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Goupil & Cie and Boussod, Valadon & Co. Records, 1846-1919.

Dieterle Family. Records of French art galleries, 1846-1986. (CMalG)93-A12

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  • Title:
    Goupil & Cie and Boussod, Valadon & Co. Records, 1846-1919.
  • Creation Date: 1846-1919.
  • Biographical/Historical Note: A French gallery with offices in Paris, New York, London, Berlin, Brussels, and the Hague, Goupil & Cie. was founded in 1827. It was a central force in the French art market of the nineteenth century and carried the work of 19th century academic artists, major artists of the Romantic generation, all the principal figures of the Barbizon School, some of the Impressionists, with minor trade in Old Masters, particularly Dutch. Succeeded by Boussod, Valadon & Co. in 1879. The London gallery, also owned by Boussod, Valadon, was called the Goupil Gallery.
  • Physical Desc.: 26 vols..
  • Summary: The records contain stock books and photographic albums. Eight account books from Goupil & Cie contain over 60,000 entries which give the date of acquisition, name (and sometimes address) of seller, dimensions of work, name of purchaser, date of sale and selling price for art works bought and sold by Goupil during the years 1846-1879. Boussod, Valadon & Co. ledgers 9 through 15 continue the records through 1919. In addition, 11 large photograph albums contain photographs of paintings handled by Boussod, Valadon & Co.
  • Language: French
  • Cumulative Index/Finding Aid: Detailed inventory available in the repository: Inventory of the Dieterle family records of French art galleries, 1846-1986
  • Notes: Forms part of the Dieterle Family. Records of French art galleries (Special Collections accn. no. 900239, Series I, II, VII).
  • Form/Genre: Account books -- 19th century
    Ledgers -- 19th century
    Merchandise inventories -- 19th century
  • Subjects: Boussod, Valadon & Cie Goupil & Cie Art -- Collectors and collecting -- France Art, French -- 19th century Art -- Prices -- France Art dealers -- France Barbizon school Painting, French -- 19th century
  • Contributors: Boussod, Valadon & Cie. Goupil & Cie.
  • Collection: Dieterle Collection
  • Collection Note: Dieterle Collection
  • ID/Accession Number: 1379-912
    900239 (bx.1-15, 53-63)
  • Is Part Of: Dieterle Family. Records of French art galleries, 1846-1986. (CMalG)93-A12
  • Access/Rights: Open for use by qualified researchers.
  • OCLC Record Number: 77662882
  • Source: GRI Library Catalog

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