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publisher , author , art dealer

Janet Lehr, American art dealer, publisher, author. Member Association International Photography Art Dealers (founding), Antiquarian Book Dealers American, International Book Dealers Association.

Background

Lehr, Janet was born on June 7, 1937 in New York City. Daughter of Herbert Davis and Florence (Lustig) Cooperman.

Education

Bachelor, New York University, 1955. Juris Doctor, Brooklyn Law School, 1958.

Career

Private practice art dealer 20th century American paintings, New York City, 1962-1972;director, Janet Lehr Inc., 19th and 20th Century Photographs, New York City, since 1972;partner, Vered Gallery, paintings and sculptures by modern American masters, emerging artists and American rediscovery 1920-1970, East Hampton, New York, since 1988. Co-director Gallery 6M, New York City, 1964-1972. Curator Landscape Photography, State Museum Munich, 1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: William Henry Jackson, Picture Maker of the American West, William Henry Fox Talbot and the Art of Photo Mechanical Illustration, 1978. Exhibitions include Horatio Ross: Scottish Photographs 1850s Yale University, British Center for the Arts, 1993, Masterworks of Photography, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 1994. Also 33 quarterly issues on history photography, 1976-1986.

Membership

Member Association International Photography Art Dealers (founding), Antiquarian Book Dealers American, International Book Dealers Association.

Connections

Married Lewis Lehr, February 22, 1959 (divorced 1984). Children: Florence Rachel, Michael William, Samuel Joseph.

father:
Herbert Davis Cooperman

mother:
Florence (Lustig) Cooperman

spouse:
Lewis Lehr

children:
Florence Rachel Lehr

Michael William Lehr

Samuel Joseph Lehr