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Wagstaff, Samuel J.

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role Collector Dealer/Gallery
dates 1921-1987
city New York City
other citiesBoston, MA; Detroit, MI;
gender M
historical notes Samuel Wagstaff was an art collector, curator and dealer.

He was a curator of 20th century art at the Wadsworth Atheneum (1961-1968) and at the Detroit Institute of Arts (1968-1971). In 1973 Wagstaff began collecting photographs. He moved to New York and amassed a collection of photographs focusing on American, British and French works from the 19th century.
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Archives of American Art Samuel Wagstaff papers, 1962-1984. see details...
The Getty Research Institute Samuel Wagstaff papers, 1796-1987 (bulk 1952-1986) see details...
The Getty Research Institute Sam Wagstaff postcard collection, ca. 1880-1980. see details...
The Museum of Modern Art Artist file: Wagstaff, Samuel J.; miscellaneous uncataloged material. see details...