Chester Dale papers relating to George Bellows

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.daleches2
Creators:
Dale, Chester, 1883-1962
Dates:
1919-1956
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, a photograph, and invoices relating to Chester Dale's relationship with George Bellows and Dale's interest in Bellows' works of art.
Scope and Contents
Correspondence includes twelve letters between George Bellows and Chester Dale regarding Dale's patronage of Bellows and personal matters, 1919-1929. Also included is correspondence between Chester Dale and Marie Sterner, Alaric Simson, and W. Martin Griffith regarding works by Bellows, 1924-1930. Additional letters are from James Rosenberg and Julian Bowes to Dale pertaining to Bowes' portrait sculpture of Bellows, 1927. A photograph of the sculpture is included with the letters.
Scope and Contents
Seven invoices are from H.V. Allison and Sons to Chester Dale for purchases of works by Bellows, 1944-1956, and an invoice from C.W. Kraushaar Galleries to Dale for a Bellows lithograph, 1929.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Chester Dale (1883-1962) was an art collector in New York, N.Y. Dale collected 19th and 20th century art works.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2010 by Martha J. Fleischman, Archives of American Art trustee and benefactor, who purchased the collection at auction.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Bellows, George, 1882-1925 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bowes, Julian Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Griffith, W. Martin Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rosenberg, James N. (James Naumburg), b. 1874 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Simson, Alaric Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sterner, Marie, 1880-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
H.V. Allison Galleries Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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