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Probasco, Henry, 1820-1902

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dates 1820–1902
city Cincinnati
stateOH
other citiesNewtown, CT; Philadelphia, PA; Warren County, OH;
gender M
historical notes Henry Probasco was a businessman, art collector and philanthropist.

According to The Art Treasures of America, Probasco owned works by O. Achenbach, Richard Ansdell, E. J. Aubert, E. De Beaumont, J. L. H. Bellangé, Rosa Bonheur, A. Bonheur, J. Breton, Vicat. Cole, T. Couture, Nicaise De Keyser, E. Delacroix, N. Diaz, E. Fromentin. J. L. Gérôme, Gordidyiami, E. Hébert, E. Isabey, W. Kaulbach, L. Linnell, C. Marchal, Joseph Mélin, H. Merle, J. G. Meyer von Bremen, J. F. Millet, Carl Piloty, Th. Rousseau, A. Schreyer, Alfred Stevens, A. Toulmouche, C. Troyon, and Baron G. Wappers. Probasco also owned statues by P. F. Connolly, August Kiss, E. Magni, H. Powers, R. Rogers, and A. Tantardini.

In 1887, the American Art Association sold Probasco's paintings at a sale totalling $168,920.
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1850-1860
1860-1870
1870-1880
1880-1890
websitehttp://www.nprobasco.com/henryprobasco_bio.htm
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Newberry Library Trustee minutes and agendas, 1887-1960. see details...
University of Pennsylvania Correspondence to Henry Charles Lea, 1871. see details...
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Newberry Library Newberry Library. Financial Agent Correspondence - general, 1892-1946.
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Cincinnati Museum of Art Cincinnati Art Miscellany Collection, 1852-1980 see details...