Miscellaneous material relating to modern art

Scope and Content

This series contains a miscellaneous mixture of printed and published material relating to modern graphic art and painting - predominantly exhibition catalogues, but also some magazines and ephemera. Although there are a few posthumous items here, most of the material probably belonged to Walter Strachan, and it reflects some of his other artistic interests and exhibitions attended over the years. The material is as follows:

  • /1 Exhibition catalogue: Chefs-d'œuvre de la peinture Anglaise, Palais Du Louvre (1938).
  • /2 Exhibition catalogue: Exhibition of a century of French caricature 1750-1850, New Burlington Galleries, London (10 March-6 April 1939).
  • /3 Exhibition catalogue: Homage to Paul Cézanne (1839-1906), Wildenstein and Co. Ltd, London (July 1939).
  • /4 Exhibition catalogue: British impressions of Mexico in art and literature 1555-1942, Royal Water-Colour Society's Gallery, London (15-22 October 1942).
  • /5 Exhibition catalogue: Paul Nash: an exhibition of applied design 1908-1942, CEMA, London (1943).
  • /6 Exhibition catalogue: Exposition d'arts plastiques, Galerie Visconti, Paris (9-28 February 1946).
  • /7 Exhibition catalogue: British painters 1939 to 1945, The Arts Council of Great Britain, London (1946).
  • /8 Magazine: Studio, vol. 147, no. 734 (May 1954).
  • /9 Exhibition catalogue: Kandinsky, Tate Gallery, London (15 January-16 February 1958).
  • /10 Exhibition catalogue: Edward Middleditch, Beaux Arts Gallery, London (3 February-1 March 1958).
  • /11 Exhibition catalogue: John Minton 1917-1957, The Arts Council of Great Britain, London (1958).
  • /12 Exhibition catalogue: Homage to Matthew Smith 1879-1959, Arthur Tooth and Sons Ltd, London (16 February-12 March 1960).
  • /13 Exhibition catalogue: Edouard Pignon, Galerie de France, Paris (22 March-20 April 1960). No. 517 of 1,500 copies.
  • /14 Exhibition catalogue: Maryan, Galerie de France, Paris (18 October-12 November 1960). No. 1,448 of 2,500 copies.
  • /15 Les idoles de Campigli, Galerie de France, Paris (May 1961). No. 1,232 of 1,500 copies.
  • /16 Exhibition catalogue: Carl-Henning Pedersen, Galerie de France, Paris (15 February-16 March 1963). No. 1,225 of 2,000 copies.
  • /17 Exhibition catalogue: Soulages, Galerie de France, Paris (19 March-20 April 1963). No. 1,749 of 2,000 copies.
  • /18 Exhibition catalogue: Drawings and watercolours by Paul Klee from the Felix Klee Collection, Berne, The Arts Council of Great Britain, London (1963).
  • /19 Exhibition leaflet: exhibition of work by Samson Flexor, Galerie Georges Bongers, Paris (3 May-1 June 1963).
  • /20 Exhibition flyer: Brianchon, Leguelt, Gruber, Marchand, Estève, Galerie Georges Bongers, Paris (13 February-14 March 1964).
  • /21 Album of loose prints from exhibition, Maryan, Galerie de France, Paris (1 October-13 November 1965). No. 100 of 2,000 copies.
  • /22 Exhibition catalogue: Gaudier-Brzeska: drawings, Mercury Gallery, London (29 September-24 October 1970).
  • /23 Exhibition catalogue: Art into art: works of art as a source of inspiration, presented by the Burlington Magazine at Sotheby and Co., London (2-22 September 1971).
  • /24 Exhibition catalogue: Mexican images: Leon Underwood, Kemp Town Gallery, Brighton (6 November-11 December 1971).
  • /25 Exhibition catalogue: Leon Underwood: draughtsman, Archer Gallery, London (6-29 January 1972).
  • /26 Exhibition catalogue: Juan Gris, Orangerie des Tuileries, Paris (15 March-1 July 1974).
  • /27 Exhibition catalogue: Drawings by Victor Hugo, Victoria and Albert Museum, London (1974).
  • /28 Exhibition catalogue: Manessier 1970-1974, Galerie de France, Paris (21 November 1974-11 January 1975).
  • /29 Magazine: L'art vivant chroniques, nouvelle série no. 17 (January 1980).
  • /30 Exhibition catalogue: La jeune gravure contemporaine et ses invités des USA, Paris (16-28 October 1995).
  • /31 Exhibition catalogue: La jeune gravure contemporaine et ses invités de Belgique, Paris (1997).
  • /32 Printed leaflet: Seignes d'éléments, relating to the work of Zao Wou-Ki (n.d.)
  • /33-38 Bundle of cuttings and ephemera relating to graphic art, painting and typography. Includes an envelope addressed to Strachan by Noël Marsault on which he draws attention to the stamp, which bears a design by Raymond Gid (1969-1991).