Photographs of fine and decorative arts from the Jacques Seligmann & Fils (Paris) and Seligmann & Co. Inc. (New York) galleries
Photographs of fine and decorative arts
Photo Study Collection (17 boxes). Call Number: 89.P.7
Jacques Seligmann & Fils, Paris was established by Jacques Seligmann (1858-1923) at the turn of the nineteenth century. In 1912 he founded in New York Seligmann & Co. Inc. The two firms were reunitied after World War II. The record comprises a photographic archive of some 2,400 photographic prints and 1,100 negatives, arranged by stock number. Stock sheets, authentication letters and other documents accompany the relevant prints. The images of fine and decorative art from both the New York and Paris galleries include tapestries (c. 200 Gobelins, Beauvais and Aubusson) and porcelain, mostly from Sèvres or Meissen.
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