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Schaefer, Bertha, 1895-1971

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role Dealer/Gallery
dates 1895-1971
city New York City
stateNY
gender F
historical notes Interior designer and gallery director. Graduated from the Mississippi State College for Women and the Parsons School of Design.

In 1924, she opened Bertha Schaefer Interiors. In 1944, she opened the Bertha Schaefer Gallery in New York City primarily to show the work of American painters and sculptors, but eventually included European artists.

In 1972, following her death, the gallery's name was changed to the New Bertha Schaefer Gallery.
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1920-1930
1930-1940
1940-1950
1950-1960
1960-1970
1970-1980
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Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Bertha Schaefer papers and gallery records, 1914-1975. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Bertha Schaefer interview, 1970 April 20-1970 April 22. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Louis Newman interviews with Molly Barnes and Will Barnet, 2005-2006.
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