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Dates:
1923-1977
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.jacqself
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Although designated by the firm as Germain Seligman's personal correspondence, the letters, invitations, notes, and memoranda arranged in these files reveal important information about sales, clients, and acquisitions. The files contain numerous notes and inter-office memoranda written by staff while Germain was traveling that discuss important eve...

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Dates:
1882
1936-1979
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.jacqself
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Material found here relates primarily to research projects undertaken by Ethlyne J. Seligman for Germain Seligman or on her own behalf. Projects include the art of Jacques-Louis David, the cloisters of Chartreuse in Paris, a portrait of Henri II, and pre-Columbian art and culture. The subseries also contains a notebook entitled "Library Catalog," b...

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Dates:
circa 1905-1977
undated
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.jacqself
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This subseries documents the published and unpublished writings of Germain Seligman and works co-authored with his wife. The subseries includes drafts and published copies of documents, correspondence regarding projects, research notes, and other supporting material including printed material and photographs of works of art. Reviews of some of Seli...

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Dates:
undated
1924-1974
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.jacqself
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This subseries includes published and unpublished articles by Germain Seligman as well as supporting material such as correspondence, research material, printed material, and photographs of works of art. Arrangement is alphabetical by title of article, thereafter by subject. Material within folders is chronological.

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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:
circa 1905-1977
undated
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.jacqself
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Records found here document research for, and publication of, four books by Germain Seligman. His 1969 edition, Roger de La Fresnaye, with a Catalogue Raisonné, received awards and was highly lauded by art scholars and curators. This work follows from an earlier 1945 monograph on the artist that Seligman wrote, but the 1969 version added more detai...

456 records — Page 2 of 46