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Vollard, Ambroise, 1867-1939

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role Dealer/Gallery Patron
dates 1867-1939
city Paris
gender M
historical notes Vollard was a dealer and patron of French artists working in Paris during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

When he died in 1939, his large collection of paintings was divided between his heirs. In April 1940, Vollard’s executor, the dealer Martin Fabiani, shipped 560 paintings from his collection to the United States. The shipment was intercepted by the British in Bermuda as enemy property and stored at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, during the war. For inventory of paintings shipped see NARA.

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Musee D'Orsay Papers, 1895-1939 (microfilm) see details...
Wildenstein Institute Papers see details...
National Gallery of Canada Picasso and the Vollard suite [exhibition records]. see details...
National Gallery of Canada Paintings from the Vollard collection [exhibition records].
Imprint 1949-1968.
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The Getty Research Institute Miscellaneous papers regarding Ambroise Vollard, 1890-1939 (bulk 1890-1910) see details...
Bibliothèque and Archives of the Musées Nationaux, Paris Fonds Vollard MS 421 see details...
The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné Vollard Archives see details...