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De Forest, Robert W. (Robert Weeks), 1848-1931

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role Dealer/Gallery Collector
dates 1848-1931
city New York City
gender M
historical notes Robert Weeks De Forest was an art dealer, collector, lawyer, and philanthropist. He was married to Emily Johnston De Forest (1851-1942). De Forest

De Forest lent the following work to the Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909:
Portrait of a lady, by Bartholemeus vd Helst (location unknown today)
Portrait of Ceracchi (Italian sculptor born 1760 and came to America 1791, made busts of Washington, Hamilton, and others.

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American Art Archives Weitzel letter collection, 1863-1931.
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The New-York Historical Society Letterbook, 1899-946. Levy, Florence N. (Florence Nightingale), 1870-1947. see details...
The New-York Historical Society Letterbooks, 1904-1909. McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1865-1940. see details...
The New-York Historical Society Edwin Howland Blashfield Papers,1867-1936. see details...
The New-York Historical Society William Thompson Dewart Collection of Frank A. Munsey and New York Sun Papers. 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...

see also:
De Forest, Emily Johnston, 1851-1942
De Forest, Lockwood, 1850-1932