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John Ashbery collages

Call Number: YCAL MSS 1229
Scope and Contents

Collages created by John Ashbery, 1948-2011. Collages in the collection include Seaport, September 1948; Fjord, approximately 1972; Notre Dame des Neiges, 1977; Fountain, 2010; and The Leisure Class, 2011.

The framed collages in the collection are in mats and frames executed by City Frame, New York City, for an exhibition at the Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York City, September 4-October, 2008.

Language of Materials

Inscriptions in English and French.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The John Ashbery Collages Collection is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of David Kermani, 2019, and purchased from the Tibor de Nagy Gallery on the Alfred A. Baker, Jr. Fund, 2019. See collection guide for information about whether a discrete collage was acquired as a gift or purchase.


Arranged chronologically.

1948 - 2011
5 Items (5 boxes)
Related Names
Tibor de Nagy Gallery
Ashbery, John, 1927-2017
Language of Materials