Erich Herrmann papers relating to George Grosz

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.herreric
Creators:
Herrmann, Erich S.
Dates:
1935-1947
Languages:
Multiple languages
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters, bills of sale, invoices, and printed material.
Scope and Contents
Ca. 100 letters, some illustrated, primarily from Grosz to Herrmann, but including several to Erich and wife Eve, and from Grosz's sons to "Uncle Herrmann," one from George Macy of The Print Club; consignment lists and a few receipts for paintings sold; printed material on Grosz, including exhibition catalogs, 1935-1939; clippings, 1935-1942; and announcements for the portfolio BAGDAD-ON-THE-SUBWAY (1935) and INTERREGNUM (1936); and a snapshot of Grosz and his son sent to Herrmann, 1942.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2016: Lists of paintings and art works on approval; 2 receipts for paintings sold; an exchange of letters between Herrmann and the Walker Galleries concerning sales of Grosz's work; and Grosz's correspondence with dealer and publisher Jack C. Rich and Herrmann, regarding a proposed venture involving the reproduction of Grosz's paintings, in which Herrmann advises Grosz to "call the whole deal off". [microfilm title: George Grosz papers].

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Friend and dealer (?) of German Expressionist painter, printmaker George Grosz. Owner of Erich S. Herrmann, Inc., 385 Madison Ave., New York City.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2016 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 2016 donated 1980 by Peter A. Brown of Graphic Arts Unlimited, New York City, whose relationship to Herrmann is unclear. Unmicrofilmed papers donated 1986 by Arthur Buzen, attorney for the estate of Eve Margolin, Herrmann's wife.

Other Title
Other Title
George Grosz papers (microfilm title)

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Prints -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grosz, George, 1893-1959 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rich, Jack C., 1914- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Erich S. Herrmann (Firm) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Walker Galleries (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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