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Schaeffer Galleries, Berlin and New York (Smithsonian)

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Title
Schaeffer Galleries, Berlin and New York (Smithsonian)

Record
Schaeffer Galleries records 1932-1963, New York
This record is not on microfilm.

Description
The gallery, established by Hanns and Kate Schaeffer, specialised in Dutch and Flemish Old Master paintings and drawings. The Berlin gallery was open from 1925 to 1939, while the New York gallery ran from 1936 to the 1990s. Records include gallery correspondence, financial records (1932-1963), subject files (1935-1953), printed material including newspaper cuttings, exhibition announcements, and catalogues (1937-1957), some photographs of works, notes on artists, and a guest book (1946-1954).

Location of Record
Archives of American Art,
Smithsonian Institution
Washington DC Research Center Suite 2200
750 9th St. NW
Washington DC
Tel.: +1 202 275 2156 (General queries)
or: +1 202 275 1961 (Reference desk)
http://artarchives.si.edu/
Searchable catalogue: http://www.siris.si.edu/

Postal Address:
Reference Services/ILL
Archives of American Art
Smithsonian Institution
PO Box 37012
Victor Building, Room 2200, MRC 937
Washington, DC 20013-7012

Opening Hours:
Microfilm Reference Room: 9-5, Monday-Friday; no appointment necessary, but researchers are advised to contact the archive in advance.
Oral History Tapes and Transcripts: 9-5, Monday-Friday; by appointment only.
Manuscript Reading Room - for use of original papers: 9:30-12 and 1-4:30,
Monday-Friday, by appointment only.

Source
Smithsonian Institution Research Information System
,
<http://www.siris.si.edu/>, accessed 7 January 2003.

N.H. Yeide, K. Akinsha, A.L. Walsh (eds.), AAM Guide to Provenance Research, Washington 2001, p. 236.

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