Peter Ferdinand Drucker Photographs

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At A Glance

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  • Creator

    Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005
  • Dates

  • Physical Description

    234 Items
  • Collection ID


  • Scope and Contents

    Photographs created to document the Sanso Collection, a private growing collection of Japanese paintings acquired since the late 1950s by collectors and co-trustees Doris and Peter F. Drucker. The works, dating from the 14th to the 19th century, include masterworks from the Kamakura period, Suiboku paintings of the Muromachi and Momoyama periods. Zenga paintings from the Edo period, and paintings by masters of the nanga or literati school. Each photograph is captioned with artist, date, description, medium, mount format, dimensions, and an assigned number.
  • Biographical / Historical

    Peter Ferdinand Drucker, 1909 - , author, management consultant, and educator; economist at the London Banking House (1933-1937); an American advisor to British banks (1937-1942); a consultant to major American business (1940 - ); a professor of philosophy and politics at Bennington College (1942-1949); a professor of management at New York University (1950-1972); and a lecturer at the Department of Art at Pomona College in California (1979-1985). Additionally and author of management textbooks; producer of film series; and recipient of numerous awards and honorary degrees.
  • Local Numbers

    FSA A.09
  • Collector

    Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005
  • Names

    Drucker, Doris
    Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005
  • Place

    USA -- California -- Claremont
  • Topic

    Painting, Japanese -- Kamakura-Momoyama, 1185-1600
    Painting, Japanese -- Edo period, 1600-1868
  • Provenance

    Peter F. Drucker donated the Peter Ferdinand Drucker Photographs to the Archives in 1991.
  • Custodial History

    Gift of Peter F. Drucker, 1991.
  • Archival Repository

    Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
  • Type

    Collection descriptions
    Archival materials
  • Citation

    Peter Ferdinand Drucker Photographs, FSA.A.09. National Museum of Asian Art Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Peter F. Drucker, 1991.
  • Arrangement

    Arranged by assigned number
  • Genre/Form

  • Restrictions

    Collection is open for research.

Repository Contact

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
National Museum of Asian Art Archives
Washington, D.C. 20013