Hirschl & Adler Galleries photographs of works of art and records

Collection ID:
Hirschl & Adler Galleries
circa 1921-1990
Physical Description:
10.8 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The bulk of the collection consists of b&w photographic prints and color transparencies, ca. 1960-ca.1995, of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, and folk art, most by nineteenth and twentieth century American artists, sold by Hirschl & Adler Galleries. Scattered records, 1921-199-, include a small amount of correspondence with collectors, dealers and museums; artists' files; exhibition catalogs, invitations, checklists and publications regarding various institutions and art related topics.
Scope and Contents
Miscellaneous material found includes a file on artist Dorothy Coulter containing correspondence of Stuart Feld of Hirschl & Adler with Coulter and with museums and Coulter's executors regarding the storage, sale, disposition and appraisal of her drawings; printed reproductions and pencil sketches by S.J. Woolf and others; biographical material on Edward Seager, including genealogical notes and a birth certificate; a letter from W.J. Sharp to William Constable; and a sound recording labeled "William Steen, Art and Life of Henry Ray Clark," May 9, 1990.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Commercial art gallery; New York, N.Y.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1977 through 1995 by Hirschl & Adler Galleries.

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.
Conditions Governing Use
Photographs and transparencies: Authorization to publish or reproduce requires written permission from the current owners of the works via Hirschl & Adler Galleries. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Terms of Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Unpublished inventory, includes list of artists represented by photographs and color transparencies is available at Archives of American Art's Washington, D.C. office.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coulter, Dorothy, d. 1980 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Woolf, S. J. (Samuel Johnson), 1880-1948 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Feld, Stuart P. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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