Curt Valentin papers, 1937-1955.


Curt Valentin papers, 1937-1955.

The papers include Valentin's correspondence with the artists Paul Klee, Ludwig Kirchner, Hans Arp, Jacques Lipchitz, Gerhard Marcks, Lyonel Feininger, Max Beckmann, Alexander Calder, Mary Callery, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Marino Marini, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, and Pablo Picasso. There is extensive correspondence with private collectors (including David Thomson and Douglas Cooper), other art dealers (Heinz Berggruen, Rolf Burgi, and D.-H. Kahnweiler), as well as institutions worldwide (museums, universities, etc.) which bought and borrowed art work from the Valentin Gallery.

42 linear ft. (90 boxes)



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Klee, Paul, 1879-1940 (person)

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

Hepworth, Barbara, 1903-1975 (person)

Thomson, David, 1941-.... (person)

Lipchitz, Jacques, 1891-1973 (person)

Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973) was a Cubist sculptor. From the description of Jacques Lipchitz letter to Sidney Shainwald, 1953 Aug. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779477647 From the description of Jacques Lipchitz letter, 1953 Aug. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 613316804 Lithuanian born sculptor who worked in France and the United States. From the description of Letters to Ladislas Segy, ca. 1961-1962. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id...

Berggruen, Heinz (person)

Callery, Mary, 1903-1977 (person)

Arp, Jean, 1887-1966 (person)

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

Buchholz Gallery (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Lehmbruck, Wilhelm, 1881-1919 (person)

Moore, Henry, 1898-1986 (person)

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...

Kirchner, Ernst Ludwig, 1880-1938 (person)

German artist. From the description of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner letters and papers, 1905-1946. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 145993660 From the description of Composition studies, 1919. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79065212 ...

Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973 (person)

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...

Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956 (person)

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 ...

Burgi, Rolf (person)

Beckmann, Max, 1884-1950 (person)

Painter and educator; New York, N.Y. Born and educated in Germany. From the description of Max Beckmann papers, 1904-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122648059 ...

Valentin, Curt, 1902-1954 (person)

Art dealer and gallery director; New York, N.Y. Valentin came to the U.S. from Germany in 1937. He worked at the Buchholz Gallery, which he took over and renamed the Curt Valentin Gallery. The gallery closed in 1955. From the description of Catalogs of exhibitions organized by Curt Valentin, 1929-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122514918 Curt Valentin was born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1902. After completing his education, he became a...

Cooper, Douglas, 1911-1984 (person)

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...

Marini, Marino, 1901-1980 (person)

Kahnweiler, Daniel-Henry, 1884-1979 (person)

Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 (person)

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 ...

Curt Valentin Gallery (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Curt Valentin (1902-1954) introduced modern art to many art patrons and other individuals through his New York City art gallery. From the description of Photographs, [ca. 1937-1955]. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 122604539 ...