Kraushaar Galleries is an art gallery in New York City founded in 1885 by Charles W. Kraushaar, who had previously been with the European art gallery, William Schaus, Sr.
The Gallery's first location on Broadway at 33rd Street where it showed Dutch and French Barbizon paintings, as well as works by Courbet, Corot, Whistler and Fantin-Latour. When John Kraushaar, Charles's younger brother, joined the business the gallery also began showing modern French painters: Soutine, Matisse, Roualt, Modigliani, Redon, Picasso and other late 19th- and early 20th-century artists. In 1901, at their new gallery at 260 Fifth Avenue, they exhibited the work of the Swiss-born American society painter Adolfo Müller-Ury.
Later John Kraushaar began showing works by American artists, particularly Robert Henri and his circle, and the group known as The Eight, Henri, John Sloan, William Glackens, Everett Shinn, George Luks, Maurice Prendergast, Ernest Lawson and Arthur B. Davies. He also exhibited the work of Guy Pène du Bois and Charles Prendergast.
After his brother's death in 1917, John Kraushaar continued the business. In the 1940s newer American painters were added. Among them were John A. Hartell. The gallery is now located at 74 East 79th Street and functions as a private gallery, retaining its focus art of the first half of the twentieth century.
- Clark, Lenore, Forbes Watson: Independent revolutionary, Kent State University Press, 2001. ISBN 0-87338-710-4
- Kraushaar Galleries, A History of Kraushaar Galleries
- Kraushaar Galleries
- Kraushaar Galleries Exhibition Catalogs from the 1920s and 1930s
- Article on Kraushaar Gallery exhibition catalogs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art Libraries
- Documenting the Gilded Age: New York City Exhibitions at the turn of the 20th Century A New York Art Resources Consortium project. A selection of exhibition catalogs from the C.W. Kraushaar Galleries.
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