Collections

Scope of Collections

Gari Melchers Home and Studio possesses 1,677 paintings and drawings by Gari Melchers and an additional 414 works by other artists. Some 3000 items of furniture, decorative objects and books constitute the personal furnishings of Gari Melchers’ home. Gari’s paintings are in museum collections worldwide.

Archives

Of Gari Melchers Home and Studio’s research collection amounting to nearly 7,000 items, the following are included: the personal papers of Gari and Corinne Melchers, related exhibitions catalogs, photography, art supplies and tools, Alexander family personal papers, and the historical papers of the Lawton/Mackall family.

Catalogue raisonne

A catalogue raisonne or complete listing of every known work of art by Melchers is being compiled. Scholars and researchers are welcome to contact the curator, Joanna Catron, with queries or to arrange appointments at jcatron@umw.edu or by phone at 540-654-1841.

Image Rights

The curator responds to written requests for commercial, editorial and scholarly/academic use of images. Specify if the photo is for research only and will not be reproduced.

Write to: Gari Melchers Home and Studio, Belmont, 224 Washington Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22405.