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Chrysler, Walter P. (Walter Percy), 1909-1988

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dates 1909-1988
city Norfolk
stateVA
other citiesNew York; Provincetown, MA;Oelwein, IA
gender M
historical notes Industrialist, art collector, bibliophile, publisher, and theatrical producer.

His father was Walter P. Chrysler, Sr. The elder Chrysler, a noted automobile designer, was president of Buick Corporation, executive vice president of General Motors and founder of the Chrysler Corporation.

Chrysler's collection included work by Picasso, Braque, Gris, Matisse, Leger and others. He later also acquired signifcant works by Charles Burchfield, John Marin and Thomas Hart Benton.

decades
of activity
1920-1930
1930-1940
1940-1950
1950-1960
1960-1970
1970-1980
1980-1990
websitehttp://www.chrysler.org
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Archives of American Art Walter P. Chrysler interview, 1964 Sept. 5. see details...
Archives of American Art Thomas Clyde Colt papers, 1853-1979. see details...
Archives of American Art Lewis & Valentine Collection, 1918-1970 see details...
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