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Ryerson, Martin Antoine, 1856-1932

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dates 1856–1932
city Chicago
stateIL
other citiesCambridge, MA;
gender M
historical notes Martin Antoine Ryerson was a collector, lawyer and one of the founders of the Chicago Art Institute.

Ryerson's collection was wide in scope and included work from the early Italian Renaissance, Dutch and Flemish masters, French Impressionism, nineteenth-century American, and Asian art.

Ryerson left both his art collection and library (25,000 art books) to the the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois.
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Archives of American Art August Jaccaci papers, 1889-1935 (bulk 1904-1914). see details...
University of Chicago, Library Ryerson, Martin A. Papers, 1877-1878. see details...
The Getty Research Institute Knoedler & Company Records see details...