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Clarke, Thomas B. (Thomas Benedict), 1848-1931

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role Collector
dates 1848-1931
city New York City
gender M
historical notes Thomas B. Clarke collected Porcelain and American Art. Clarke was Morgan's porcelain advisor and cataloger.

According to The Art Treasures of America, Clarke owned works by A. Bierstadt, Walter Blackman, G. H. Boughton, F. A. Bridgman, J. G. Brown, W. M. Chase, F. E. Church, Samuel Colman, T. W. Dewing, F. W. Freer, R. S. Gifford, S. R. Gifford, S. J. Guy, E. L. Henry, W. Homer, T. Hovenden, W. Huntington, G. Inness, E. Johnson, H. Bolton Jones, J. F Kensett, J. Lafarge, W. Magrath, J. McEntee, E. Moran, P. Moran, W. S. Mount, Arthur Parton, H. S. Plumb, H. R. Poore, A. Quartley, W. T. Richards, T. W. Shields, G. H. Story, W. Thompson, D. Volk, T. W. Wood, and A. H. Wyant.

According to the American Art Annual, Mr. Clarke would show his collection to credentialed visitors (Volume 1, 1899, pg. 231).

Clarke is discussed in Frederick Baekeland's "Collectors of American Painting, 1813-1913," American Art Review, 3, Nov.-Dec. 1976.

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