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Dates:
1948-1969
undated
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.jacqself
Repository:
Archives of American Art

In 1953, Jacques Seligmann & Co. purchased seven Italian marble sculptures from the Prince of Liechtenstein of Austria. The sculptures were sold to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation in 1954. This series houses correspondence regarding the original purchase, reference materials and photographs of the sculptures, and a draft of the catalog of the collec...

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Creators:
Jacques Seligmann & Co
Dates:
1904-1978
bulk 1913-1974
Size:
203.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.jacqself
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Jacques Seligmann & Co. measure approximately 203.1 linear feet and date from 1904 to 1978, with bulk dates from 1913 to 1974. The collection includes extensive correspondence files, reference material on American and European collectors and their collections, inventory and stock records, financial records, exhibition files, auction files, and the records of subsidiary companies. The collection is an invaluable resource in tracing the provenance of particular works of art and provides a comprehensive view of the activities of collectors and art dealers in the years leading up to and following World War II.

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Dates:
undated
1904-1977
Level:
series
Size:
35 Linear feet (Boxes 175-252)
Collection ID:
AAA.jacqself
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Jacques Seligmann & Co., Inc., maintained extensive files to track important clients and collectors in the art world. The files within this series reflect the wide scope of contacts and collector references maintained by the firm throughout its operating years. The series is further subdivided into several subseries based on type of reference file....

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