Tirca Karlis Gallery records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.tirckarl
Creators:
Tirca Karlis Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.)
Dates:
1927-1980
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical information on Tirca Karlis, founder of the gallery; correspondence with artists, buyers, galleries and museums; artists' resumes; consignment, purchase, and return receipts; invoices, sales ledgers, clippings; printed material; guest books; photographs of Karlis, her family, the gallery, and works of art; and miscellaneous printed materials. Notable correspondents include George Grosz, David Burliuk, Hugo Robus, and Sally Avery (Mrs. Milton).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Tirca Karlis Gallery (est. 1920s-) was a commercial art gallery in Provincetown, Mass. The gallery was founded by Tirca Karlis Cohen and upon her death it passed to the hands of her son and heir, Aaron Cohen.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1981-1982 by Aaron Cohen, son and present owner of Tirca Karlis Cohen who founded the Tirca Karlis Gallery. Five additional items donated 2014 by Matthew Weseley.

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.
Citation
Tirca Karlis Gallery records. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Robus, Hugo, 1885-1964 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cohen, Tirca Karlis Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burliuk, David, 1882-1967 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Avery, Sally Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grosz, George, 1893-1959 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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