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Probasco, Henry, 1820-1902

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role Collector
dates 1820-1902
city Cincinnati
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 totaling $168,920.
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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...
Newberry Library William Frederick Poole Papers, 1858-1894 (bulk 1887-1894). see details...
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...
The Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library Catalogue of the Collection of Books, Manuscripts, and Works of Art belonging to Mr. Henry Probasco, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1873 see details...
The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library High-class paintings, many of which are by the great modern masters. Private Collection of Mr. Henry Probasco, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1887 see details...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Marble Statuary, Real Bronzes, Russian Jaspers, Egyptian Porphyries, Japanese Bronzes and Cloisonnés, Plaques, Vases, Vert Antiques, Furniture and Objects d'Art Mr. Henry Probasco, Oakwood, Clifton, Cincinnati, Ohio. see details...