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Haviland, Paul Burty, 1880-1950

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historical notes Paul Burty Haviland, was an art collector, photographer, businessman, writer, and supporter of Alfred Steiglitz’s art gallery “291.”

Haviland was born and raised in Paris, the son of the china manufacturer Charles Edward Haviland (1839–1921), and grandson of art critic and collector Philippe Burty (1830 –1890). Following his graduation from Harvard University in 1901, Haviland joined the family business and served as the New York representative of Haviland & Company of Limoges.

After visiting “291” in 1908 he became a supporter of Steiglitz. Havilland began contributing to Alfred Steiglitz’s Camera Work in 1909, and by 1910, served as assistant editor.

Haviland returned to France in 1915.

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The Getty Research Institute Marius de Zayas letters sent to Paul B. Haviland, 1915-1918. see details...

see also:
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946
Zayas, Marius de