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Speyer, Edgar

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dates 1862–1932
city New York
stateNY
other citiesFrankfurt, Germany; London; Overstrand, Norfolk, United Kingdom;
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historical notes Edgar Speyer was an art collector, and financier (senior partner of Speyer Brothers Bank).

Speyer's wife, nee Leonora von Stosch (1872-1956), was a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.

Speyer’s collection included Majolica jars, third century Greek marble statuary, Swiss Gothic and Burgundian tapestries, sixteenth century bronzes, work by English, Flemish, Italian old and modern masters, including, among others, work by Roger van der Weyden, John Singer Sargent, and Danese Cattaneo.

Speyer’s brother James Speyer was also an art collector and their family had been in banking since the sixteenth century.
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Library of Congress Leonora Speyer papers, 1917-1941. see details...

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Speyer, James, 1861-1941