One of the many archives in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Digital Collections, the digitized material from the Brummer Gallery Records primarily contains information on objects acquired through their New York and Paris galleries and sold in New York through the mid-20th century. The Brummer brothers were major art dealers who collected widely from classical antiquity to modern art.
A guide to selected archives at the Research Institute related to provenance, the art market, and the history of collecting. Provides links to the full archival descriptive record in PRIMO (Getty’s online catalog). All library resources including an extensive collection of dealer and auction catalogs are listed in Primo.
The Directory helps researchers locate primary source material about American art collectors, dealers, agents and advisors, and the repositories that hold these records. Scope of archives: the Colonial period to the present; fine and decorative arts, antiquities, and non-Western art. The Directory also lists primary source materials about dealers, galleries, and auction houses.