Douglas Cooper papers 1900-1985 1933-1985

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Douglas Cooper papers 1900-1985 1933-1985

This collection chronicles Douglas Cooper's long career as critic, curator, and collector, as well his wide circle of associations within the art world. Limited to his professional life, it encompasses his curatorship of the Mayor Gallery (London), his investigation of art stolen by Nazis, and his penchant for controversy. It includes correspondence, manuscripts, printed matter, photographs, clippings, audiovisual materials, and a variety of other media.

ca. 33 linear feet; (73 boxes)

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Tate Gallery.

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Léger, Fernand, 1881-1955

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French painter. From the description of Letters and manuscripts of Fernand Léger, 1918-1955. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81728195 ...

Shirley, Andrew, 1900-1958

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Gris, Juan, 1887-1927

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Spanish painter and lithographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870925 Spanish painter. From the description of Letters sent by Juan Gris, 1918-1924. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79630325 ...

Cooper, Douglas, 1911-1984

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Douglas Cooper pursued a long career as art critic, curator and collector, producing numerous books, catalogs, articles and reviews. He also amassed a distinguished collection of early Cubist paintings. From the description of Douglas Cooper papers, 1900-1985, bulk 1933-1985. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81481745 Biographical/Historical Note Douglas Cooper was born in London in 1911 to a family that had...

Mayor Gallery

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Miró, Joan, 1893-1983

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Spanish painter. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Mallorca, to John Rewald, 1971 Dec. 26 and 1972 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871537 French painter. From the description of Aidez l'Espagne (poster), 1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83814624 ...

Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944

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Russian-born painter and writer on art. From the description of Mitgliedskarte, ca. 1908, for Neue Künstlervereinigung München. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80564007 The Russian-born artist, Wassily Kandinsky [Vasilii Vasil'evich Kandinskiĭ] is considered one of the creators of abstract painting. He taught at the Bauhaus between 1922 and 1933. From the description of Wassily Kandinsky papers, 1911-1940 (bulk 1921-1937). (Getty Research Insti...

Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906

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French artist. From the description of Autograph letter (incomplete at end and lacking signature) : [Paris], to his parents, [1876 Sept. 10]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870505 ...

Marini, Marino, 1901-1980

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Staël, Nicolas de, 1914-1955

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Russian-born French artist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (24) : various places, to Paul Rosenberg, 1953-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872278 ...

Read, Herbert, 1893-1968

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Sir Herbert Edward Read was a poet, art critic and champion of modern art in Britain. He produced approximately 1,150 titles on a broad range of topics. His 80 monographs include: 26 on art and artists; 14 on literary criticism; 13 collections of poetry; 10 on politics, primarily on anarchism; 7 on "belles lettres" and biography; 5 on education, most notably "Education Through Art"; and 5 autobiographies. From the description of Sir Herbert Edward Read fonds. [1918-1965]. (University...

Guttuso, Renato, 1911-1987

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Steegmuller, Francis, 1906-1994

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Francis Steegmuller was a biographer of French literary figures such as Cocteau, Apollinaire and Flaubert. He also translated French literature. From the description of Letters from Douglas Cooper, 1966-1997. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78011580 Alfred Kazin was an American essayist, literary critic, and historian. From the guide to the Alfred Kazin collection of papers, 1933-1990, 1933-1978, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A...

Museo del Prado

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Delacroix, Eugène, 1798-1863

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French artist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : n.p. [Paris], to an unidentified friend, "Mercredi", n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525499 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified correspondent, [no year] ce Samedi 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525506 Delacroix, leader of the French Romantic movement in painting, spent several months in North Africa in 1832. He continued to use the images he found ...

Sutherland, Graham Vivian, 1903-1980

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Graham Vivian Sutherland (1903-1980) was a British printmaker and Surrealist painter. From the guide to the Graham Sutherland Papers, 1943-1964, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Graham Vivian Sutherland (1903-1980), artist. From the description of Graham Sutherland letters to Felix Hans Man, 1946-1977 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702131626 Graham Sutherland was a British artist and teacher. He was an eng...

Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903

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French artist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Tahiti], to Monsieur Brault, 1903 Feb. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269581224 Gauguin was a French post-impressionist painter, sculptor, and graphic artist. From the description of Paul Gauguin's Le sourire, 1899-1900. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612771726 From the guide to the Paul Gauguin's, Le sourire, 1899-1900., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard Unive...

Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973

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Pablo Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist and theatre designer who spent most of his adult life in France. Regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of constructed sculpture, the co-invention of collage, and for the wide variety of styles that he helped develop and explore. Among his most famous works are the proto-Cubist Les Demoiselles d'Avignon...

Buquet, Alain

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Moore, Henry, 1898-1986

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English sculptor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (7) and typed letters signed (5) : Much Hadham, Hertdfordshire and Athens, to Henri Jonquières, 1949 Nov. 3-1951 Aug. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871551 Henry Moore was an English artist, principally renowned as a sculptor. He was born in Yorkshire and studied at the Leeds School of Art and at the Royal College of Art. Reginald H. Wilenski was a resident of Bristol, England, and was a university lec...

Chagall, Marc, 1887-1985

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Russian-French painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed (1) and greeting cards signed (2) : Marseilles and St. Paul, to John Rewald, 1941 Jan. 3, 1967 July 18 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870508 Marc Chagall was a Russian-born painter working chiefly in France whose works frequently featured themes from Russian-Jewish folklore and from the Bible. From the description of Marc Chagall letter to D. Vaughan, 1967 February 21. (Pennsyl...

Braque, Georges, 1882-1963

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French painter. From the description of Letter, 1905 July 13, Honfleur. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80147574 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Varengeville, to John Rewald, 1951 Oct. 4 and [1956 Sept. 19]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870407 From the description of Letter, 1925. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78558538 ...

Arp, Jean, 1887-1966

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French artist and poet. From the description of Letters, 1942-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86093273 ...

Klee, Paul, 1879-1940

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Swiss artist. From the description of List of works and genealogical data, 1903-1922, 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79260784 ...

Bell, Clive, 1881-1964

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English art critic and writer. From the description of Telegram : Chelsea [London], to Vanessa Bell, 1915 Apr. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 414567520 Clive Bell was an art critic and a central figure in the Bloomsbury group--a group of friends, artists, writers, and intellectuals. He was married to Virginia Woolf's sister, painter Vanessa Bell. Some of his major works of criticism include Art, Since Cezzane, and Civilization. From the description of Letters...

De Chirico, Giorgio, 1888-1978

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Italian painter. From the description of Assortimento di verita (essay), ca. 1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81610064 Greek-born Italian painter. From the description of Assortimento di verità : autograph manuscript signed, [after 1943]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870147 ...

Gogh, Vincent ˜vanœ 1853-1890

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Zundert 1853-1890 Auvers-sur-Oise. From the description of Autograph letter : to Paul Gauguin, with a sketch of "Bedroom at Arles", 1888 Oct. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270973205 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Arles, to Émile Bernard, [1888 Mar. 18]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270994117 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Arles, to Émile Bernard, [between 1888 Sept. 19 and 25]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270994135 ...