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French & Company records, 1910-1998 (bulk 1950-1960)

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Finding aid for the French & Company records, 1910-1998, bulk 1950-1960
Series V. Sales records, 1927-1998, bulk 1950-1998 1.0 linear feet 2 boxes
Papers comprised of correspondence, clippings, and appraisals dealing with artworks such as the Esther Tapestries and clients such as J. Paul Getty, S. Rubinstein, M. Rheims, F. Weiss, and R. Heine. Subseries group documents relating to J. Paul Getty and the Getty Museum, to clients other than Getty, and to artwork inventory and sales.
Series V.A. J. Paul Getty correspondence and appraisals, 1960-1998 0.25 linear feet
Records of correspondence between French and Company and J. Paul Getty (and others associated with Mr. Getty). Also documentation related to several appraisals for Getty, and newspaper and magazine clippings on Getty. All materials are arranged chronologically.
Box Folder
5 1 Correspondence with Getty, 1960-1965
5 2 Correspondence with Getty, 1966-1976
5 3 Appraisal for Getty, 1967
5 4 Appraisal for Getty, 1967-1973
5 5 Correspondence with Getty, 1970-1991
5 6 Appraisal for Getty, 1972-1973
6 1 Clippings on Getty, 1973-1987
6 2 Correspondence with, and clippings on, Getty, 1975-1985
6 3 Correspondence with, and clippings on, Getty, 1988-1998
Series V.B. Records relating to clients other than Getty, 1945-1972 0.25 linear feet
Correspondence and other documentation relating to tapestry and other artwork sales.
Box Folder
6 4 Correspondence with S. Rubinstein regarding sale of artworks, 1945-1953, 1957
6 5 Galleria Luigi Bellini tapestry sales, , , 1949-1950 1971-1972 1976
6 6 M. Rheims and Menier tapestries sale, 1959-1960
6 7 Pan American Company, F. Weiss, P. Weiss, R. Heine, and Esther Tapestries, 1953-1961
6 8 Pan American Company, F. Weiss, P. Weiss, R. Heine, and Esther Tapestries, 1960-1962
6 9 Loan agreements and payment schedules for Esther Tapestries, 1962-1965
Series V.C. Artwork inventory and sales records, 1927-1971 0.5 linear feet
Records include sales policies, inventory reports, and artwork stock sheets, sales receipts, descriptions, and photographs.
Box Folder
7 1 Artwork stock sheet, 1927
7 2 Miscellaneous correspondence and clippings relating to artworks, 1931-1971
7 3 Descriptions of artworks, 1932-1943
7 4 Artwork sales receipts, ca. 1942
7 5 Purchasing committee, 1955-1959
7 6 Analysis of inventory sale, 1957
7 7 Sales policies and inventories, 1957-1959
7 8 Report on inventory verification, 1958
7 9 European sales of artworks, 1959
7 10 Open inventory and English artworks, n.d.
7 11 Photographs of artworks, 1957-1959
7 12 Photographs of artworks, n.d.
7 13 Photographs of artworks, n.d.
7 14 Photographs of artworks, n.d.
7 15 Transparencies of artworks, n.d.
7 16 Photographs and documentation relating to appraisal of Mantegna painting, , 1940 1958-1959


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