G. Alan Chidsey papers, 1920-1979.


Chidsey, G. Alan. G. Alan Chidsey papers, 1920-1979.

G. Alan Chidsey papers, 1920-1979.

Correspondence; scrapbooks; photographs; clippings; and catalogs, much of it relating to Marsden Hartley. 3 letters from Mardsen Hartley; Chidsey's correspondence with Elizabeth McCausland, Martha Jackson, E. Weyhe, Inc., Frank Noyes, Sanford Schwartz, and others regarding the Marsden Hartley Estate; appraisals and price lists of paintings; clippings; a photograph of Marsden Hartley by Alfred Steiglitz, and another of Hartley in France. Photographs of Hartley paintings, 1908-1943, identified by their 1944 location (Rosenberg, Knoedler, or Lincoln warehouse) and, in some cases, their subsequent date of sale, purchaser, price, and estate number, going as late as 1969. A note by Alan Chidsey indicates that many of the paintings were sold before Hartley's estate was inventoried in 1951. 5,800 clippings concerning twentieth century American artists; 18 Parke-Bernet auction catalogs; and 3 scrapbooks, entitled "Artists and Models," containing cartoon clippings.

6.6 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)

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