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Art collection, 1935-1954, undated


Scope and Contents

Financial, legal, administrative and research material documenting the creation, maintenance and disposition of the Arensbergs' art collection.

Researchers interested in the Arensbergs' art collection should also consult the "Correspondence" series where letters concerning art objects offered for sale are located. See in particular correspondence with Marcel Duchamp, the Arensbergs' agent who negotiated many purchase on their behalf.


  • 1935-1954, undated

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Predominantly in English; some material in French, German, Spanish.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 33 linear feet


Repository Details

Part of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library and Archives Repository

Philadelphia Museum of Art
PO Box 7646
Philadelphia PA 19101-7646 United States