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Altounian-Lorbet study photographs of sculpture and decorative arts, 1906-1954

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Finding Aid for the Altounian-Lorbet Study Photographs of Sculpture and Decorative Arts, 1906 - 1954

Title: Altounian-Lorbet study photographs of sculpture and decorative arts
Dates: 1906-1954
Number: 88.P.1
Creator/Collector: Altounian-Lorbet Antiquaires (firm)
Extent: 7.2 linear feet (25 boxes)
Abstract: The Altounian-Lorbet study photographs of sculpture and decorative arts document the works of art sold by or offered to the dealership and reflect the firm's specialization in medieval sculpture and minor arts, decorative arts of the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries, and Egyptian and Greek antiquities. The photographs constitute a primary record of works available on the European art market before World War II, particularly in the area of monumental sculpture, and include documentation of pre- and post-restoration states of some works.
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Language: Collection material is in French.
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
(310) 440-7390
Author: Finding aid prepared by Jan Bender


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