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Evans, William T

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role Collector Patron
dates 1843-1918
city Montclair
other citiesDublin, Ireland; Scotch Plains, NJ; New York, NY; Jersey City, NJ;
gender M
historical notes Dry-goods merchant, art collector and patron William T. Evans gave work from his collection to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. and the Montclair Museum.

According to his New York Times obituary, he collected works by Childe Hassam, J. Alden Wier, Lillian Genth, George Inness, and Ballard Williams.

According to the American Art Annual, Mr. Evans received visitors interested in art to his collection on Sundays from November 1st - May 1st, between the hours of 2:30 and 5:30 p.m (Volume 1, 1899, pg. 232).

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Archives of American Art William T. Evans letters, 1842-1969. see details...
Archives of American Art Stephanie Koziski papers concerning William T. Evans, [ca. 1880]-1978. see details...
The Museum of Modern Art Artist file: Evans, William T; miscellaneous uncataloged material. see details...
Prints and Photographs Study Room (308) Print Collection portrait file. / E / William T. Evans. see details...
Frick Art Reference Library and Brooklyn Museum American paintings from the collection of William T. Evans, Esq [electronic resource]. see details...
Frick Art Reference Library and Brooklyn Museum Paintings by American artists from the collection of William T. Evans, Esq. [electronic resource]. see details...
University of Texas, Austin James F. Drake, Inc. Collection of Autograph Letters and Autographs ca. 1678-1930. see details...