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Linsky, Belle

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dates 1904-1987
city New York City
stateNY
other citiesPalm Beach, FL; St. Petersburg, Russia;
gender F
historical notes Art collector, philanthropist and business woman.

Two years after the death of her husband, in 1982, she donated their collection of European art from the Renaissance and later periods to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The Linsky Collection comprised of Old Master paintings, French furniture, porcelains, bronzes and Renaissance jewelry. It included work by Rubens, Carlo Crivelli, Giovanni di Paolo, Andrea del Sarto and Lucas Cranach in painting; Andre-Charles Boulle, Jean-Francois Oeben, Charles Cressent and David Roentgen in furniture, and Meissen, Mennecy, Capodimonte and Nymphenburg in porcelains.

Additionally the Linsky's collected Impressionist, modern and contemporary paintings and sculpture. The collection in their Palm Beach home included a work by Degas, Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Kline, Noland, Hofmann, and Nevelson.
decades
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1930-1940
1940-1950
1950-1960
1960-1970
1970-1980
1980-1990
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Linsky, Jack