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Barnard, George Grey, 1863-1938

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role Collector Dealer/Gallery Artist
dates 1863–1938
city New York
stateNY
other citiesChicago; Bellefonte, PA;Paris;
gender M
historical notes Sculptor, art collector and dealer.

Trained at Chicago Art Institute and L'Ecole des Beaux-Arts. Commissioned to do statues for the Capital in Harrisburg, Pa., a statue of Lincoln for Cincinnati, Ohio.

He spent the last years of his life on a monument to peace entitled "Rainbow Arch" which was never realized.

Barnard supported himself by selling Medieval art and artifacts. He built the "Cloisters" in New York City to house his personal collection and sold it in 1925 to John D. Rockefeller, who donated it to the City of New York.

A second collection, The Abbaye, was sold by his estate to the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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1930-1940
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Archives of American Art George Grey Barnard papers, 1884-1963.
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Philadelphia Museum of Art George Grey Barnard papers, 1895-1941. see details...
Philadelphia Museum of Art Daniel M. Williams biographical collection of George Grey Barnard,1863-1969, n.d. see details...
Philadelphia Museum of Art Francis Bacon Foundation records, 1936-1997. see details...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art George Grey Barnard Papers: 1889-1967. see details...
Centre County Historical Society Harold E. Dickson, George Grey Barnard Collection see details...
Archives of American Art George Grey Barnard selected papers, 1895-1941. see details...
Archives of American Art George Grey Barnard letters to Mr. Van der Weyde, [ca. 1910-1921]. see details...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Artist file: Barnard, George Grey, 1863-1938 [miscellaneous ephemeral material] see details...
Library of Congress Papers of Raoul Heilbronner, 1887-1914 (MSS25650) see details...
Archives of American Art Paolo S. Abbate papers, 1908-1971. see details...
Archives of American Art John Gellatly letters received from artists, 1887-1931. see details...
Archives of American Art Mary Fanton Roberts papers, 1880-1956. see details...
Archives of American Art Isabella Stewart Gardner papers, 1760-1956. see details...
Archives of American Art Albert and Marie Sterner letters received, 1899-1945. see details...
Archives of American Art Photograph of Barnard's sculpture of Lincoln, [undated]. see details...
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Scrapbook re: Abraham Lincoln statue, 1918. see details...
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Charles Henry Hart Correspondence, 1909-1917. see details...
The Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives Artist file. Barnard, George Grey, 1863-1938. see details...
The Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives Artist file. Barnard, George Grey, 1863-1938. see details...
The Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives Artist file. Barnard, George Grey, 1863-1938. see details...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Garden at Aniane see details...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Views of The Cloisters see details...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Design reference album for The Cloisters construction see details...
National Portrait Gallery Library Artist File: Barnard, George Grey , 1863-1938 see details...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Office of the Secretary records, 1870-[ongoing]. see details...
The Cleveland Museum of Art Records of the Director's Office: Frederic Allen Whiting, 1913-1930 see details...
Philadelphia Museum of Art Fiske Kimball Records, 1908-1955, n.d. (bulk 1925-1954) see details...