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Duveen Brothers stock documentation from the dealer's library, 1829-1965

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Duveen Brothers stock documentation from the dealer's library
Series III. Scrapbooks, 1869-1962 76 Linear Feet (69 boxes)
Series III contains the newspaper articles that were selected and assembled by the firm of Duveen Brothers for presentation in large scrapbooks. The scrapbooks document advertising campaigns orchestrated by the firm and they provide comprehensive coverage on Joseph Duveen, the firm's major acquisitions and exhibitions, art collectors and dealers, the art world in general, and the trials the firm was involved in, including Hahn v. Duveen. The court proceedings were filed with the press documentation and have been left in situ in Series III.
Arrangement
Series III is arranged roughly by topic and by chronological order for each topic.
Restricted due to fragility.
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85 Scrapbook relating to Lord Duveen: Highlights, 1869-1939 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to Lord Duveen: Highlights

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86 Scrapbook relating to Lord Duveen: Gifts, 1918-1937 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to Lord Duveen: Gifts

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87 Scrapbook relating to Lord Duveen: Gifts, 1926-1933 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to Lord Duveen: Gifts

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88 Scrapbook relating to Duveen, 1922-1928 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to Duveen

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89 Scrapbook relating to Samuel N. Behrman's Duveen, 1952-1953 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to Samuel N. Behrman's Duveen

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90 Old Masters at the Academy: The Daily Telegraph, 1869-1899 1 volume
Old Masters at the Academy: The Daily Telegraph

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91 Old Masters at the Academy: The Daily Telegraph, 1899-1908 1 volume
Old Masters at the Academy: The Daily Telegraph

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92 Old Masters at the Academy: The Times, 1870-1879 1 volume
Old Masters at the Academy: The Times

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93 Old Masters at the Academy: The Times, 1880-1907 1 volume
Old Masters at the Academy: The Times

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94 Old Masters at the Academy: Criticisms from The Times, 1870-1912 4 Volumes
Old Masters at the Academy: Criticisms from The Times

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95 1 Old Masters at the Academy: Criticisms from The Daily Telegraph, 1869-1912 2 Volumes
Old Masters at the Academy: Criticisms from The Daily Telegraph

95 2 Old Masters at Agnew's: Criticisms from The Times and The Telegraph, 1895-1910 1 volume
Old Masters at Agnew's: Criticisms from The Times and The Telegraph

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96 Old Masters at Agnew's: Criticisms from The Times and The Telegraph, 1885-1910 1 volume
Old Masters at Agnew's: Criticisms from The Times and The Telegraph

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97 Old Masters at the New Gallery: Criticisms from The Times and The Telegraph, 1889-1900 1 volume
Old Masters at the New Gallery: Criticisms from The Times and The Telegraph

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98 Old Masters at the New Gallery: Criticisms from The Telegraph, 1890-1900 1 volume
Old Masters at the New Gallery: Criticisms from The Telegraph

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95 3 Old Masters at the New Gallery: Criticisms from The Times and The Telegraph, 1889-1900 1 volume
Old Masters at the New Gallery: Criticisms from The Times and The Telegraph

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99 Scrapbook relating to Soldiers and Sailors in American War exhibition, 1945 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to Soldiers and Sailors in American War exhibition

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100 Scrapbook relating to Old Masters of the British School exhibition, 1914 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to Old Masters of the British School exhibition

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101 1 Scrapbook relating to Forty British Portraits exhibition, 1940 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to Forty British Portraits exhibition

101 2 Scrapbook relating to Arthur William Devis's Portrait of Master Simpson, 1940 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to Arthur William Devis's Portrait of Master Simpson

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102 Scrapbook relating to modern British art, 1928-1937 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to modern British art

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103 Scrapbook relating to Loan Exhibition of Important Early Italian Paintings, 1924 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to Loan Exhibition of Important Early Italian Paintings

The scrapbook relates to Duveen Brothers' loan exhibition Early Italian Paintings held in New York City from April 17 to May 3rd, 1924.
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104 Scrapbook relating to Italian and Flemish exhibitions, 1924-1927 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to Italian and Flemish exhibitions

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105 Scrapbook relating to paintings by the great Dutch masters of the seventeenth century, 1942 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to paintings by the great Dutch masters of the seventeenth century

Exhibition at the Duveen Galleries in New York City, 1942.
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106 Scrapbook relating to Dutch exhibition (London, 1929), English exhibition (Belgium, 1929) and Italian exhibition (London, 1930), 1929-1930 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to Dutch exhibition (London, 1929), English exhibition (Belgium, 1929) and Italian exhibition (London, 1930)

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107 Duveen v. Duveen: Notes of Proceedings and Judgments Before Mr. Justice Ridley, and a Official Jury, 1910 April 18 - April 19 1 volume
Duveen v. Duveen: Notes of Proceedings and Judgments Before Mr. Justice Ridley, and a Official Jury

Jacques Duveen, owner of J. M. Duveen & Son, who, under the name of James Henry Duveen, would later write Collections and Recollections. A Century and a Half of Art Deals (1935) and Secrets of an Art Dealer, (1938), brought a lawsuit in 1910 against his cousin Joseph Duveen.
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108 Huntington v. Lewis & Simmons: Notes of Proceedings, May 1917, Before Mr. Justice Darling, 1917 1 volume
Huntington v. Lewis & Simmons: Notes of Proceedings, May 1917, Before Mr. Justice Darling

Henry E. Huntington brought a lawsuit against the art dealer Lewis & Simmons regarding his purchase of a work identified by the dealer as Mr. Siddons and Her Sister by George Romney. This attribution was disputed by Joseph Duveen and other experts, and the work was later identified as Maria and Oratia Waldegrave by Ozias Humphrey.
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109 In the Matter of the Arbitration of the Board of Trustees of the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Galleries and Duveen Bros, with Sir Charles J. Holmes as Arbitrator, Reply on behalf of Duveen Bros., Inc., 1919 1 volume
In the Matter of the Arbitration of the Board of Trustees of the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Galleries and Duveen Bros, with Sir Charles J. Holmes as Arbitrator, Reply on behalf of Duveen Bros., Inc.

Hahn v. Duveen, 1929-1933
Hahn v. Duveen

The Hahn v. Duveen lawsuit was brought against Duveen Brothers by Andrée Hahn of Kansas City. Hahn claimed to own Leonardo da Vinci's La belle ferronnière and hoped to sell the work as such, when Joseph Duveen declared the painting to be a feeble copy of Leonardo da Vinci's painting in the Louvre.
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110 1 Statements of Messrs. Edward W. Forbes, Raymond Wyer, Charles Loeser, 1921 December 13 1 volume
110 2 Statement of William Kent, 1921 December 14 1 volume
110 3 Opinion of Frank Jewett Mather, 1921 December 14 1 volume
110 4 Statement of Seymour de Ricci, 1921 December 2 - December 13 2 Volumes
110 5 Statement of Hammond Smith, 1921 December 15 1 volume
110 6 Statement made by Dr. Valentiner, 1921 December 17 1 volume
110 7-9 Expertise documentation on Leonardo da Vinci, 1916-1923 3 Volumes
110 10 Leonardo da Vinci, Benois Madonna: Opinions of various authorities, 1909-1929 1 volume
110 11 Leonardo da Vinci, Litta Madonna: Opinions of various authorities, 1879-1929 1 volume, 1 photograph
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111 Scrapbook relating to Hahn Leonardo trial, 1929 1 volume
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112 Scrapbook relating to Leonardo da Vinci, 1929 February - 1933 June 1 volume
Includes a book review by Murray Pease of The Rape of La Belle by Harry Hahn.
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113 Scrapbook relating to Leonardo da Vinci, 1929 1 volume
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114-115 Newspaper clippings, 1921-1929 2 Volumes
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116 Demotte v. Duveen: Press clippings, 1923-1925 1 portfolio
Demotte v. Duveen: Press clippings

The Demotte lawsuit was brought against Duveen Brothers by the dealer Georges-Joseph Demotte. When the collector Michael Dreicer asked Duveen Brothers to assess his collection, the firm declared a 13th-century statue purchased by the collector from Demotte to be a fake. Demotte sued the firm over this assessment of the sculpture.
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117 Hamilton v. Duveen, 1936-1938 1 volume
Hamilton v. Duveen

The collector Carl Hamilton brought a lawsuit in May 1935 against Duveen Brothers, accusing the firm of adversely affecting the price of four paintings acquired by Hamilton (1916 and 1929) through Duveen.
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118 Scrapbook relating to art scandals, 1923-1924 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to art scandals

The clippings are related to forgeries and the Demotte v. Duveen court case.
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119 Scrapbook relating to trials and gifts, 1933-1937 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to trials and gifts

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120 Scrapbook relating to John R. Thompson's purchase of Frans Hals masterpiece, 1924 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to John R. Thompson's purchase of Frans Hals masterpiece

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121 Scrapbook relating to the Courtauld Institute, 1930-1933 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to the Courtauld Institute

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122 Scrapbook relating to Mellon and Kress, 1937-1942 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to Mellon and Kress

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123 Scrapbook relating to the National Gallery, Washington D.C., 1947-1958 1 portfolio
Scrapbook relating to the National Gallery, Washington D.C.

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124 Scrapbook relating to the Grosvenor Gallery, 1883-1900 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to the Grosvenor Gallery

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125 Scrapbook relating to the Grosvenor Gallery: Reynolds, Gainsborough, van Dyck, 1883-1900 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to the Grosvenor Gallery: Reynolds, Gainsborough, van Dyck

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126 Scrapbook relating to biographies, 1957-1962 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to biographies

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings and typed reports on art historians, dealers, and collectors, including Bernard Berenson, Tancred Borenius, Lady Duveen, Max J. Friedländer, R. (Robert) Langton Douglas, James Armand de Rothschild, William R. Valentiner, and Lionello Venturi.
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153 Scrapbook relating to the Fay conspiracy, 1915 1 volume
Scrapbook relating to the Fay conspiracy

Newspaper clippings, 1892-1952
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127 1892-1904 1 volume
1892-1904

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128 1901-1926 1 volume
1901-1926

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129 1902-1919 1 volume
1902-1919

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130 1903-1928 1 volume
1903-1928

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131 1905-1909 1 volume
1905-1909

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132 1907-1914 1 volume
1907-1914

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133 1909-1915 1 volume
1909-1915

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134 1915-1923 1 volume
1915-1923

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135 1920-1960 3 folders
1920-1960

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136 1924-1931 1 volume
1924-1931

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137 1925-1946 4 folders
1925-1946

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138 1926-1928 1 volume
1926-1928

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139 1926-1929 1 volume
1926-1929

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140 1928-1940 1 volume
1928-1940

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141 1928-1941 3 folders
1928-1941

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142 1929-1932 1 volume
1929-1932

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143-144 1932-1943 7 folders
1932-1943

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145 1933-1938 1 volume
1933-1938

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146 1940-1946 6 folders
1940-1946

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147 1940-1957 1 volume
1940-1957

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148-149 1940-1965 8 folders
1940-1965

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150 1941-1947 3 folders
1941-1947

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151-152 1947-1952 5 folders
1947-1952



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