Henri Gallery records


Henri Gallery records

circa early 1900s; 1940-1996; bulk 1957-1995

The records of Henri Gallery, a Washington, D.C. gallery that showed painters from the Washington Color School and emerging artists, measure 55.4 linear feet and date from circa early 1900s, 1940 to 1996, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1957 to 1995. The gallery's relationship with artists and clients, exhibitions, sales, and other business is documented in alphabetical files containing a wide variety of materials, including correspondence, sales records, printed materials, photographs, slides, and motion picture film. Additional correspondence, newspaper clippings, 114 exhibition posters, scattered drawings, illustrated cards, and photographic materials are also found in the collection.

55.4 Linear feet


SNAC Resource ID: 8330156

Archives of American Art

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William Christenberry (1936- ) is a painter and educator from Washington, D.C. From the description of Oral history interview with William Christenberry, 1983 Jan. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646397249 William Christenberry (1936- ) is a photographer, painter, and sculptor in Washington, D.C. Merry Forresta is a curator in Washington, D.C. From the description of Oral history interview with William Christenberry, 2010 Mar. 3-31 [sound recording]. (Unknown)...

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Stackhouse, Robert

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Mehring, Howard, 1931-

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Davis, Gene, 1920-1985

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Henri Gallery (Washington, D.C.)

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Shannon, Joe

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Outerbridge, Graeme, 1950-

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