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Papers of J. G. van Gelder, 1925-1980.

Gelder, J. G. van (Jan Gerrit), 1903-1980.

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  • Title:
    Papers of J. G. van Gelder, 1925-1980.
  • Author/Creator: Gelder, J. G. van (Jan Gerrit), 1903-1980.
  • Creation Date: 1925-1980.
  • Biographical/Historical Note: Dutch art historian and professor of art history at the Rijksuniversiteit, Utrecht, who concentrated on Dutch and Flemish art, with a particular interest in Van Gogh, Rubens and Rembrandt.
  • Arrangement: Organized in 12 series: Series I. General art, art history, and cultural history, ca. 1930-1978; Series II. Dutch art, general, 1941-1980; Series III. 15th and 16th century Dutch and Flemish art, 1932-1980; Series IV. Rubens, 1938-1981, undated; Series V. 17th century Dutch art, 1927-198; 1Series VI. Rembrandt, 1925-1980; Series VII. 18th and 19th century Dutch art, 1938-1978; Series VIII. Vincent van Gogh (not including Catalogue Raisonné), 1928-1978; Series IX. 20th century Dutch art, 1938-1980, undated; Series X. Non-Dutch art, 1926-1981; Series XI. Miscellaneous materials, 1920-1980; Series XII. Vincent van Gogh, Catalogue Raisonné, 1959-1974, undated.
  • Physical Desc.: 18 lin. ft. (37 boxes) + ADD1 (2 boxes) ; ADD2 (1 box).
  • Summary: The papers include correspondence, lectures, notes, articles, proofs, clippings, and ephemera, plus annotated books and material extracted from art books and catalogues. Subject files hold research material on Van Gogh, Durer, Rembrandt, Rubens and miscellaneous Dutch and Flemish artists. Correspondence includes letters regarding Guido Reni (box 22).
    The research files include the 1970 re-edition of Failles' catalogue raisonne and printed material on the "Van Gogh in Holland" lecture Toledo, Ohio, 1962 (box 9); material on the symposium 'Rembrandt and his Time' 1969 (box 16); and manuscripts on Bruegel (boxes 20, 22) and Jan van Scorel (box 10). Additional material on Jan de Bisschop, Van Orley, Dieric Bouts, Jan Lievens, Helbert Cuyp, Pyke Kock (box 17), Carel Willink (box 21), F. Post and Joroen Bosch (box 15) among others.
    The archive includes loose material from van Gelder's books, now in the Library's general collection, including correspondence, notes and clippings extracted from art books and catalogues.
  • Language: Dutch
  • Cumulative Index/Finding Aid: Finding aid available in the repository: folder level control.
  • Notes: Many photographs from the van Gelder papers were interfiled in the repository's Photo Study Collection in 1984-1985.
    ADD2: Gift of Ars Libri
  • Form/Genre: Photographic prints
    Photographs, original
  • Subjects: Bisschop, Jan de, 1628-1671 Bosch, Hieronymus, -1516 Bouts, Dieric, 1415-1475 Bruegel, Pieter, approximately 1525-1569 Cuyp, Aelbert, 1620-1691 Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528 Faille, J.-B. de la (Jacob-Baart), 1886-1959 Gogh, Vincent van, 1853-1890 Koch, Pyke, 1901- Lievens, Jan, 1607-1674 Orley, Bernard van, -1542 Post, Frans Jansz, 1612-1680 Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669 Reni, Guido, 1575-1642 Rubens, Peter Paul, 1577-1640 Scorel, Jan van, 1495-1562 Willink, Carel, 1900-1983 Painting, Dutch Painting, Flemish Painting, French Art historians
  • Collection: Van Gelder Library
  • Collection Note: Van Gelder Library
  • ID/Accession Number: 86-A155
  • Access/Rights: Open for use by qualified researchers.
  • OCLC Record Number: 80432823
  • Source: GRI Library Catalog

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