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Ford, Eleanor, 1896-

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role Collector Patron
dates 1896-1976
city Grosse Pointe Shores
gender F
historical notes Eleanor Clay Ford was an art collector, patron, and philanthropist. Together with her husband, Edsel Ford (1893-1943) of the Ford Motor Company, she formed an art collection.

The Ford collection included work by, among others, Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Cezanne, Henri Matisse, Diego Rivera, Odilon Redon, Fra Angelico, and Frans Hals. Most of the art work from the collection was given to the Detroit Institute of Art.
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Benson Ford Research Center Personal for Henry Ford photographs subseries, 1918-1950. see details...
Benson Ford Research Center Audit reports series, 1928-1946. see details...
Benson Ford Research Center William C. McMillan picture collection, ca. 1920-1945. see details...
Benson Ford Research Center Photographic vertical file series, 1890-1980 (bulk 1920-1970) see details...
Biblioteca Berenson, Villa I Tatti The Fototeca Berenson (Villa I Tatti Photo Archives) see details...
Archives of American Art Weyhe Gallery records, 1919-1994 see details...

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Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943