard, Ambroise, 1867-1939  Search this
Weber, Max, 1881-1961  Search this
Extent:
2 Volumes ((ca. 390 p. on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
1909-1924
Scope and Contents:
Ledgers detailing the art purchases of John Quinn. Entries include the Association of American Painters and Sculptors listing purchases from the Armory Show, February to June 1913, of works by Cezanne, Renoir, Raymond Villon-Duchamp, Andre Derain, Jules Pascin, Odilon Redon, Walt Kuhn, Jacques Villon and others. Also entered are purchases from Alfred Stieglitz's Photo-Secession Gallery for paintings by Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Severini and Stanton Macdonald-Wright. Purchases from art dealers include M. Knoedler & Co. (for works by Morton Schamberg), Montross Gallery (for works by Arthur B. Davies, Maurice Pendergast, Walt Kuhn, Charles Sheeler, Max Weber), William Macbeth Gallery, Durand Ruel & Sons, and Ambroise Vollard.
Other entries of note include those for Jacob Epstein, one for Tiffany Studios detailing extensive refurbishing and refinishing of numerous items of furniture, and one for the Penguin Club enumerating the cost incurred for the installation of the VORTICIST EXHIBITION.
Biographical / Historical:
Art patron and lawyer; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1986 by Thomas F. Conroy, Quinn's nephew by marriage. Mr. Conroy intends to donate these papers to the New York Public Library where the John Quinn Memorial Collection is housed.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art patrons  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art patronage  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.quinjohl
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw901f74557-f482-4334-a13b-27551e632d6e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-quinjohl

Oral history interview with Alexander Brook

Interviewee:
Brook, Alexander, 1898-1980  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Whitney Studio Club  Search this
Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
Fisher, William Murrell  Search this
Force, Juliana, 1876-1948  Search this
Goodrich, Lloyd, 1897-1987  Search this
Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953  Search this
Miller, Kenneth Hayes, 1876-1952  Search this
Nakian, Reuben, 1897-1986  Search this
Romanowsky, Dimitri  Search this
Extent:
91 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1977 July 7-8
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Alexander Brook conducted 1977 July 7-8, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Brook speaks of his childhood and family; his early interest in painting; studying at the Art Students League with Dmitri Romanowsky and Kenneth Hayes Miller; women at the Art Students League; his first wife, Peggy Bacon; his travels in Europe; the Penguin Club; the Whitney Studio Club; working as a "talent scout" for Juliana Reiser Force; sharing a studio with Alexander Calder and Reuben Nakian; art sales in the 1930s; women as subjects; his portraits of Katharine Hepburn; and his painting technique. He recalls William Murrell Fisher, Lloyd Goodrich, Edward Hopper, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Alexander Brook (1898-1980) was a painter from Sag Harbor, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 11 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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.
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.brook77
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw913ef31b3-d328-4bf2-bb60-0f0c1d61520d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-brook77
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Louis Bouché

Interviewee:
Bouché, Louis, 1896-1969  Search this
Interviewer:
Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward), 1918-1995  Search this
Names:
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Wanamaker Gallery of Modern Decorative Art  Search this
Arensberg, Walter, 1878-1954  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968  Search this
Freytag-Loringhoven, Elsa von, 1874-1927  Search this
Gaylor, Wood, 1883-1957  Search this
Gleizes, Albert, 1881-1953  Search this
Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949  Search this
Pascin, Jules, 1885-1930  Search this
Quinn, John, 1870-1924  Search this
Extent:
53 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1963 March 13
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Louis Bouché conducted on 1963 March 13, by William E. Woolfenden, for the Archives of American Art.
Bouché speaks of the Penguin Club, including Walt Kuhn's leadership, artists' balls, banquets and sketch classes; European artists at the Penguin Club including Jules Pascin, Albert Gleizes, and others; his association with the Daniel Gallery; his "lace curtain period"; his art education; teaching; working at Wanamaker's and the Folsom Gallery; Walter Arensberg's parties; and his father, Henri's career as a designer. Bouché recalls Marcel Duchamp, Samuel Wood Gaylor, Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, John Quinn, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Louis Bouché (1896-1969) was a painter and teacher from New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav file. Duration is 2 hr., 2 min.
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.
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.bouch63
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9180890be-43c3-4fc3-9666-6c02deb567d9
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bouch63
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Alexander Brook, 1977 July 7-8

Interviewee:
Brook, Alexander, 1898-1980  Search this
Brook, Alexander, 1898-1980  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Bacon, Peggy  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Fisher, William Murrell  Search this
Force, Juliana  Search this
Goodrich, Lloyd  Search this
Hopper, Edward  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
Miller, Kenneth Hayes  Search this
Nakian, Reuben  Search this
Romanowsky, Dimitri  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Whitney Studio Club  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12878
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212029
AAA_collcode_brook77
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212029

Oral history interview with Louis Bouché, 1963 March 13

Interviewee:
Bouché, Louis George, 1896-1969  Search this
Bouché, Louis George, 1896-1969  Search this
Interviewer:
Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward), 1918-1995  Search this
Subject:
Arensberg, Walter  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Gaylor, Wood  Search this
Gleizes, Albert  Search this
Kuhn, Walt  Search this
Pascin, Jules  Search this
Quinn, John  Search this
Freytag-Loringhoven, Elsa von  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Wanamaker Gallery of Modern Decorative Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13344
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212072
AAA_collcode_bouch63
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212072

Oral history interview with Louis Bouché, 1959 August 7

Interviewee:
Bouché, Louis George, 1896-1969  Search this
Bouché, Louis George, 1896-1969  Search this
Interviewer:
Morse, John D., 1906-  Search this
Subject:
DuMond, Frank Vincent  Search this
Romanowsky, Dimitri  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Wanamaker Gallery of Modern Decorative Art  Search this
Armory Show (1913: New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Sculptors -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11613
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212250
AAA_collcode_bouche59
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212250
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Louis Bouché

Interviewee:
Bouché, Louis, 1896-1969  Search this
Interviewer:
Morse, John D., 1906-  Search this
Names:
Armory Show (1913: New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Wanamaker Gallery of Modern Decorative Art  Search this
DuMond, Frank Vincent, 1865-1951  Search this
Romanowsky, Dimitri  Search this
Extent:
23 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1959 August 7
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Louis Bouché conducted on 1959 August 7, by John D. Morse, for the Archives of American Art.
Bouché speaks of his art education in France; painting trips to Brittany; studying at the Art Students League with Dimitri Romanovsky and Frank Vincent DuMond; the Armory Show, 1913; managing a gallery at Wanamaker's (the Wanamaker Gallery of Modern Decorative Art) in the 1920s; his technique and materials; teaching; the Penguin Club; his taste in books and music; and abstract expressionism.
Biographical / Historical:
Louis Bouché (1896-1969) was a painter and teacher in New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav file. Duration is 53 min.
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 available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Art students -- France  Search this
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Sculptors -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.bouche59
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ebfa0e74-a7cd-45c8-862d-5e23c48e3a35
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bouche59
Online Media:

Kit Kit or Penguin Club artist's ball

Subject:
Kit Kat Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1904 -1920
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15394
See more items in:
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records, 1859-1984, bulk 1900-1949
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15394

Walt Kuhn, John Quinn and others dressed for a Kit Kat Club or Penguin Club artist's ball

Subject:
Kuhn, Walt  Search this
Quinn, John  Search this
Kit Kat Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
after 1920
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15395
See more items in:
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records, 1859-1984, bulk 1900-1949
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15395

Flyer for a stag party given by the Penguin Club honoring Horace Brodzky

Creator:
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Brodzky, Horace  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
not after 1923 Mar. 22
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11739
See more items in:
Penguin Club invitations, 1923 and 1926
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11739
Online Media:

Exhibition announcement for a show of contemporary art at the Penguin club

Creator:
Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968  Search this
Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968  Search this
Subject:
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
circa 1916
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11764
See more items in:
Louis Bouché papers, 1880-2007
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11764
Online Media:

Invitation to a dinner given by the Penguin club for Charles D. Farrand

Subject:
Farrand, Charles D.  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1917
Topic:
Menus  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12147
See more items in:
Louis Bouché papers, 1880-2007
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12147
Online Media:

Robert Ament and Wood Gaylor in wedding attire for the Penguin Club's strawberry festival

Subject:
Ament, Robert  Search this
Gaylor, Wood  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1918
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12162
See more items in:
Wood and Adelaide Lawson Gaylor papers, 1866-[circa 1986]
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12162
Online Media:

Wood Gaylor and Robert Ament in wedding attire, performing the wedding ceremony for the Penguin Club's strawberry festival

Subject:
Ament, Robert  Search this
Gaylor, Wood  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1918
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12163
See more items in:
Wood and Adelaide Lawson Gaylor papers, 1866-[circa 1986]
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12163
Online Media:

Flyer for the Penguin Club's Strawberry Festival

Creator:
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Ament, Robert  Search this
Gaylor, Wood  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1918
Topic:
Festivals  Search this
Weddings  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12164
See more items in:
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records, 1859-1984, bulk 1900-1949
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12164
Online Media:

Flyer for a stag party given by the Penguin Club honoring Horace Brodzky

Creator:
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Brodzky, Horace  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
not after 1923 Mar. 22
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12165
See more items in:
Louis Bouché papers, 1880-2007
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12165
Online Media:

Arts ball, the Penguin, Palm Garden ... gentlemen's ticket

Subject:
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1917 Feb. 9
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12171
See more items in:
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records, 1859-1984, bulk 1900-1949
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12171
Online Media:

Arts ball, the Penguin, Palm Garden ... ladies' ticket

Subject:
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1917 Feb. 9
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12172
See more items in:
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records, 1859-1984, bulk 1900-1949
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12172
Online Media:

Flyer for the Penguin Club's summer outing

Creator:
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Hart, George Overbury  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1919
Topic:
Festivals  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12174
See more items in:
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records, 1859-1984, bulk 1900-1949
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12174
Online Media:

Penguin Club printed material, 1915-1926

Creator:
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Taylor, Henry Fitch  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6652
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215967
AAA_collcode_pengclub
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215967

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