Archives Directory for the History of Collecting in America

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Archives Directory for the History of Collecting

A.S. Drey (Firm)
A.S. Drey was established c. 1864.

"The art firm of...

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1860–1935 Munich Dealer/Gallery
Abbott, Berenice, 1898-1991
Berenice Abbott was an American photographer, collector and patron...
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1898–1991 Monson ME Artist Collector Patron
Abbott, Henry
Dr. Henry Abbott built a built a collection of Egyptian...
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1812–1859 Cairo Collector
Abegg, Werner
Werner Abegg was an art collector and textile manufacturer.

In...

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1903–1984 Riggisberg Collector
Aberbach Fine Art (New York, N.Y.)
Art gallery in New York.

Joachim Jean Aberbach opened the...

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1973–1992 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Aberbach, Joachim Jean
Music publisher, art dealer and collector.

Mr. Aberbach collected modern...

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1911–1992 New York NY Collector Dealer/Gallery
Aberbach, Julian J.
Music publisher and art collector, Aberbach, collected and sold art...
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1909–2004 Westhampton NY Collector
Aberbach, Susan
Owner and operator of Susan Aberbach Fine Art (New York...
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New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Abrams, George
Lawyer and art collector of 17th-century Dutch drawings, including...
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1939– Newton MA Collector
Abrams, Harry N.
Harry Abrams was an art collector and Publisher, New York...
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1905–1979 New York NY Collector
Abrams, Maida
Dutch-Art Collector and Advocate for the Disabled.
Mrs. Abrams...

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1939–2002 Newton MA Collector
ACA Galleries
ACA Galleries (American Contemporary Artists) was founded in 1932 by...
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1932– New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Achim Moeller Fine Arts
Founded by Achim Moeller in 1972, the gallery specializes in...
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1972– New York NY Dealer/Gallery Scholar/Critic/Expert Consultant
Ackerman, Louise Sloss, d. 1982
Louise Sloss Ackerman was an artist, patron, art collector and...
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1888–1982 San Francisco CA Collector Artist
Ackland, William Hayes, 1855-1940
Ackland was a Tennessee native, author, art collector, and Washington...
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1855–1940 Washington DC Collector
Acquavella Galleries
Acquavella Galleries also known as Acquavella Modern Art was founded...
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1921– New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Acton, Arthur
Arthur Acton (1873-1953) was a dealer who collected art and...
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1873–1953 Florence Collector Consultant
Acton, Harold Mario Mitchell, 1904-
Acton was a British-American collector, historian and writer. He...
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1904–1994 Florence Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Adams, Alvin, 1804-1877
Alvin Adams was an art collector and businessman who owned...
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1804–1877 Watertown MA Collector
Adams, Samuel Hopkins, 1871-1958.
Samuel Hopkins Adams was a collector, author and journalist...
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1871–1958. New York NY Collector
Adams, Thatcher M.
Collector and Lawyer, New York, NY.
He was married to...

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1837–1919 New York NY Collector
Adelman, Seymour, 1906-
Collector, patron and expert.

Adelman met Susan Eakins in the...

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1906–1985 Philadelphia PA Collector Patron Scholar/Critic/Expert
Adelson Galleries
Adelson Galleries is distinguished for its expertise in the fields...
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1964– New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Adler, A.M., 1902-
Abraham M Adler was the co-founded the Hirschl & Adler...
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1902–1985 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Adler, Blanche, 1877-1941
Blanche Adler was an art collector, Baltimore Museum Trustee and...
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1877–1941 Baltimore MD Collector
Adler, Elmer, 1884-1962
Elmer Adler was a collector, printer, publisher, editor, and author...
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1884–1962 New York NY Collector
Adler, Herbert
Herbert S Adler was an art collector, businessman, and philanthropist...
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1942–2005 New York NY Collector
Adler, Susan
Susan and Herbert Adler formed a collection of American graphic...
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New York NY Collector
Adolph Loewi, Inc.
Adolph "Adolpho" Loewi was a dealer of paintings, sculpture, and...
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1910–2003 Beverly Hills CA Dealer/Gallery Collector
Ainsworth, Mary Andrews, 1867-
Mary Andrews Ainsworth was a collector of Japanese prints.

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1867–1950 Moline IL Collector
Al Akl, F. M. (Fouad Michael), 1903-1971
Fouad Michael Al Akl was a surgeon, author, poet, photographer...
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1903–1971 New York NY Collector
Alan Gallery (Charles Alan)
The Alan Gallery was established by Charles Alan in 1952...
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1952–1966 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Alan, Charles, 1908?-1975
A New York art dealer, Alan, attended Horace Mann School...
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1908–1975 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Aldred, John Edward
John Edward Aldred was a financier (owner of Aldred & Col...
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1862–1945 New York NY Collector
Aldrich, Larry
Larry Aldrick was an ar collector and Patron, fashion designer...
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1906–2001 Ridgefield CT Collector
Alex Reid & Lefevre Ltd.
Alex Reid & Lefevre, also known as The Lefevre Gallery, was...
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1926–2002 London Dealer/Gallery
Alexander, Charles Beatty, 1849-1927
Charles Beatty Alexander was a collector, lawyer and financier. He...
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1849–1927 New York NY Collector
Alfred Daber Gallery
Art dealer and collector Alfred Daber opened his first gallery...
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1924–1970 Paris Dealer/Gallery
Alfred Schmela Galerie
Art gallery in Düsseldorf, Germany...
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1957–2002 Düsseldorf Dealer/Gallery
Allen, Dudley Peter, 1852-1915
Dudley Peter Allen was a surgeon, art collector, Chinese porcelain...
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1852–1915 Cleveland OH Collector
Allen, Harriet Collins
Harriet Collins Allen was a collector and patron of the...
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Cincinnati OH Collector Patron
Alsdorf, James W. (James William), 1913-1990
James William Alsdorf was a collector, patron, Chicago business executive...
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1913–1990 Chicago IL Collector
Alsdorf, Marilynn, 1926-
The Alsdorfs collected 20th century European paintings, antiquities, Indian, Himalayan...
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1926– Chicago IL Collector
Altman, Benjamin, 1840-1913
Collector and businessman, founder of the Altman Department store in...
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1840–1913 New York NY Collector
Altschul, Arthur G. (Arthur Goodhart), 1920-2002
Art collector, investment banker and philanthropist.

At his death, he...

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1920–2002 New York NY Collector
American Art Association
The American Art Association was formed in 1883 by James...
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1883–1923 New York NY Auction House
Ames, Winslow
Winslow Ames was a collector, museum director, art and architecture...
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1907–1990 Saunderstown RI Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Amos Eno Gallery
New York gallery...
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1973– New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Anderson Galleries, Inc
Art galleries at Park Avenue and 59th Street; New York...
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1887–1934 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Anderson, Elizabeth Milbank, 1850-1921
Elizabeth Milbank Anderson was an art collector, philanthropist and public...
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1850–1921 Greenwich CT Collector
Anderson, Isabel, 1876-1948
Isabel Weld Perkins Anderson was a Boston heiress, philanthropist and...
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1876–1948 Washington DC Collector
Anderson, Larz, 1866-1937
Diplomat and philanthropist Larz Anderson III collected fine art and...
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1866–1937 Washington DC Collector
André Emmerich Gallery
Art gallery; New York, N.Y. and Zurich, Switzerland Born in...
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1954–1998 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Ankrum Gallery
The Ankrum Gallery was a Los Angeles Art gallery established...
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1966–1990 Los Angeles CA Dealer/Gallery
Ankrum, Joan
Ankrum owned the Ankrum Gallery in Los Angeles, CA. Her...
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1913–2001 Los Angeles CA Dealer/Gallery
Annenberg, Lee
Leonore “Lee” Cohn Annenberg was a philanthropist who was married...
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1918–2009 Rancho Mirage CA Collector
Annenberg, Walter H., 1908-2002
Philanthropist, art collector and communications mogul. His collection of French...
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1908–2002 New York NY Collector
Anschutz, Philip
Philip Anschutz is an American art collector, entrepreneur and financier...
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1939– Denver CO Collector
Antelo, Anthony J.
Art collector whose paintings were auctioned by M. Thomas & Sons...
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1815–1903 Philadelphia PA Collector
Aram, Dr. Siegfried F.
Dr. Siegfried F. Aram was a German born New York...
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1891– New York NY Collector Dealer/Gallery
Area X Gallery
Art gallery; East Village, New York, N.Y...
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1984–1987 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Arensberg, Louise S. (Louise Stevenson), 1879-1953
Louise Stevenson Arensberg, nee Mary Louise Stevens, was an art...
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1879–1953 Philadelphia PA Collector
Arensberg, Walter, 1878-1954
Walter Arensberg was a writer, publisher and collected art with...
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1878–1954 Philadelphia PA Collector
Argus Gallery
Art gallery; Madison, N.J. Founded 1961 by Verdenal and Edward...
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1961– Madison NJ Dealer/Gallery
Arman, 1928-2005
Arman, nee Armand Pierre Fernandez, was a French born American...
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1928–2005 New York NY Artist Collector
Arman, Yves
Yves Arman was an art dealer, collector, writer, and son...
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1954–1989 Sarragosa Collector Dealer/Gallery
Armer, Ruth, 1896-1977
Painter and art collector (San Francisco, Calif.); b. 1896; d...
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1896–1977 San Francisco CA Collector Artist
Armstrong, D. Maitland (David Maitland), 1836-1918
David Maitland Armstrong was a collector, artist, lawyer, designer and...
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1836–1918 New York NY Collector
Arnold & Tripp
Experts. c. 1909 located at 8 Rue Saint Georges, Paris...
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1909– Paris Dealer/Gallery
Arnold Seligmann & Co.
A gallery owned by Jacques Seligmann's borhter Arnold Seligmann after...
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1912–1940 Paris Dealer/Gallery
Arnold, Hicks
Hicks Arnold was a New York City dry goods merchant...
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1837–1903 New York NY Collector
Arnot, Matthias Hollenback, 1833-1910
Matthias Hollenback Arnot was an art collector, gas manufacturer, financier...
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1833-1910 Elmira NY Collector
Art of This Century (Gallery)
Art Gallery owned and operated by Peggy Guggenheim, 1942-1947.

Before...

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1942–1947 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Art Space (Gallery: Los Angeles, Calif.)
Art Space was a Los Angeles gallery owned and operated...
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1977–1991 Los Angeles CA Dealer/Gallery
Artaud, Antonin, 1896-1948
French poet, actor, painter, art critic, and active letter-writer...
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1896–1948 Paris Scholar/Critic/Expert
Arthur S. Vernay Incorporated (New York, N.Y.)
Arthur Stannard Vernay established the antiques firm in 1906, it...
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1906–1978 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Arthur Tooth & Sons
Art dealers in London and New York, founded in London...
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1842–1959 London Dealer/Gallery
Arthur U. Newton Gallery
Art gallery; New York, N.Y. Owned by Arthur U. Newton...
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1930–1962 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Artists in Residence (Gallery: New York, N.Y.)
Feminist cooperative art gallery founded 1972 by Dotty Attie...
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1972–1979 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Artists' Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Art gallery. Founded 1936 by Hugh Stix. Directed by Federica...
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1936–1962 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Arwin Galleries (Detroit, Mich.)
Art gallery; Detroit, Mich. Founded in 1963 by Lester and...
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1963–1981 Detroit MI Dealer/Gallery
Asher, Betty
Betty Asher was a Los Angeles contemporary art dealer and...
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1914–1994 Beverly Hills CA Dealer/Gallery Collector
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974
Ralph Kirk Askew was an art dealer who began his...
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1903–1974 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Askin, Arnold
Arnold Samuel Askin was a businessman (Askin Stores), philanthropist and...
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1902–1982 New York NY Collector
Aspinwall, William Henry, 1807-1875
William Henry Aspinwall was a New York art collector, merchant...
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1807–1875 New York NY Collector
Associated American Artists
Organized in 1934 to stimulate interest throughout the U.S. in...
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1934–1981 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Association of Artist-Run Galleries
New York art gallery...
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1970's New York NY Art Association
Astor, Caroline Schermerhorn, 1830-1908
Caroline Webster Schermerhorn Astor was a collector and patron. She...
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1830–1908 New York NY Collector
Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848
John Jacob Astor (1763-1848) was the creator of the first...
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1763–1848 New York NY Collector
Astor, John Jacob, 1864-1912
John Jacob Astor IV was a collector, financier, writer and...
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1864–1912 New York NY Collector
Astor, William B. (William Backhouse), 1792-1875
William Backhouse Astor was a businessman and member of the...
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1792–1875 New York NY Collector
Astor, William Waldorf Astor, Viscount, 1848-1919
Viscount William Waldorf Astor was a collector, financier, horseman, statesman...
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1848–1919 Edenbridge, Kent Collector
Astor, William, 1829-1892
William Backhouse Astor, Jr. was a collector, businessman and a...
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1829–1892 New York NY Collector
Ault, Lee
Lee Addison Ault was a reporter (Newsweek), art collector, dealer...
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1915–1996 Locust Valley NY Collector Dealer/Gallery
Avanti Galleries
Art gallery; New York, N.Y.
Represented modern masters and post...

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1966–1970 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904
Samuel Putnam Avery was an art collector, copper and wood...
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1822–1904 New York NY Scholar/Critic/Expert Collector Dealer/Gallery
Avery's Art Rooms
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New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Ayer, Josephine Mellen Southwick, 1827-1898
Josephine Ayer, nee Josephine Mellen Southwick, was an art collector...
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1827–1898 Paris Collector Patron