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Stora Art Galleries stock sheets, ledger and auction catalog, 1937-1963.

Stora Art Galleries, Inc., New York.

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  • Title:
    Stora Art Galleries stock sheets, ledger and auction catalog, 1937-1963.
  • Author/Creator: Stora Art Galleries, Inc., New York.
  • Creation Date: 1937-1963.
  • Biographical/Historical Note: Raphael Stora was an art dealer in Paris and New York, primarily handling sculpture and decorative arts.
  • Physical Desc.: 0.5 linear ft..
  • Summary: Contents of two clip binders containing ca. 529 stock sheets from the fine art dealer Stora Art Galleries, Inc., and dated from 1937 to 1963. The stock sheets are typescript and handwritten inventories or transaction records arranged alphabetically by purchaser and show date, price of sale and provenance of acquisitions. Other information includes ultimate sales date, descriptions for the object, drawings, ca. ten photographs and ephemera relating to works of art sold. One journal (ca. 95 pp.) arranged by date (1943-1949) and handwritten in pencil and pen, contains notes Stora wanted to remember about offers, clients, objects and desciptions of works of art. Also included is one auction catalog for a M. & R. Stora, Paris(?) liquidation sale: Objets de curiosité...(June 8, 1944) at the Hotel Drouot, Paris. Also, a Metropolitan Museum of Art "Fellow for Life" certificate presented to Raphael Stora, January 21 1952.
  • Language: English
  • Notes: Gift of Gerard and Marianne Stora.
  • Form/Genre: Sales records -- New York (N.Y.) -- 20th century
    Inventories
    Auction catalogs
  • Subjects: Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York Art -- Collectors and collecting
  • Contributors: Stora, Raphael. M. & R. Stora, Paris.
  • ID/Accession Number: 1530-910
    990017
  • Access/Rights: Open for use by qualified researchers.
  • OCLC Record Number: 80849714
  • Source: GRI Library Catalog

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