Carlen Galleries, Inc.
type Dealer/Gallery
dates 1937-1997
city Philadelphia
statePA
gender n/a
history Art gallery; Philadelphia, Pa.

The gallery was founded in 1937 by dealer and appraiser Robert Carlen. Carlen specialized in American folk, primitive and decorative art, but also sold African, European, and Oriental Art. Over the years Carlen worked with Alfred Frankenstein on William Harnett, with Mary Black on a variety of projects, and uncovered many Edward Hicks paintings. Carlen was also Horace Pippin's dealer.
decades1940-1950
1950-1960
1960-1970
1970-1980
1980-1990
1990-2000
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Carlen Galleries, Inc. records, 1775-1997 (bulk 1940-1986) see details...

see alsoCarlen, Robert, 1906-1990