Letters received, 1908-1970.


Letters received, 1908-1970.

Letters primarily from other German art historians, including Ernst Friedrich Bange, Adolph Goldschmidt, Wilhelm Bode, Kurt Bauch, Georg Graf von Vitzthum, Eberhard Grisebach, Abraham Bredius, Ferdinand Avenarius, Georg Schmidt, Ludwig Grote, and others. The content includes discussion of specific works of art and artists, art historical books and articles, and museum and university politics. Bredius in particular also comments on the general political situation after World War I. Notable are Goldschmidt's letters from the United States ca. 1930, in which there is discussion of the College Art Association, the Busch-Reisinger Museum and Fogg Museum (Cambridge), and sales and exhibitions of the "Dreyfuss collection" (Paris) at Duveen's gallery (New York) and "Welfenschatz" of medieval ecclesiastical art at the Reinhart gallery (New York, ca. 1930).

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