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B. R. Kornblatt Gallery
Established in 1975 by Barbara Kornblatt in Baltimore, the gallery...


1975–1991 Baltimore MD Dealer/Gallery
B.C. Holland Gallery
Art gallery; Chicago, Ill. Est. in 1959 by Bud C...


1959–1991 Chicago IL Dealer/Gallery
Babbott, Frank Lusk, 1854-1933
Art collector, patron, jute merchant, and philanthropist.

Babbott married Lydia...



1854–1933 New York NY Collector Patron
Babcock Galleries
Art galleries at 19 East 49th St., New York, N.Y.Owned...


1852– New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Bache, Alice K.
Alice Odenheimer Kay Bache, nee Alice Odenheimer, was an collector...


1903–1977 New York NY Collector
Bache, Jules S. (Jules Semon), 1861-1944
Jules Semon Bache was an American banker and art collector...


1861–1944 New York NY Collector
Bachert, Hildegard
Art dealer, Galerie St. Etienne; New York, N.Y...


1939– New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Bader, Alfred, 1924-
Organic chemist, businessman, art collector and philanthropist...


1924– Milwaukee WI Collector Dealer/Gallery
Bader, Franz, 1903-1994
Art gallery and bookshop; Washington, D.C. Bader died in 1994...


1903–1994 Washington DC Dealer/Gallery
Bahr, A. W.
Abel William Bahr was a coal merchant, general importer,Chinese...


1877–1959 Ridgefield CT Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Baker, D. Frederick
Baker and Mr. Pisano began collecting 19th- and early-20th...


Huntington NY Collector
Baker, George F. (George Fisher), 1840-1931
George Fisher Baker, aka the "dean of American banking" and...


1840–1931 New York NY Collector
Baker, Richard Brown
Collector and donor of contemporary art to both the Yale...


1912–2002 New York NY Collector
Baker, Walter C.
Collector, banker and philanthropist, Walter Baker, collected Master Drawings (15th...


1893–1971 New York NY Collector
Bakwin, Harry, 1894-
Harry Bakwin was an art collector and pediatrician. He and...


1894–1973 New York NY Collector
Bakwin, Ruth Morris, 1898-
Chicago meat-packing heiress, Dr. Ruth Morris Bakwin, was an...


1898–1985 New York NY Collector
Balay, Roland, 1902-2004
Art dealer and the grandson of Michael Knoedler...


1902–2004 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Baldwin, Harley
Art collector, dealer and real estate developer. He opened the...


1946–2005 Aspen CO Collector Dealer/Gallery
Ballard, Ellis Ames, 1861-1938
Ballard was a Philadelphia lawyer, of the firm Ballard, Spahr...


1861–1938 Philadelphia PA Collector
Ballard, James Franklin, 1851-1931
St Louis collector primarily known for his 17th century Oriental...


1851–1931 St. Louis MO Collector Patron
Bancroft, John Chandler, 1835-1901
John Chandler Bancroft was a Japanese print collector, artist and...


1835–1901 Boston MA Collector
Bancroft, Samuel, 1840-1915
Samuel Bancroft was a businessman and with his wife, Mary...


1840–1915 Wilmington DE Collector
Bangs & Co.
Bangs & Co. was an auction house that operated from circa...


New York NY Auction House
Barber, Edwin Atlee, 1851-1916
A curator of the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial...


1851–1916 Philadelphia PA Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Barber, Margaret L.
Margaret Lincoln Barber was a collector furniture, paintings, manuscripts, and...


1869–1953 Williamsburg MO Collector
Bard, Joellen
Bard, a painter and art instructor was curator of "Tenth...


New York NY Dealer/Gallery Artist
Bardini, Stefano, 1836-1922
Stefano Bardini was an Italian artist, art dealer, restorer and...


1836–1922 Florence Dealer/Gallery Collector Artist
Bareiss, Molly
Collector Molly Stimson Bareiss together her husband, Walter Bareiss, amassed...


1920–2006 Greenwich CT Collector Patron
Bareiss, Walter
German-American businessman and art collector known for collecting classical...


1919–2007 Greenwich CT Collector Patron
Barlow, Samuel L. M. (Samuel Latham Mitchill), 1826-1889
Samuel Latham Mitchell Barlow was a corporate lawyer (co-founder...


1826–1889 New York NY Collector
Barlow, Samuel L. M. (Samuel Latham Mitchill), 1892-1982
...


1892–1982 New York NY Collector
Barnard, George Grey, 1863-1938
Sculptor, art collector and dealer.

Trained at Chicago Art Institute...



1863–1938 New York NY Collector Dealer/Gallery Artist
Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs), 1872-1951
Businessman, educator, patron and collector of modern and African art...


1872–1951 Philadelphia PA Collector Patron
Barnes, Laura L., 1875-1966
Laura Leggett Barnes was a horticulturist, collector, patron and wife...


1875–1966 Philadelphia PA Collector Patron
Barnet, Sylvan
Sylvan Barnet was an art collector and English literature professor...


1926–2016 Cambridge MA Collector
Barney, Alice Pike, 1857-1931
Alice Pike Barney was an art collector, patron, artist, writer...


1857–1931 Washington DC Collector Artist Patron
Barney, Charles Tracy
Collector, financier and ex-president of the Knickerbocker Trust, Co...


1851–1907 New York NY Collector
Baron, Herman, 1892-1961
Herman Baron was the founder of the ACA Galleries (also...


1892–1961 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Barr, Lockwood, 1883-
Historian, businessman and collector of antique clocks...


1883–1952 New York NY Scholar/Critic/Expert Collector
Bartfield, Jack N.
Jack N. Bartfield, a rare-book dealer and art collector...


1909–1982 New York NY Collector Dealer/Gallery
Bartlett, Clay, 1907-1955
Frederic Clay Bartlett was an art collector, painter, and architect...


1907–1955 Weston CT Artist Collector
Bartlett, Evelyn
Evelyn Fortune Bartlett was an artist, art collector and patron...


1888–1997 Chicago IL Artist Collector Patron
Bartlett, Florence Dibell, 1882-1954
Florence Dibell Bartlett collected decorative arts and textiles in addition...


1882–1954 Chicago IL Collector Patron
Bartlett, Frederic Clay, 1873-1953
American painter and collector, 1873-1953, Bartlett was married three times...


1873–1953 Beverly MA Collector Artist
Bartlett, Helen Birch, 1884-1925
Art collector, musician and poet.

She and her husband, Frederick...



1880–1925 Beverly MA Collector
Basler, Adolphe
Polish-born Parisian art dealer and critic...


1878–1949 Paris Scholar/Critic/Expert Dealer/Gallery
Bass, John
John Bass was an art collector and businessman (President of...


1891– New York NY Collector
Bates, Joseph William
Joseph W. Bates was an art collector, merchant, a member...


1820–1886 Philadelpha PA Collector
Baumfeld, Rudolf L., -1988
Rudolf "Rudi" Lothar Franz Israel Baumfeld was an art collector...


1903–1988 Los Angeles CA Collector
Baxter Art Gallery
Art gallery of the California Institute of Technology; Pasedena, Calif...


1969–1987 Pasedena CA Dealer/Gallery
Bayer, Edwin S.
Edwin Stanton Bayer was an art collector, lawyer, president and...


1870–1929 New York NY Collector
Bayley, Frank William, 1863-1932
Art dealer...


1863–1932 Boston MA Dealer/Gallery
Beard Art Galleries (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Harington Beard owned a gallery in Minneapolis, Minn.

Beard was...



1870–1940 Minneapolis MN Dealer/Gallery
Bechtel, Edwin DeTurck, 1880-1957.
Amateur rosarian and art collector, President and Board Chairman of...


1880–1957 New York NY Collector
Beckstrand, Mildred, 1901-1994
World traveler, community activist, painter, art collector, and organizer of...


1901–1994 Palos Verdes CA Collector Artist
Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887
Reverend Henry Ward Beecher (brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe) was...


1813–1887 Brooklyn NY Collector
Beekman, Fenwick, 1882-1962
A member of the prominent New York Beekman family, Dr...


1882–1962 New York NY Collector
Beekman, Henry Rutgers, 1845-1900
New York Supreme Court Judge and collector of Dutch colonial...


1845–1900 New York NY Collector
Beer-Monti, Federica, 1876-
Art dealer; New York (N.Y.) Born 1876...


1876– New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Belknap, Waldron Phoenix, 1899-1949
Belknap was a collector who collected silver, 18th and 19th...


1899–1949 Boston MA Collector
Bell, James Ford, 1879-1961
James Ford Bell was a businessman and collector of Decorative...


1879–1961 Minneapolis MN Collector
Bellamy, Richard
Art dealer who settled in N.Y. in early 1950s and...


1927–1998 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Belmont, Alva, 1853-1933
Alva Eskrine Smith Vanderbilt Belmont was an art collector, architecture...


1854–1933 Loiret Collector
Belmont, August, 1813-1890
August Belomont was a collector, banker, diplomat, patron of the...


1813–1890 New York NY Collector Patron
Belmont, Oliver H. P. (Oliver Hazard Perry), 1858-1908
Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont was an art collector, son of...


1858–1908 New York NY Collector
Beloe, Charles
Beloe was an British art dealer, agent and exhibitor, and...


1841–1851 London Dealer/Gallery
Bement, William B. (William Barnes), 1817-1897
William Barnes Bement (1817-1897) was an art collector, head of...


1817–1897 Philadelphia PA Collector
Bender, Albert M. (Albert Maurice), 1866-1941
Art collector and patron.

Albert M. Bender was born in...



1866–1941 San Francisco CA Collector
Bender, William H., 1894-
Insurance businessman and American art collector; New York, N.Y.

Among...



1894– New York NY Collector
Benenson, Charles B., 1913-2004
Developer, Philanthropist and art collector (a wing of African Art...


1913–2004 New York NY Collector
Benguiat, Vital
Vital Benguit was an art dealer, expert, and importer of...


1860–1937 New York NY Dealer/Gallery Scholar/Critic/Expert
Benjamin, William Everts, 1859-1940
Publisher and Collector.

Benjamin collected books, historical papers and paintings...



1859–1940 Greenwich CT Collector
Benton, William, 1900-1973
Benton collected American paintings from the first half of the...


1900–1973 Southport CT Collector
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959
Berenson was an art historian, critic, collector, and teacher; Florence...


1865–1959 Settignano, Florence Scholar/Critic/Expert Collector
Berenson, Mary, 1864-1945
Mary Berenson was a collector, art historian and wife of...


1864–1945 Settignano, Florence Collector
Bergen, D. Thomas
Donald Thomas Bergen was a businessman, co-publisher of the...


1930–2009 Kennebunkport ME Collector
Berger, W. M. B. (William Merriam Bart), 1925-
Berger was a fund manager (W.M.B. Berger Charitable Trust and...


1925–1999 Denver CO Collector
Berggruen, Heinz
Art Dealer and Collector.

Jewish art collector who in the...



1914–2007 San Francisco CA Collector Dealer/Gallery
Bergman, Edwin
Edwin "Ed" Bergman was a Chicago businessman and contemporary art...


1917–1986 Chicago IL Collector Patron
Berls, Amanda K.
Amanda K. Berls and Ruth A. Yerion formed a collection...


New York NY Collector
Berman, Muriel, 1924-
Collector, art patron, philanthropist, and optometrist by profession.

On November...



1924–2004 Allentown PA Collector
Berman, Philip, 1915-
Art collector and philanthropist who was chairman and benefactor of...


1915–1997 Allentown PA Collector
Bernet, Otto
Otto Bernet began his auction house career as a stock...


1881–1945 New York NY Auction House Scholar/Critic/Expert
Berwind, Edward J. (Edward Julius), 1848-1936
Edward Julius Berwind was an art collector, industrialist (coal).

Horace...



1848–1936 New York NY Collector
Besthoff, Sydney J.
Walda and Sydney Besthoff are collectors who specialized in modern...


New Orleans LA Collector
Betty Parsons Gallery
Opened in 1946 at 11 E. 57th St., later moving...


1946–1976 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Beugniet, Adrien
French art dealer...


1854–1908 Paris Dealer/Gallery
Bigelow, Francis Hill, 1859-1933
Francis Hill Bigelow was collected fine and decorative arts and...


1859–1933 Cambridge MA Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926
William Sturgis Bigelow was an Asian art collector and instructor...


1850–1926 Boston MA Collector
Bignou Gallery
Γ‰tienne Bignou (1891–1950) first worked for his stepfather, an...


1930–1940; 1962 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Billings, Frederick, 1823-1890
Frederick H. Billings was lawyer, Financier, art collector, and the...


1823–1890 Woodstock VT Collector
Birch & Son
Birch & Son, also known as Thomas Birch & Son or T...


Philadelphia PA Auction House
Birnbaum, Martin, 1878-1970
Martin Birmbaum was an art dealer and manager of the...


1878–1970 New York NY Scholar/Critic/Expert Dealer/Gallery
Bischoff, Ernest A.
Ernest A Bischoff collected lacquers, screens, porcelains and other objects...


New York NY Collector
Bishop, Cortlandt F. (Cortlandt Field), 1870-1935
Cortlandt Field Bishop was an art and book collector, art...


1870–1935 New York NY Collector Dealer/Gallery Patron
Bismarck, Mona von, 1897-1983
Mona von Bismarck was an art collector, socialite and philanthropist...


1897–1983 Paris Collector
Blaffer, Sarah Campbell, 1885-1975
Sarah Blaffer Campbell was a collector, patron, and philanthropist who...


1885–1975 Houston TX Collector Patron
Blair, Chauncey J.
Chauncey J Blair was a Chicago banker, collector, and Vice...


1843–1916 Chicago IL Collector
Blair, Don
In 1949, Blair opened an art gallery in Claremore, Oklahoma...


1905–2000 Claremore OK Dealer/Gallery Collector
Blair, John Insley, 1802-1899
John Insley Blair (1802-1899) was an art collector, capitalist, philanthropist...


1802–1899 Blairstown NJ Collector
Blair, Mary (Mitchell), Mrs
Mrs. Mary A. I. Mitchell Blair, art collector, social leader...


1856–1940 Chicago IL Collector
Blakeslee, Theron J., -1914
Art collector and dealer who owned and operated the Blakeslee...


1853–1914 New York NY Collector Dealer/Gallery
Bland Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Art gallery; New York, N.Y. Specialized in miniatures...


1931–1953 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Blaney, Dwight, 1865-1944
Dwight Blaney was a painter, silver collector, a member of...


1865–1944 Boston MA Collector Artist
Bliss, Cornelius Newton, 1833-1911
Collector, merchant, Secretary of the Interior in President McKinley's administration...


1833–1911 New York NY Collector
Bliss, Lizzie P. (Lizzie Plummer), 1864-1931
Lizzie Plummer Bliss, aka Lillie, was a New York art...


1864–1931 New York NY Collector Patron
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Robert Woods Bliss (1875-1962) and his wife, Mildred Barnes Bliss...


1879–1969 Washington DC Collector Patron
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
Robert Woods Bliss (1875-1962) and his wife, Mildred Barnes Bliss...


1875–1962 Washington DC Collector Patron
Bloch, E Maurice
American art historian, curator, and collector...


1916–1989 Los Angeles CA Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Block, Leigh B., 1905-1987
Collector, steel executive and chairman of Art Institute of Chicago...


1905–1987 Chicago IL Collector
Block, Leigh B., Mrs., 1904-
Mary Lasker Block - collector, business executive, trustee of the Chicago...


1904–1981 Chicago IL Collector
Blodgett, William Tilden
Collector, businessman and varnish manufacturer.

A cofounder, patron, and chairman...



1823–1875 New York NY Collector
Blount, Winton M., 1921-2002
Art collector and patron who in 1988 donated 42 paintings...


1912–2002 Montgomery AL Collector
Blum, Irving, 1930-
Irving Blum (1930- ) is an art dealer and collector from...


1930– New York NY Dealer/Gallery Collector
Blum, Robert Frederick, 1857-1903
Robert Frederick Blum was an artist, art collector and illustrator...


1857–1903 New York NY Collector Artist
Blumenstiel, Alexander
Alexander Blumenstiel was an art collector, music critic and lawyer...


1843–1905 New York NY Collector
Blumenthal, Cecilia Ulman
Cecilia Ulman Blumenthal was born in New York and was...


1863–1927 Paris Collector
Blumenthal, Ferdinand
Collected work by the Barbizon School.

Founded the New York...



1847?–1914 New York NY Collector
Blumenthal, Florence, -1930
Collector, art patron, philanthropist and first wife of George Blumenthal...


d. 1930 New York NY Collector Patron
Blumenthal, George, 1858-1941
Art collector, financier, philanthropist, president of the Metropolitan Museum of...


1858–1941 New York NY Collector
Blumenthal, H. Walter, 1895-1969
H. Walter Blumenthal, a financier and art collector, who died...


1895–1969 New York NY Collector
Blumenthal, Mary Ann Payne Clew
Mary Ann was a collector, philanthropist, widower and the second...


1889–1973 Phoenix AZ Collector
Blumka Gallery
Anthony Blumka is a fourth generation dealer in Medieval and...


1942–1970 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Blumka, Leopold, 1898-1973
Collector and dealer, Leopold fled Austria in 1939 and opened...


1898–1973 New York NY Dealer/Gallery Collector
Blumka, Ruth Zickel, 1920-1994
Dealer and collector who dealt in Medieval and Renaissance art...


1920–1994 New York Ny Dealer/Gallery Collector
Bober, Harry, 1915-1988
Harry Bober was a professor, lecturer, scholarly author, editor, art...


1915–1988 New York NY Collector Dealer/Gallery
Bocour, Leonard, 1910-1993
American art collector, businessman, artist and founder of Bocour Artist...


1910– New York NY Collector Artist
Bode, Wilhelm von, 1845-1929
Wilhelm von Bode was a German art critic, consultant, and...


1845–1929 Berlin Scholar/Critic/Expert Consultant
BΓΆhler and Steinmeyer
Julius Wilhelm BΓΆhler [d. 1966], in partnership with Fritz Steinmeyer...


1920–1934 Lucerne Dealer/Gallery
Bois, J. H. de (Johannes Hendricus), 1878-1946
Beginning in 1878 as a dealer of modern prints, in...


1878–1946 Amsterdam Dealer/Gallery
Boker, Carl F., 1847-1929
Business man who at one point owned Cyclops Steel Co...


1847–1929 New York NY Collector
Bollt, Andriane
Andriane β€œAndrea” Bollt was a classical musician and art collector...


1933–2010 New York NY Collector Patron
Bollt, Robert
Robert Bollt was a stock broker (member of the American...


1927–1984 New York NY Collector Patron
Bonney, M. Thérèse (Mabel Thérèse), 1897-1978
Nee Mabel Bonney was an American photographer, publicist, photo journalist...


1894–1978 Paris Collector
Boone, Mary
Mary Boone is the owner of the Mary Boone Gallery...


1951– New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Borchard, Samuel
Samuel Borchard was an art collector, financier and real estate...


1868–1930 New York NY Collector
Borden, Matthew C. D. (Matthew Chaloner Durfee), 1842-1912
Collector, patron, cotton manufacturer, and printer.

Borden collection included work...



1842–1912 New York NY Collector
Borie, A. E. (Adolph Edward), 1809-1880
An art collector, and merchant, A. E. Borie served as...


1809–1880 Philadelphia PA Collector
Boris Mirski (Gallery: Boston, Mass.)
Boris Mirski (1898–1974) owned and operated the gallery...


1944–1979 Boston MA Dealer/Gallery
Boussod, Valadon & Cie
Boussod, Valadon & Cie was a French gallery with offices in...


1884–1919 Paris Dealer/Gallery
Bowdoin, James, 1752-1811
James Bowdoin III was a collector, merchant, philanthropist and statesman...


1752–1811 Boston MA Collector
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-
Art historian Ruth Bowman collected artist’s self-portraits, built in...


1923– New York NY Collector
Braddon, Bernard
Bernard Braddon was an art dealer who operated Mercury Galleries...


New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Bradford, Dewey C., 1896-
Art dealer; Austin, Tex...


1896– Austin TX Dealer/Gallery
Bradley, Edson
Art collector and liquor millionaire who served as president of...


1852–1935 Washington DC Collector
Bradley, Margaret, 1894-1978
Margaret "Peg" Blankney Sullivan Bradley was a collector of Modern...


1894–1978 Milwaukee WI Collector
Brady, James Buchanan, 1856-1917
James "Diamond Jim" Buchanan Brady was a businessman (railroad), art...


1856–1917 New York NY Collector
Braga, Mary Sayles Booker
Mary Salyes Booker Braga was a philanthropist, horse breeder, conservationist...


1921–2014 The Plains VA Collector
Brame et Lorenceau
Paris art dealers closely associated in their early years with...


1864–1936 Paris Dealer/Gallery
Brandt, Mortimer
A dealer mainly in Old Master paintings and drawings, he...


1905–1993 Baltimore MD Dealer/Gallery
Braun, John F.
John Frederick Braun was a manufacturer, concert singer, art collector...


1867–1939 Merion PA Collector Patron
Braunstein, Ruth, 1923-
Ruth Braunstein opened her first gallery in 1961. Today, she...


1923– San Francisco CA Dealer/Gallery
Braunstein/Quay Gallery
The Braunstein/Quay Gallery had its beginnings as the 32...


1961–1997 San Francisco CA Dealer/Gallery
Bridges, Appleton S.
Appleton S. Bridges was a capitalist, philanthropist, and art collector...


1849–1929 San Diego CA Collector Patron
Brimmer, Martin, 1829-1896
Brimmer was a collector and first president of the Museum...


1829–1896 Boston MA Collector
Brinton, Christian, 1870-1942
Collector, art critic, international curator, and art expert. Cofounder and...


1870–1942 West Chester PA Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Broad, Eli
Eli Broard is an art collector, businessman and financier.

As...



1933– Los Angeles CA Collector Patron
Brock, R. A. (Robert Alonzo), 1839-1914
Robert Alonzo Brock was a historian, antiquarian and collector of...


1839–1914 Richmond VA Collector
Brockman Gallery
Los Angeles gallery opened by borthers Dale and Alonzo Davis...


1967-1989 Los Angeles CA Dealer/Gallery
Brody, Frances Lasker
Frances "Francie" Lasker Brody was a philanthropist art collector and...


1916–2009 Los Angeles CA Collector
Brody, Sidney F.
Sidney "Sid" F. Brody was a Los Angeles real estate...


1916–1983 Los Angeles CA Collector
Broida, Edward R.
Collector, architect, and real estate developer who retired at 40...


1933–2006 Malibu CA Collector
Brooks, Francis A. (Francis Augustus), 1824-1902
Francis Augustus Brooks was an art collector, corporate attorney and...


1824–1902 Boston MA Collector
Brooks, Peter Chardon, 1831-1920
Peter Chardon Brooks, III, was an art patron, collector and...


1831–1920 Boston MA Collector
Brown, Alexander, 1764-1834
Collector, businessman, financier, banker and importer...


1764–1834 Baltimore MD Collector
Brown, Dorothy Collins, 1904-2001
Dorothy Collins Brown (1904-2001) was a Los Angeles philanthropist, art...


1904–2001 Los Angeles CA Collector
Brown, Dorothy, 1899-1973
Dorothy Woodhead Brown, known as Dorrie, was an American painter...


1899–1973 Los Angeles CA Collector Artist
Brown, Jean, 1911-
Jean Brown was born in Brooklyn, New York, 20 December...


1911–1994 Tyringham MA Collector
Brown, John A.
John A Brown was a Rhode Island art collector.

According...



Providence RI Collector
Brown, John Nicholas, 1900-1979
John Nicholas Brown was an art collector, heir to a...


1900–1979 Providence RI Collector
Brownstone, Gilbert
Art collector, gallery owner and curator MusΓ©e d'Art Moderne de...


1938– Palm Beach FL Collector Dealer/Gallery
Bruce, Ailsa Mellon, 1901-1969
Collector and daughter of Andrew Mellon, she acted as her...


1901–1969 Washington DC Collector Patron
Brummer Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Gallery opened 1906, in Paris and 1914, in New York...


1914–1949 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Brummer, Ernest
Collector, archeologist and art gallery owner, Brummer Gallery, in Paris...


1890–1964 New York NY Collector Dealer/Gallery Scholar/Critic/Expert
Brummer, Joseph
Joseph Brummer was a giant in the field of art...


1883–1947 New York NY Dealer/Gallery Collector Artist
Brundage, Avery
Expert and collector of Asian Art.

His collection included jade...



1887–1975 Chicago IL Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Brunnier, Ann, 1885-1970
Collected with her engineer husband Henry J. Brunnier.

Ann Weideman...



1885–1970 San Francisco CA Collector
Brunnier, Henry J., 1882-1971
Collector, engineer and businessman.

Henry John "Bru" Brunnier was born...



1882–1971 San Francisco CA Collector
Brush, Charles Francis, 1849-1929
Art collector, Charles F. Brush, Sr. (1849-1929) was a pioneer...


1849–1929 Cleveland OH Collector
Bryan, Thomas Jefferson, 1800?-1870
Bryan opened his Gallery of Christian Art in New York...


1800–1870 New York NY Collector
Bryant, Walter Copeland, 1867-1919
Walter Copeland Bryant was an art collector from Brockton, MA...


1867–1919 Brockton MA Collector
Buchholz Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Curt Valentin was born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1902. After...


1937–1955 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Buckingham, Clarence, d. 1913
Clarence Buckingham was an art collector, trustee and former director...


1854–1913 Chicago IL Collector
Buckingham, Kate S., d. 1937
Kate Sturges Buckingham was a philanthropist, art collector and patron...


1858–1937 Chicago IL Collector Patron
Bullowa, Arthur M.
Lawyer, art collector and patron of the arts.

Bullowa collected...



1910–1993 New York NY Collector Patron
BΓΌnemann, Hermann, 1895-
German art historian and critic...


1895– Munich Scholar/Critic/Expert
Bunshaft, Gordon, 1909-1990
Art collector and architect.

Gordon Bunshaft, (1902-1990), was a modernist...



1909–1990 New York NY Collector
Burden, Carter
Collector, bibliophile, businessman, politician, publisher, founder of a broadcasting empire...


1941–1996 New York NY Collector
Burden, Shirley Carter
Collector, bibliophile, movie executive,businessman, philanthropist, and photographer.

Shirley Carter...



1908–1989 New York NY Collector Patron Artist
Burke, Mary Griggs
Mary Livingston Griggs Burke was an Asian art collector.

Burke’s...



1916–2012 New York NY Collector
Burke, Stevenson, 1826-1904
Collector, lawyer, judge, rail road executive and patron of the...


1826–1904 Cleveland OH Collector
Burto, William
William Burto was an art collector and English literature professor...


1921–2013 Cambridge MA Collector
Bussell, Conrad T., b. 1891
Conrad Turner Bussell and his wife, nee Pauline Winterstein (m...


1891–1963 White Stone VA Collector
Bussell, Pauline, b. 1901
Pauline Bussell, nee Winterstein, and her husband Conrad Turner Bussell...


1901–1957 White Stone VA Collector
Butler, Edward Burgess, 1853-1928
Edward Burgess Butler was a collector, artist, millionaire owner and...


1853–1928 Pasadena CA Collector Artist Patron
Butler, Theron R
Collector and president of the Sixth-Avenue Railroad Company.

His...



d.1884 New York NY Collector
Buzby, David T
David T. Buzby was an art collector and Baltimore merchant...


Baltimore MD Collector
Byard, John Kenneth, d.1960.
John Kenneth Byard was a lawyer and an antiques collector...


1886–1959 Norwalk CT Dealer/Gallery Collector
Byers, Alexander McBurney
Alexander McBurney Byers was an art collector, millionaire, iron manufacturer...


1827–1900 Allegheny PA Collector
Byers, J. Frederick
J. β€œJeff” Frederick Byers III was an art collector, businessman...


1939–1977 New York NY Collector
Bykert Gallery
The Bykert Gallery was a contemporary a New York City...


1966-1975 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Byne, Arthur, 1883-1935
Architect, author, painter, former curator of the Hispanic Society of...


1883–1935 Madrid Dealer/Gallery Scholar/Critic/Expert Artist
Byne, Mildred Stapley, 1875-1941
Mildred Stapley Byne was a collector, dealer, artist and Spanish...


1875–1941 Madrid Dealer/Gallery Scholar/Critic/Expert Artist
Byron Gallery
The gallery was owned by Charles Byron and primarily showed...


1959–1996 New York NY Dealer/Gallery