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|Wildenstein and Company (New York, N.Y.)||
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Nathan Wildenstein founded Wildenstein & Cie in 1875, and specialized in French paintings, drawings and sculpture of the eighteenth century.
In 1903, Nathan, Earnest and René Gimpel opened E. Gimpel & Wildenstein in New York City (1903-1933). The gallery became Wildenstein & Company in 1933.
Clients of Wildenstein & Company have included Calouste Gulbenkian, Baron Edmond de Rothschild, J. Pierpont Morgan, Henry O. and Louisine Havemeyer, Jules Bache, Benjamin Altman, Sir A. Chester Beatty, Sir Samuel Courtauld, Dr. Albert C. Barnes, Robert Lehman, Duncan Phillips, John G. Johnson, Edward G. Robinson, Helen Clay Frick, Sterling and Francine Clark, John T. Dorrance, Henry P. McIlhenny, Henry Ford II, Francisco de Assis Chateaubriand, Samuel H. and Rush H. Kress, Josephine Bay Paul, John Hay Whitney, John D. and Nelson A. Rockefeller, Walter P. Chrysler Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, De Witt and Lila Acheson Wallace, Norton Simon, John Paul Getty, Charles and Jayne Wrightsman, Stavros Niarchos, Gianni Agnelli and Ambassador and Mrs. Walter H. Annenberg.
In January of 2014, the Wildenstein family sold it's East 64th Street headquarters to the government of Qatar.
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