Ferargil Galleries records, 1900-1963.


Ferargil Galleries records, 1900-1963.

Gallery records, including correspondence, photographs, exhibition catalogs, art works, inventories, financial materials, and printed materials. Ca. 70 letters from artists to Price and to Frank Purdy regarding their work. Among the artists are Emil Carlsen, Bruce Crane, Jacob Epstein, Malvina Hoffman, A. Stirling Calder, Eliot Clark, Elliott Daingerfield, Randall Davey, Arthur B. Davies, Julius Delbos, Barry Faulkner, John F. Folinsbee, Philip L. Hale, Genevieve Hamlin, Rockwell Kent, William L. Lathrop, William M. Paxton, Charles E. Prendergast, Janet Scudder, Eugenie F. Shonnard, Edmund C. Tarbell, Walter Ufer, Irving Wiles, and others. Correspondence, including letters from artists, art galleries, museums and others. Correspondents include Sperry Andrews, John Taylor Arms, Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Dayton Art Institute, William Hunt Diederich, Herbert Haseltine, Edward Hicks, Emily Genauer, Henry (Hank) King Ketcham, Boris Lovet-Lorski, Hobart Nichols, Rochester Memorial Art Gallery, Elihu Root, Lawrence Rill Schumann, Eldredge Snyder, Society of the New York Hospital, Otto Soglow, Swarthmore College & Benjamin West Society, George Henry Warren regarding Constance Whitney Warren, and Mahonri Mackintosh Young; bills, receipts; business correspondence; clippings; inventory lists; lists of sales; and printed material. Personal and business correspondence of Frederic Newlin Price with artists, colleges and museums; biographical sketches of artists including Paul W. Bartlett, Alexander Bower, Arthur B. Davies, Albert P. Ryder, Edward Hicks, Anna V.H. Huntington, Rockwell Kent, Ernest Lawson, Gerald Leake, Alfred Lenz, Horatio Walker, Julian A. Weir, Benjamin West, and Grant Wood; articles; a radio broadcast; jottings, notes, and poetry; exhibition catalogs; a caricature and a drawing of Price; material related to Arthur B. Davies, including a description of his death by Virginia Davies and an article on him, both Dec. 18, 1928, and letters, telegrams, and clippings. Correspondents include Clarence William Anderson, Ludwig Bemelmans, Emil Carlsen, William L. Carrigan, George Constant, John S. Curry, Randall Davey, Jo Davidson, Julius Delbos, Susan M. Eakins, Abastenia St. Leger Eberle, Louis M. Eilshemius, Jacob Epstein, John F. Folinsbee, Daniel C. French, Leo Friedlander, Daniel Garber, John Groth, Lowell Birge Harrison, Childe Hassam, Robert Henri, Malvina Hoffman, Peter Hurd, William L. Lathrop, Ernest Lawson, Hobart Nichols, Maxfield Parrish, William M. Paxton, M. Elizabeth Price, Edward W. Redfield, Henry R. Rittenberg, Norman Rockwell, Thomas H. Russell, Eugene F. Savage, Everett Shinn, Robert Spencer, Paul St. Gaudens, Edmund C. Tarbell, James Thurber, Rosamond Tudor, Gustave Verbeek, Horatio Walker, Irving R. Wiles, and N. C. Wyeth. Price's gallery correspondence; president's reports; stock inventories; inventories of the Dan Fellows Platt collection; profit and loss statements; tax records; receipts for acquisitions, sales, loans, gifts, and consignments; lists of works sold; statements of accounts with artists and business associates; artists' files; Ferargil bulletins; catalogs; writings by Price; inventories of Price's collection; and Swarthmore College and Benjamin West Society materials. Gallery photograph files containing primarily photographs of works of art; also a few photos of artists and other subjects. [This series has been described separately under the title: Ferargil Galleries photographs of works of art]. Gallery scrapbooks, mostly on individual artists and containing clippings and photographs. Also includes a "Sculpture" scrapbook, a "Miscellaneous Exhibitions" scrapbook, and a "New Collectors Exhibtion" scrapbook. Included in the scrapbooks is a photograph of Arthur B. Davies taken by Gertrude Käsebier, ca. 1905. Among the artists represented in the scrapbooks are: Yarnall Abbott, Margaret Abell, Ludwig Bemelmans, C. W. Anderson, Tom Bostelle, Audrey Buller, Jo Cantine, Clarence Carter, Russell Cheney, George Constant, Maurice Collette, Lillian Cotton, Russell Cowles, Pachita Crespi, Alfred D. Crimi, Lucius Cromwell, Francis B. Crowninshield, Leon Dabo, Arthur B. Davies, Lamar Dodd, Nancy Dyer, Louis Eilshemius, J. Ferneley, John Folinsbee, Lauren Ford, Josef Foshko, Thomas George, Marc Gheerardts, John Groth, Channing Hare, George F. Heuston, Wing Howard, Edith Hoyt, Eric Hudson, Amy Jones, Clinton King, Sydney Laurence, John Lavalle, Ernest Lawson, Harry Lane, R.J. Lee, Peter Lely, Boris Lovet-Lorski, Agnes Potter Lowrie, Luigi Lucioni, Simon Luttichuijs, De Hirsh Margules, Maxwell Mays, Gordon McCouch, Barse Miller, Richard Munsell, Phil Paradise, Maxfield Parrish, Lloyd Parsons, Louisa Robins, George Romney, Albert P. Ryder, Paul Sample, Ross Shattuck, Everett Shinn, Marcile Stalter, Charlotte Joan Sternberg, Anthony Van Dyck, Theodore Van Soelen, Baroness Von Kalckreuth, Lois Williams, Wheeler Williams, Philip Wouwerman, and others. A brief letter to Price from the art critic Royal Cortissoz thanking him for his support and friendship. "Inventory and appraisal of the Art and Literary Property Belonging to the Estate of the Late Arthur B. Davies..." 109 pp. Appraisals of art works, both by Davies and other artists whom he collected, given by Price. Arthur B. Davies estate papers, including 61 letters, inventories of his works at Ferargil, other galleries, and with individuals; sales vouchers; exhibition catalogs; obituary, articles about him; and biographical sketches. Other materials include 19 letters regarding the authentication and disposition of Gilbert Stuart's Lansdowne portrait of George Washington; transcripts and a telegram relating to Ferargil v. Stork (Charles Wharton Stork), 1933, concerning the purchase of Albert P. Ryder, Winslow Homer, and John S. Sargent paintings; a letter regarding Mrs. Marshall Field v. Ferargil; minutes of a meeting concerning a dispute between Price and Ferargil over the ownership of certain works of art; and and inventory of the Lizzie P. Bliss estate.

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Art gallery at 607 5th Avenue and 63 East 57th St., New York, N.Y. From the description of Ferargil Galleries exhibition catalogs, 1918-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122333567 Ferargil Galleries (estab. 1915; closed 1955) was a commercial art gallery in New York, N.Y. Founded by Frederic Newlin Price in 1915. Closed its doors in 1955. Dealt primarily in American art. From the description of Ferargil Galleries records, circa 1900-19...

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Stork, Charles Wharton, 1881-1971

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American poet, educator, editor, translator. From the description of Letter to Will Orton Tewson, [1925]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53807495 Charles Wharton Stork was an American author, a graduate of Haverford and of Harvard, and taught in the Department of English at the University of Pennsylvania. Stork produced poems, plays, novels, and translations of Scandinavian verse, and was the editor of Contemporary Verse from 1917-1925. From the gu...

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Bliss, Lizzie P. (Lizzie Plummer), 1864-1931

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Delbos, Julius M., 1879-1970

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