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Ludwig Charell Collection on Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

in The Museum of Modern Art Archives





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New York, NY 10019-5497
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© 1988 The Museum of Modern Art. All rights reserved.
The Museum of Modern Art, Publisher
Finding aid prepared by Janis Ekdahl, May 1988; revised June 1993.
Machine-readable finding aid derived from a paper document, 2007. Machine-readable finding aid created by Kathleene Konkle. Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Ludwig Charell
Title: Ludwig Charell Collection on Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Dates: n.d.
Quantity: 4 linear feet

Arrangement

Series I: Manuscript, 2 boxes
Series II: Visual Material, 15 notebooks arranged by type of work; 2 boxes of negatives
Series III: Book, H. de Toulouse-Lautrec das graphische Werk: Sammlung Ludwig Charell
Only the 15 notebooks have been described (Series II, below.)


Biographical Note

Ludwig Charell (1891?-1956) was a German-American art expert who owned a large collection of work by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (exhibited in 1951 Bayerische Staatsgemaldesammlungen). Charell also accumulated numerous photographs of Toulouse-Lautrec's work and related images which were deposited at The Museum of Modern Art Library in 1962 upon the instruction of Charell's brother Eric (died 1978).


Scope and Content Note

Included in this collection is a manuscript by Charell on Toulouse-Lautrec for a book which was never realized.

The collection contains notes and an unfinished manuscript by Ludwig Charell for a book on Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec; also included are photographs of works of art by Toulouse-Lautrec, photographs of people, places, etc. associated with Toulouse-Lautrec or his work, and a collection of postcards related to subjects used by the artist. (Negatives exist for some of this photographic material.)

6/23/93: Researcher cautions that documentation supplied on the photographs is unreliable and should confirmed before usage.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The records are open for research and contain no restricted materials.

Ownership and Literary Rights

The Ludwig Charrell Collection on Henri de Toulouse-Latrec are the physical property of The Museum of Modern Art. Literary rights, including copyright belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with The Museum of Modern Art. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archivist.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in DADABASE, the library catalog of The Museum of Modern Art. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons:
Charell, Ludwig.
Subjects:
Art historians.
Art, French -- Archives.
Lithographers -- France.
Painters -- France.
Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de, 1864-1901 -- Archives.
Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de, 1864-1901 -- Homes and haunts -- Pictorial works.
Document Types:
Photoprints.
Postcards.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ludwig Charrell Collection on Henri de Toulouse-Latrec, [series.folder], The Museum of Modern Art Archives, New York.


Container List

 

Series I: Manuscript

Notebook Title
I.1 Four Labeled Envelopes of Typed Notes and Manuscript
I.2 Six Labeled Envelopes of Typed Notes and Manuscript

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Series II: Notebooks

For this series, pages in each notebook have been numbered sequentially and noted in the abstract.

Notebook Title
II.1 Drawings

pp. 1-34

II.2 Drawings

pp. 35-111

II.3 Lithographs

pp. 112-158

II.4 Lithographs

pp. 159-196

II.5 Paintings from Albi/views of Albi

pp. 197-236

II.6 Paintings from Musee T-L, Albi, and private collections

pp. 237-288

II.7 Paintings from the last years & private collections

pp. 289-334A

II.8 Affices by T-L & other artists

pp. 335-378

II.9 Menus, playbills, illustrations

pp. 379-409
By T-L and his contemporaries

II.10 Photos of the artist & burial site

pp. 410-453

II.11 Photos of works by artists other than T-L; related

pp. 454-489

II.12 Contemporaries

pp. 489-540

II.13 Paris in the 1890s

pp. 540-597

II.14 Contemporaries

pp. 598-641A

Binder Title
II.15 Postcards

Includes envelope of misc. photographs


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Series III: Book, H. de Toulouse-Lautrec das graphische Werk: Sammlung Ludwig Charell

Binder Title
II.15 H. de Toulouse-Lautrec das graphische Werk: Sammlung Ludwig Charell (München: Prestel Verlag, 1951)

Removed to the Museum Library.


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