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Creators:
Vever, Henri, 1854-1942
Dates:
1867-1932
Size:
2.5 Linear feet (circa 35 items)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1988.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The papers of Parisian jeweler and art collector Henri Vever (1854-1942) include six diaries; a ledger of his art acquisitions; original oil paintings by Vever; and photographs. The materials document Vever's circle of friends, patrons, and other art collectors in turn-of-the-century Paris.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Design and Production
Dates:
1988-1991
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-236
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by John Zelenik, Head of Design and Production, documenting the design and production of the exhibitions "Chinese Scholar's Studio: Artistic Life in the Late Ming Period," "Timur and the Princely Vision: Persian Art and Culture in the Fifteenth Century," "Jeweler's Eye: Islamic Arts of ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1985-1995
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-171
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the interaction and relationship between Milo Cleveland Beach, Director (1987-2001), and prominent friends of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Records also document Beach's activities related to the negotiation for and acquisition of the Vever Japanese print collection. Henri Vever's collection of...

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Creators:
Vever, Henri, 1854-1942
Dates:
1907-1917
Level:
item
Size:
175 Items (pages of handwriting)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1988.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Handwritten ledger of Henri Vever's purchases of art from dealers between January 1907 and July 1917. Dealers include Yamanaka Sadajiro, Marcel Bing and George Joseph Demotte.

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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Education and Public Programs
Dates:
1988-2009
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-062
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting educational programs and activities related to exhibitions and collections at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Programs include multiple visit programs; teacher workshops and events; and school programs. Materials include handouts, activity sheets, student artwork, prog...

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Creators:
Vever, Henri, 1854-1942
Dates:
1893
Level:
item
Size:
4 Items (handwritten pages)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1988.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Handwritten list of guests to a dinner by Société des amis de l'art japonais (Society of Friends of Japanese Art), likely held in Paris in 1893. Guests included an array of notable artists, politicians, collectors, dealers and publishers.

Guest list of Les Amis de Art Japonaise Diner