Collection ID: M.88

Collection context

Summary

Date:
circa 1950-1984
Abstract:
Alexandra Darrow was a photographer who lived in Woodbury Connecticut in the mid-1900s. She and her father, Judson Darrow, ran a successful photography studio and specialized in photographing artist's work. The collection is largely composed of black and white photographs of Naum Gabo and his artwork and Clare Leighton and her artwork. In addition to the photographs there is a small amount of correspondence from and about Clare Leighton, as well as one small print by Leighton.
Extent:
.22 Linear Feet and 1/2 manuscript box
Language:
English .

Background

Rules or conventions:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Scope and Content:

The Alexandra Darrow Collection is largely composed of photographs of modern artist's work from circa 1950-circa 1970. Alexandra Darrow was a photographer who lived in Woodbury, CT. She and her father, Judson Darrow, operated a successful photography studio and specialized in photographing artwork. Darrow photographed well known local artists as well as extremely successful artists. The collection is largely composed of black and white photographs of Naum Gabo and his artwork and Clare Leighton and her artwork. In addition to the photographs there is a small amount of correspondence from and about Clare Leighton, as well as one small print by Leighton.

The collection is a very interesting look into the professional and personal relationships that artists have photographers.

Biographical / Historical:

Access

LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT, USA
CONTACT:
(203) 753-0381
scrawford@mattmuseum.org