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Bliss, Lizzie P. (Lizzie Plummer), 1864-1931

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dates 1864–1931
city New York
stateNY
other citiesFall River, MA
gender F
historical notes Lizzie Plummer Bliss, aka Lillie, was a New York art collector, patron, and one of the founders of the Museum of Modern Art.

Bliss collected work by, among others, Degas, Renoir, CĂ©zanne, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Matisse, Picasso, and Davies. She left most of her paintings to the Museum of Modern Art with the provision that they may sell or trade any work they wished.
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1910-1920
1920-1930
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Archives of American Art Lizzie P. Bliss scrapbook and papers, 1927-1979 and [undated]. see details...
The Museum of Modern Art The Lillie P. Bliss collection. 1934 : Archives pamphlet file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. see details...
The Museum of Modern Art Memorial exhibition, The collection of the late Lillie P. Bliss. 1931 : Archives pamphlet file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. see details...
The Museum of Modern Art Lizzie P. Bliss Scrapbook, ca. 1930-31 see details...
The Museum of Modern Art Archives pamphlet file: Bliss, Lillie P., 1864-1931 : miscellaneous uncataloged material. see details...
The Museum of Modern Art Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Museum Archives. Records, 1929-1979. see details...
The Getty Research Institute Knoedler & Company Records see details...

see also:
Bliss, Cornelius Newton, 1833-1911
Parkinson, Elizabeth Bliss, 1907-