Chapellier Galleries collection of artists' papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.chapgall
Creators:
Chapellier Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1816-1972
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
300 Items
(on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Scrapbook of Irving Wiles containing many original letters and sketches glued in place; sketchbook of Robert Henri with loose sketches and one notebook containing some original sketches, also photocopies of sketches already removed, names of pupils, dates and amounts paid; letters, many illustrated, to William Merritt Chase from Robert Blum; a sketchbook of John F. Kensett; a copy of a book, RIP VAN WINKLE, illustrated by Everett Shinn.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Galleries founded in 1916 in Brussels and London; in 1923 in New York City. Active as of 1983. Chapellier Galleries collected primarily important American paintings 1840-1940, and represented virtually all significant American painters of the period in their collections. The Chapellier Galleries sometimes acted as sole agents for the works in artists' estates; the Robert Henri estate, a notable example.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel N68-101 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Some of the sketches from the Henri notebook are photocopies.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to lender after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1968 by the Chapellier Galleries.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Citation
Chapellier Galleries collection of artists' papers. Owned by Chapellier Galleries. Microfilmed by the Archives of American Art.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Landscape painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blum, Robert Frederick, 1857-1903 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Henri, Robert, 1865-1929 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kensett, John Frederick, 1816-1872 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wiles, Irving Ramsay, 1861-1948 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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