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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 VIII. Business records, 1910-circa 1960 26 Linear Feet (29 boxes)
Series VIII comprises address books, calling cards, restoration records and correspondence that document the daily activities and operations of Duveen Brothers. Included in this series are the Berenson "X" books and other authentication records in the form of typed or manuscript statements and signed photographs.
Arrangement
The series is arranged by type of document.
Contact information
box
628 Index card file circa 100 index cards
Index card file

box folder
629 1 Address book circa 30 sheets
Address book

629 2 Lists circa 30 sheets
Lists

629 3 Cards 2 calling cards
Cards

Correspondence
box folder
629 4 Bache, Jules S. 6 greeting cards
Bache, Jules S.

629 5 Balsan, Jacques 1 brown envelope, circa 20 photographs
Balsan, Jacques

Related to: Casa Alva, Florida from Mrs. Balsan.
629 6 Brett, Maurice 1 envelope, 2 sheets, 1 photograph
Brett, Maurice

629 7 Brownlow, Lord 3 pages
Brownlow, Lord

629 8 Calman, Michel 1 sheet
Calman, Michel

629 9 Chaumont, Mary 3 Sheets
Chaumont, Mary

629 10 Cook, Walter 5 Sheets
Cook, Walter

629 11 Cooper Hewitt Museum 1 brown envelope, 10 photographs
Cooper Hewitt Museum

629 12 Croal Thomson, David 3 Sheets
Croal Thomson, David

629 13 Dahl-Wolfe, Louise 1 photograph, 1 pasted sheet
Dahl-Wolfe, Louise

629 14 Duveen, Henry 2 photostats
Duveen, Henry

629 15-16 Duveen Brothers, London 2 photographs, 10 sheets
Duveen Brothers, London

Sales offer.
629 17 Duveen Brothers, Paris circa 15 sheets, 1 folder (1 sheet)
Duveen Brothers, Paris

629 18 Ehrich, Nellie 7 sheets, 1 notecard
Ehrich, Nellie

629 19 Flinch, Juan 3 Sheets
Flinch, Juan

629 20 Galleria Sestieri 1 envelope, 2 sheets
Galleria Sestieri

629 21 Goldman, Henry circa 15 sheets
Goldman, Henry

629 22 Greenaway, Emerson 1 folder (2 booklets, 1 sheet)
Greenaway, Emerson

629 23 Greene, Belle da Costa 1 sheet
Greene, Belle da Costa

629 24 Harris, H. 1 brown envelope, 5 photographs, 7 sheets
Harris, H.

629 25 Howell, Mrs. 3 Sheets
Howell, Mrs.

629 26 Huntington, Henry E. circa 25 sheets
Huntington, Henry E.

629 27 Huntsinger, Laura (Harvard, Germanic Museum) 7 Sheets
Huntsinger, Laura (Harvard, Germanic Museum)

629 28 Kress, Samuel H. circa 30 sheets
Kress, Samuel H.

629 29 Lynch, Tice U. 1 postcard
Lynch, Tice U.

629 30 Mariano, Nicki 2 Sheets
Mariano, Nicki

629 31 Mellon 12 Sheets
Mellon

629 32 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1 sheet
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

629 33 Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. 2 sheets, 1 photograph
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.

629 34 Recklinghausen, Max von 1 sheet
Recklinghausen, Max von

629 35 Rheem, Mrs. circa 15 sheets
Rheem, Mrs.

box folder
630 1 Sachs, Paul 1 photostat
Sachs, Paul

630 2 Starkie Gardner, J. 1 folder (1 photograph), 1 photograph, 5 sheets
Starkie Gardner, J.

630 3 Stotesbury, Mrs. E. 5 Sheets
Stotesbury, Mrs. E.

630 4 Thannhauser, Mr. and Mrs. 1 sheet
Thannhauser, Mr. and Mrs.

630 5 Tittle, Helen and Walter 1 greeting card
Tittle, Helen and Walter

630 6 Vastagh, Georges 1 photostat
Vastagh, Georges

630 7 Whiteside, E.V. 1 folder (1 photograph, 1 clipping, 1 periodical)
Whiteside, E.V.

630 8 Widener, Joseph 1 greeting card
Widener, Joseph

630 9 Miscellaneous 2 photographs, 3 photostats, 5 sheets, 1 greeting card, 1 postcard
Miscellaneous

Expertise records
The expertise files are comprised of certified photographs, statements in the form of correspondence, reports, and translations or summaries made by Duveen Brothers of statements by experts. Some files, in particular those for Bode and Berenson, were arranged by experts, while other files, such as those for Raphael's Madonna di Gaeta, were organized by artists and works of art, rather than by scholars. These files include Berenson's albums that certify his attributions for Duveen Brothers, along with certified photographs by Bode, Douglas, and other art historians.
Experts
Berenson, Bernard
See also: Italian School X pictures albums, boxes 641 to 645.
box folder
630 10 Papers 6 Sheets
Papers

box
631 Italian School
Italian School

Bode, Wilhelm von
box folder
630 11 Letters 1 brown envelope (2 sheets, 1 photograph), 2 photostats
Letters

box
632 Letters from 1910 to 1922 and index 1 volume
Letters from 1910 to 1922 and index

box folder
630 12 Bourgeois, Stephen 1 sheet, 1 folder (2 sheets)
Bourgeois, Stephen

630 13 Burchard, Ludwig 8 Sheets
Burchard, Ludwig

630 14 Fiocco, Giuseppe 1 brown envelope, 4 sheets
Fiocco, Giuseppe

630 15 Friedländer, Max 5 sheets, 3 photographs
Friedländer, Max

630 16 Giacometti, Georges 3 Volumes
Giacometti, Georges

630 17 Gronau, Georges 1 sheet
Gronau, Georges

630 18 Hofstede de Groot, Cornelis 1 photograph
Hofstede de Groot, Cornelis

630 19 Longhi, Roberto 1 sheet
Longhi, Roberto

630 20 Lowengard, Armand 3 Sheets
Lowengard, Armand

box folder
633* 1 Marle, Raimond van 1 annotated photostat
Marle, Raimond van

box folder
630 21 Mayer, August 4 sheets, 4 photographs
Mayer, August

box folder
633* 2 Planiscig, Leo 1 annotated photostat
Planiscig, Leo

box folder
630 22 Réau, Louis 4 photographs
Réau, Louis

630 23 Richter, George Martin 4 Sheets
Richter, George Martin

630 24 Robert, M. 2 photographs
Robert, M.

630 25 Schmitz, Hermann 1 photograph
Schmitz, Hermann

630 26 Swarzenski, Georg 1 sheet
Swarzenski, Georg

630 27 Venturi, Adolfo 1 photograph, 1 sheet
Venturi, Adolfo

630 28 Venturi, Lionello 2 sheets, 2 photostats, 1 photograph
Venturi, Lionello

Artists
box folder
634 1 Aleja 1 photograph, 2 sheets
Aleja

634 2 Bellini, Giovanni 1 photograph, 6 sheets
Bellini, Giovanni

box folder
633* 3 Boucher, François 1 photograph
Boucher, François

box folder
634 3 Champaigne, Philippe de 5 photostats, 1 envelope (9 photostats)
Champaigne, Philippe de

box folder
633* 4 Crivelli, Carlo 1 brown envelope (circa 50 photostats)
Crivelli, Carlo

box folder
634 4 Hogarth, William 1 annotated photograph
Hogarth, William

634 5 Holbein, Hans, the Younger 2 mounted sheets
Holbein, Hans, the Younger

634 6 Houdon, Jean-Antoine 1 brown envelope (circa 20 photographs), 5 sheets
Houdon, Jean-Antoine

box folder
633* 5a Lawrence, Thomas 1 photograph
Lawrence, Thomas

633* 5 Leonardo da Vinci 5 photographs, 1 pasted sheet, 1 transparency
Leonardo da Vinci

box folder
634 7 Lippi, Filippino 1 brown envelope (9 sheets)
Lippi, Filippino

634 8 Pollaiuolo, Antonio 1 brochure, 4 sheets, 7 photographs
Pollaiuolo, Antonio

634 9 Porta, Guglielmo della 1 brown envelope (1 annotated photograph, 5 sheets)
Porta, Guglielmo della

634 10 Raphael 1 volume, circa 30 sheets, clippings
Raphael

Rembrandt van Rijn
box folder
634 11-12 Papers 1 envelope (2 sheets), circa 10 sheets, 1 brown envelope (10 sheets)
Papers

box folder
633* 6 Photographs 3 photographs
Photographs

box folder
634 13 Rubens, Peter Paul 1 volume, 1 envelope (1 sheet), 3 sheets, 4 photostats
Rubens, Peter Paul

634 14 Velásquez, Diego 1 calling card, 6 sheets, 1 annotated folder
Velásquez, Diego

634 15 Vermeer, Jan 7 Sheets
Vermeer, Jan

634 16 Watteau, Jean-Antoine 1 envelope (8 sheets, 1 photostat)
Watteau, Jean-Antoine

634 17 West, Benjamin 1 typescript, 1 folder (6 sheets)
West, Benjamin

634 18 Wilson, Richard 1 brown envelope (5 photostats) 2 copies (5 pages each)
Wilson, Richard

634 19 Witz, Conrad circa 15 sheets and galleys proofs, 2 photographs
Witz, Conrad

Lists related to stock and collections
box
635 Scouts' book, 1915-1925 1 volume
Scouts' book

Include notations regarding collectors, condition of objects, location and asking prices.
box
636 List of artworks, circa 1910-1914 1 volume
List of artworks

The volume contains pasted typed and manuscript descriptions of artworks and collections. There are reports of expertise related to attributions and provenance of the artworks, including from Wilhelm von Bode. The loose-leaf index inside the front cover and labeled "Things Seen, 1922-1935" does not correspond to the contents of the volume, but corresponds to the Scouts book in the related archive, Duveen Brothers record, Accession Number 960015 (Box 201).
box
637 Duveen stock in the early 1960s circa 50 photographs
Duveen stock in the early 1960s

Filed by school, artist and type of object, the photographs illustrate most if not all the works purchased by Norton Simon in 1964.
Italian school "X" Pictures and Sculpture
box
638-640 Lists 2 Volumes
Lists

Italian Pictures
box
641 1-50 1 volume
1-50

box
642 51-100 1 volume
51-100

box
643 101-150 1 volume
101-150

box
644 151-200 1 volume
151-200

box
645 201-250 1 volume
201-250

Exhibitions, publications and photographs
Exhibition files
box folder
646 1-4 Belgian-Flemish Exhibition, Royal Academy, London (1927) 3 volumes, 10 folders (circa 40 sheets)
Belgian-Flemish Exhibition, Royal Academy, London (1927)

646 5 Dutch Exhibition at Burlington House (1928) 1 volume, circa 75 sheets, clippings
Dutch Exhibition at Burlington House (1928)

646 6 Old Masters Exhibition at the Carnegie Institute (1930) 4 photographs
Old Masters Exhibition at the Carnegie Institute (1930)

646 7 Fogg Museum (1932) 5 photographs
Fogg Museum (1932)

646 8-12 New York World Fair Exhibition (1939-1940) circa 200 sheets
New York World Fair Exhibition (1939-1940)

box folder
647 1 Old Masters at the Flint Institute of Arts (1945) 1 publication, 5 pages
Old Masters at the Flint Institute of Arts (1945)

647 2 Exhibition of Seventy Master Drawings, Fogg Museum, Harvard (1948) 2 sheets, 1 photostat, clippings
Exhibition of Seventy Master Drawings, Fogg Museum, Harvard (1948)

647 3 Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture at Duveen 1 sheet
Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture at Duveen

Publication files
box folder
647 4 Distribution of Huntington and Italian exhibition catalogues 1 notebook (50 pages), 5 sheets
Distribution of Huntington and Italian exhibition catalogues

647 5 La vie de Houdon / Georges Giacometti circa 50 sheets
La vie de Houdon / Georges Giacometti

Photograph files
box folder
647 6 Braun list of photographs 1 volume (circa 30 pages) circa 20 pages.
Braun list of photographs

box folder
648 1-2 Distribution of photographs 1 ledger (circa 80 pages), circa 50 sheets
Distribution of photographs

648 3 List of Masaccio photographs 3 Sheets
List of Masaccio photographs

Files for advertisement
box folder
648 4 Duveen picture book plates 1 volume
Duveen picture book plates

648 5 Prints 4 Sheets
Prints

box
649* Galley proofs 1 envelope (1 small sheet, circa 15 sheets)
Galley proofs

box
650-651 Book plates 11 items
Book plates

box folder
656 1 Negatives 2 items
Negatives

Restoration evidence
The restoration photographs do not identify the restorers, apart from the file related to Leonardo's Madonna and Child, restored by William Suhr. Names of other restorers mentioned in the Duveen Brothers records include Fred Anthon; James Purves Carter; Stephen Pichetto; Claudio Rigosi; Helmut Moritz Ruhemann; and Joseph Ternback.
box folder
652* 1 Bellini, Giovanni 7 photographs
Bellini, Giovanni

box folder
653* 1 Botticelli, Sandro 3 photographs
Botticelli, Sandro

box folder
652* 2 Boucher, François 1 folder (4 photographs)
Boucher, François

652* 3 Crivelli, Carlo 3 photographs
Crivelli, Carlo

box folder
653* 2 Domenico Veneziano 4 photographs
Domenico Veneziano

box folder
652* 4 Desiderio da Settignano 4 photographs
Desiderio da Settignano

Giorgione
box folder
652* 5 Photographs 1 brown envelope (6 photographs)
Photographs

box box
656 2 Negatives 2 items
Negatives

Leonardo da Vinci
box folder
652* 6 Photographs 2 envelopes (10 photographs)
Photographs

box folder
656 3 Radiographs 2 items
Radiographs

box folder
652* 7 Lippi, Filippino 4 photographs
Lippi, Filippino

box folder
653* 3 Lippi, Fra Filippo 6 photographs, 3 sheets
Lippi, Fra Filippo

box folder
652* 8 Lorenzo di Credi 2 photographs
Lorenzo di Credi

box folder
654* 1 Master of Barberini Panels 1 photograph
Master of Barberini Panels

654* 2 Nerrocio dei Landi 2 photographs
Nerrocio dei Landi

654* 3 Piombo, Sebastiano del 1 envelope (2 photographs)
Piombo, Sebastiano del

654* 4 Predis, Giovanni Ambrogio de 1 photograph
Predis, Giovanni Ambrogio de

Rembrandt
box folder
654* 5 Photographs 6 brown envelopes, circa 40 photographs, 3 sheets
Photographs

box folder
656 4 Radiographs 16 items
Radiographs

box folder
654* 6 Roberti, Ercole de' 2 photographs
Roberti, Ercole de'

box
655* Rubens, Peter Paul
Rubens, Peter Paul

box folder
653* 4 Titian circa 25 photographs
Titian

653* 5 Velásquez, Diego 1 photograph, 1 sketch
Velásquez, Diego

Others
box folder
654* 7 Photographs 1 brown envelope, 8 photographs
Photographs

box folder
656 5 Radiographs and negatives 4 items
Radiographs and negatives



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