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The Frick Collection | Recovering Women’s Legacies: Artists, Dealers, Collectors, & Patrons (Part II)

June 9, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This June, the Center for the History of Collecting and The Wildenstein Plattner Institute (WPI) are hosting a Wednesday lunchtime series spotlighting archival resources on important women who shaped visual culture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Part Two: Digital Research Methodologies

Mme. X: Women Collectors in Provenance Research
Elizabeth Gorayeb and Jennifer Gimblett, The Wildenstein Plattner Institute

Using case studies from the Paul Gauguin catalogue raisonné, Gorayeb and Gimblett explore some of the obstacles inherent to researching female collectors in the nineteenth and early twentieth century.

Transforming Research Methodologies: A Digital Approach
Louisa Wood Ruby and Samantha Deutch, Frick Art Reference Library

Wood Ruby and Deutch highlight collaborative projects initiated by the Frick that have maximized the working methodologies for those engaged in provenance research and the history of collecting.

As centers for art historical research, the WPI and the Frick are dedicated to promoting the accessibility of art historical information and to encouraging new avenues of exploration among scholars.

Audience Adults, College & Graduate Students, Educators, Young Professionals

Composite image caption:
Upper left—Photograph of A’Lelia Walker, Madam Walker Family Archives/A’Lelia Bundles. Upper right—Alexandre Cabanel (French, 1823–1889), Catharine Lorillard Wolfe (1828–1887), 1876, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (87.15.82), New York. Lower right—Nanette and Romare Bearden at Bearden’s opening at MoMA in 1971. Photograph by Sam Shaw, Romare Bearden Foundation Archives. Lower left—Florence Sloan’s wedding trousseau, Archives, Hermitage Museum & Gardens, Norfolk, VA.