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Astor, William, 1829-1892
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type Collector
dates 1829–1892
city New York
stateNY
other citiesParis, France; Newport, RI;
gender M
history William Backhouse Astor, Jr. was a collector, businessman and a member of the prominent Astor family.

According to Art Treasures of America, he owned works by: O. Achenbach, C.E. Armand-Dumaresq, A. Autherroche, C. Baugniet, J. Benedicter, E.P. Berne0Bellecour, E. Betsellere, G. Boldini, W.A. Bouguereau, J. Breton, A. Cabanel, Joseph Caraud, J.P. Clays, J.B.C. Corot, A. Couder, A.G. Decamps, Ed. Detaille, Cesare Detti, N. Diaz, Jules Didier, F. Domingo, L.H. Dupray, E. Fromentin, J.L. Gerome, Firmin Girard, Antonio Gisbert, Ed. Heilbuth, Leo Hermann, J. Hernandez, D.L. Huntington, J.G. Jacquet, Adolphe Jourdan, Jules Lefebvre, Maurice Leloir,Leon Y Escosura, Hector Leroux, J.B. Madou, R. Madrazo, J. L. E. Meissonier, H. Merle, M. Munkacsy, Victor Nehlig, F.A. Ortmans, V. Palmroli, H.E.F. Philippoteaux, Ad. Piot, Edouard Richter, A. Rossetti, Lucian Rossi, F. Roybet, Ad. Schreyer, V. St. Lerche, A. Toulmouche, C. Troyon, E. Van Marcke, J. G. Vibert, George Washington, F. Ziem.
decades1870-1880
1880-1890
updated 04/29/2014 03:30
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see alsoAstor, John Jacob, 1864-1912
Astor, Caroline Schermerhorn, 1830-1908