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Villon, Jacques, 1875-1963



  • Existence: 1875-07-31 - 1963-06-09

Jacques Villon (1875-1963), French Cubist and abstract painter and printmaker.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Katherine S. Dreier papers / Société Anonyme archive

Call Number: YCAL MSS 101
Overview: The Katherine S. Dreier portion of the collection contains correspondence between Dreier and artists and friends (including Constantin Alajalov, David Burli︠u︡k, Marcel Duchamp, Wassily Kandinsky, Man Ray, and Ted Shawn); and art-related organizations (including the Arts Club of Chicago, the Brooklyn Museum, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art).There is some correspondence regarding art purchases and the packaging and shipping of art, such as that with...
Dates: 1818-1952, bulk 1920-1951

Fragment from an essay on art, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 29, Folder: GROUP 538, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript of an English translation in an unidentified hand, possibly written by Clara Binswanger.

Leaves numbered as 3-7.
Dates: n.d.

Letter : Pateaux, Seine, to Madame A. Roosevelt, 1914 Nov 23

 Part of Collection — Box: 8, Folder: GROUP 152, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS giving news of the World War.

In French.
Dates: 1914 Nov 23

Letters : to Clara Guggenheimer [Binswanger], 1929-56

 Part of Collection — Box: 29, Folder: GROUP 538, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Twenty-four ALS, with 3 envelopes addressed to Madame Guggenheimer; ALS from Gaby Villon to "Chere Madame."
Dates: 1929-56

Preface and photograph, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 29, Folder: GROUP 538, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Holograph draft, corrected, of a "préface" to an unidentified work and a black and white photogaph of Villon sitting in front of a canvas in his studio. The manuscript, in French, addresses painting and mentions Pigalle, Degas, Lautrec, and others.
Dates: n.d.

Francis Steegmuller collection of Jacques Villon

Call Number: GEN MSS 388
Overview: Collection contains letters by Louis Carré, Marcel Duchamp,Walter Pach, Gaby Villon, Jacques Villon, and others to Francis Steegmuller and his wife, Beatrice Stein Steegmuller, generally concerning Jacques Villon. Also included is a typescript about Villon by Lionello Venturi, several photographs of Jacques and Gaby Villon and others, and drawings done by Beatrice Stein when she was a student of Villon.
Dates: 1927-1968