Eva Lee Gallery records 1921-1973

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Eva Lee Gallery records, 1921-1973

Eva Lee Gallery records 1921-1973

The scattered records of the New York contemporary American art Eva Lee Gallery measure 4.0 linear feet and date from 1921-1973. Artist files contain reference information on numerous contemporary artists - many represented by the gallery - provenance notes, photographs of artwork, and records of sales and consignments. There are also scattered letters from artists and artwork. Found within the records are scattered sales records of J.B. Neuman's New Art Circle Gallery and a photocopy of an auction catalog for Korvettes Art Galleries in Douglastan, New York. Artists' files contain exhibition catalogs from other galleries as well. A significant amount of information is found within the collection about Alexander Calder, Lovis Corinth, Salvadore Dali, Lyonel Feininger, George Grosz, Robert Indiana, Harry Lieberman, Rene Magritte, John Marin, Lowell Nesbitt, Ben Shahn, Victor Vasarely, and Max Weber.

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Corinth, Lovis, 1858-1925

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Modern German artist, born in East Prussia amd died in Holland. Corinth called himself an Impressionists, but is now regarded as a Pre-Expressionist. From the guide to the Lovis Corinth Collection, 1917-1982., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) German painter. From the description of Letters, 1884-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79626112 Modern German artist, born in East Prussia amd died in Holl...

Grosz, George, 1893-1959

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George Grosz was a German-born artist. His early works seethed with satire for social conditions in Germany but, after emigrating to the United States, his works were equally accomplished but less political. He worked successfully as an oil painter, printmaker, and illustrator. From the description of George Grosz letter to W.H. Auden, 1944 Nov. 12. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53458459 Grosz was a German-born artist, who moved to the U.S. i...

Cornell, Joseph

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American artist. From the description of Joseph Cornell letters : Flushing (N.Y.), to Charles Henri Ford, 1938-1957. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 123429522 Assemblage artist. Born 1903, died 1972. From the description of Joseph Cornell letters to Muriel Streeter Schwartz, 1957-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86118594 Joseph Cornell (1903-1972) was an assemblagist, collagist, and filmmaker from Flushing, N.Y. ...

Benn, Ben, 1884-

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B. 1884 d. 1983. From the description of Ben Benn artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228432875 Painter; New York, N.Y. Born Ben Rosenberg in Russia, 1884; d. 1983. From the description of Ben Benn papers, 1905-1993. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78162888 ...

Lieberman, Harry, 1880-1983

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Albers, Josef

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Josef Albers was born in Bottrop, Germany, on March 19, 1888. He studied art in schools in Berlin, Essen, and Munich before joining the Bauhaus school in 1920. From the completion of his studies in 1923 until the school was closed by the Nazis in 1933, Albers remained at the Bauhaus as a teacher. In 1933 Albers joined the faculty of Black Mountain College in North Carolina, where he remained until 1950 when he accepted an appointment as chairman of the Yale University Department of Design. He re...

Weber, Max, 1881-1961

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Artist. From the description of Reminiscences of Max Weber : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309727971 Max Weber (1881-1961) was a painter and sculptor in New York, N.Y. Weber was the National Chairman for the American Artists Congress in 1937. From the description of Max Weber papers, 1904-2000. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 756821036 Painter; New York, N.Y. ...

Lee, Eva

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Neumann, J. B. (Jsrael Ber)

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J. B. Neumann was an innovative art dealer in New York City. He was married to artist Elsa Schmid. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1929-1961, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155902422 Jsreal Ben Neumann [JBN] was born in Austria in 1887. In 1910, he opened his first book and art store in Berlin, displaying works by such artists as Edvard Munch. By 1922, branches were opened in Bremen, Düsseldorf, and Munich. Neumann...

Magritte, René, 1898-1967

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Belgian artist, one of the most prominent Surrealist painters. From the description of René Magritte correspondence with Paul Colinet, circa 1934-1959. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 681408858 Belgian painter. From the description of René Magritte papers, 1919-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79260647 From the description of Letters to Guy Rosey, 1963-1966. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79598148 ...

Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969

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Painter, photographer; Roosevelt, N.J. From the description of Ben Shahn interview, 1964 Apr. 14 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82606033 Artist Ben Shahn was a Russian Jewish immigrant to New York. He apprenticed with a lithographer, studied at several New York colleges, and toured Europe, acquiring the skills to express his artistic ability. He is chiefly remembered as a muralist, painter, photographer, and printmaker, visually chronicling America during ...

Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976

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Sculptor. From the description of Alexander Calder correspondence, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452461 Alexander Calder (1898-1976) was a sculptor from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Alexander Calder, 1971 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646395903 B. 1898, d. 1976. From the description of Alexander Calder artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228431975 ...

Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975

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American regionalist painter; Kansas City, Mo. From the description of Thomas Hart Benton miscellaneous printed material, 1935-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122577172 From the description of Thomas Hart Benton papers, 1906-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122576861 Thomas Hart Benton was born in Neosho, Missouri on April 15, 1889. He studied at the Academie Julien in Paris from 1908 to 1911. He then settled in New York and painted in the Synchromist and C...

Marin, John, 1870-1953

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Painter, etcher. From the description of John Marin letter to Louis Kalonyme, 1953 July 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122403986 John Marin was born in Rutherford, New Jersey, in 1870. He spent two years at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (1898-1900), one year at the Art Students' league, and four years in Europe, mainly Paris, where he free-lanced in etching, oil, and watercolor. He was mentored by Alfred Stieglitz, famous New York photographer, who showed Marin's ...

Dalí, Salvador, 1904-1989

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Salvador Dalí (b. May 11, 1904, Figueres, Spain–d. January 23, 1989, Figueres Spain) was a prominent Spanish surrealist artist. Dalí was a skilled draftsman, best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work. His painterly skills are often attributed to the influence of Renaissance masters. His best-known work, The Persistence of Memory, was completed in August 1931. Dalí's expansive artistic repertoire included film, sculpture, and photography, in collaboration with a range ...

New Art Circle (New York, N.Y.)

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Christo, 1935-

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Christo (American/Bulgarian, b.1935) is a sculptor best known for his unique wrapped works, which span from small-scale wrapped books to entire buildings and sites in nature, encased in fabric. Christo, born Christo Vladimiroff Javacheff, attended the art academy in Sofia as a youth, trained in the Socialist Realist aesthetic of the era. He moved to Prague, where he was first exposed to the work of early European modernists, and later to Paris, where he befriended a group of artists including Yv...

Eva Lee Gallery

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Art gallery; Great Neck, New York. Owned by Eva Lee. From the description of Eva Lee Gallery records, 1925-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220168687 From the description of Eva Lee Gallery records, 1925-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 297147780 Art gallery; Great Neck, N.Y.; Owned by Eva Lee. From the description of Eva Lee Gallery records, 1921-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 319939750 Eva Lee was born circa 1924. Sh...

Hopkins, John, 1957-

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Epithet: Mayor of Harwich British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000789.0x00016d Epithet: Surveyor of Excise, Cork British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000789.0x000172 Epithet: of Broad Street, London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000789.0x00016f Epith...

Vasarely, Victor, 1906-1997

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b. Apr. 9, 1908, Pecs, Hungary; d. Mar. 15, 1997, Paris. From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 82460751 ...

Odets, Clifford, 1906-1963

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Playwright; New York, N.Y. From the description of Clifford Odets sketches. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 42743828 Clifford Odets was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1906. He left school at age fourteen and worked as an actor in local New York theater groups and traveling stock companies until 1930. That same year the Group Theatre was formed. As one of the founding members, Odets continued acting, but found new release for his creativity in writing pl...

Nesbitt, Lowell, 1933-

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Indiana, Robert, 1928-....

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Painter, sculptor; New York, N.Y. From the description of Robert Indiana lecture : sound recording, 1984 May 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557534 Artist. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Indiana : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565522 Robert Indiana, b. 1928, Painter of Vinalhaven, Me. From the description of Oral history interview with Robert Indiana, 1963 Sept....

Hartley, Marsden, $d1877-1943

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Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956

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Feininger was an American-born artist who went to Germany in 1887 and returned to the U.S. in 1936. From the description of Papers, 1883-1960. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122520943 From the description of Drawings for Peter Christen Asbjørnsen's Norvegische Volksmärchen, 1908. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84317440 From the description of Lyonel Feininger photographs, 1896-1942. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612196407 ...

Korvettes

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