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Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973

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role Collector
dates 1893-1973
city Los Angeles
gender M
historical notes Robinson was an art collector, author and actor. He was born, Emanuel Goldenberg, in Romania. He collected work by French pre-impressionists, impressionist, post-impressionist, and modernists.

His collection included work by Seurat, Cezanne, Renoir, Rouault, Corot, Matisse, and Van Gogh, Bonnard, Boudin, Chagall, Degas, Gauguin, Modigliani, Monet, Berthe Morisot, Picasso, Sickert, Sisley, Soutine, Utrillo and Vuillard. Due to a divorce, he sold his collection in 1957.

Robinson's first wife was Gladys Lloyd Cassell Robinson (1896-1971) and his sencond was a dressmaker by the name of Jane Adler Robinson (1920- ).
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Archives of American Art Martin Birnbaum papers, 1862-1970. see details...
Boston University Edward G. Robinson collection, 1912-1988. see details...
University of Pennsylvania
Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1940-1944. see details...
The Museum of Modern Art Artist file: Robinson, Edward G, miscellaneous uncataloged material. see details...
The Huntington Library Papers of Alexander Z. Kruse, 1890-1972 (bulk 1930s-1960s). see details...
Archives of American Art Hobson Pittman papers, 1916-1990. see details...
Archives of American Art William G. Bowdoin letters, 1917-1922. see details...
The Huntington Library Maynard L. Parker negatives, photographs, and other material see details...