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G Place Gallery
Edwin David Porter opened the G Place Gallery in Washington...


1943– Wainscott NY Dealer/Gallery
G. Cramer, Oude Kunst Gallery
Hans Cramer specializes in fine old master paintings. The firm...


1881– The Hague Dealer/Gallery
G.R.D. Studio (New York, N.Y.)
Non-profit art gallery, New York City. Founded by Jean...


1921–1970 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Galeria Escondida (Taos, N.M.)
La Galeria Escondida was an art gallery; Taos, N.M. Operated...


1946–1960 Taos NM Dealer/Gallery
Galerie 1900-2000
Marcel Fleiss a ouvert les portes de la galerie des...


1969– Paris Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Allard et Noel
French art gallery...


1846–1986 Paris Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Bellier
Established c. 1930, the gallery specializes in 19th and 20th...


1930– Paris Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Berggruen
Heinz Berggruen (b. 1914) opened a shop in Paris after...


1952–1982 Paris Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Bernheim Jeune
It all begins in Basançon, the Doubs department of the...


1863– Paris Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Bing & Cie
Founded by Henry Bing, who had been partner with H...


1925–1932 Paris Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Bonnier
Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Stockholm was founded in 1918 by Gosta...


1961– Lausanne Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Cailleux (Paris, France)
Paul Cailleux (1884–1964) established the gallery in 1912.

The...



1912–1989 Paris Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Charpentier
Jean Charpentier (1891–1976) established the gallery in Paris, the...


1924–1960 Paris Auction House Dealer/Gallery
Galerie de l'Effort Moderne
Opened in 1918 by Léonce Rosenberg with an ambitious series...


1918– Paris Dealer/Gallery
Galerie des 4 mouvements
Marcel Fleiss a ouvert les portes de la galerie des...


1972– Paris Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Durand-Ruel
Galerie Durand-Ruel was run be a French family of...


1834–1974 Paris Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Ferdinand Möller
Ferdinand Möller opens the gallery Breslau, Germany, 1917, Berlin in...


1917–1956 Berlin Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Flechtheim
Originally established in Dusseldorf in 1913 by Alfred Flechtheim, the...


1913–1933 Berlin Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Georges Petit
Georges Petit (1856-1920) inherited his father's gallery (founded in 1846...


1846–1933 Paris Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Günther Franke
Franke (1900–1976) worked with I.B. Neumann in Berlin 1918...


1900–1976 Munich Dealer/Gallery
Galerie J.W. Wilson
Art gallery in Paris who sold to American collectors...


Paris Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Larock-Granoff
Katia Granoff opened the gallery which bore her name when...


1926– Paris Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Louis Carré and Cie
La galerie ouverte en 1938 par Louis Carré poursuit toujours...


1938– Paris Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Louise Leiris
Founded in 1920 by Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler (1884–1979), Galerie...


1920– Paris Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Markant
Markant Gallery is located in Langelo municipality Norg (Drenthe). The...


Langelo Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Paul Maenz (Cologne, Germany)
German gallery in Cologne dealing in contemporary art...


1970–1990 Cologne Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Paul Valloton
Gallery in Lausanne...


1900– Lausanne Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Ravel (Austin, Tex.)
Art gallery; Austin, Tex. Founded 1976. Specialty in prints of...


1976–1990 Austin TX Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Rive Gauche (Paris, France)
Paris gallery...


1950–1970 Paris Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Rosart
Contemporary art gallery in Amersfoort...


1981–1986 Amersfoort Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Sanct Lucas
Before emigrating to New York in the 1930s, Mont, then...


1930– New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Spies
Gallery in Paris...


1900–1950 Paris Dealer/Gallery
Galerie St. Etienne
Hildegard Bachert, and his granddaughter, Jane Kallir.

The Galerie St...



1939– New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Galerie Van Diemen & Co.
Directeuren Eduard Plietzsch en Kurt Benedict. Was gevestigd te Berlijn...


1922–1933 Berlin Dealer/Gallery
Gallatin, A. E. (Albert Eugene), 1881-1952
Gallatin formed one of America's earliest modern art collections, and...


1881–1952 New York NY Collector Patron Artist Scholar/Critic/Expert
Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849
Collector and heir to a large banking fortune.
Albert Gallatin...



1761–1849 New York NY Collector
Galleria dell’Ariete
Beatrice Monti della Corte opened the Galleria dell’Ariete at Via...


1955–1993 Milan Dealer/Gallery
Gallery 1015
Gladys Myers was founder and director of the gallery, which...


1958–1967 Wyncotte PA Dealer/Gallery
Gallery 256
Provincetown, Mass...


1953–1955 Provincetown MA Dealer/Gallery
Gallery of Wonderful Things
Terese Tarlton Hershey founded Gallery of Wonderful Things, Fort Worth...


1956– Fort Worth TX Dealer/Gallery
Gallery Wall, Inc
The art gallery Gallery Wall, Inc. founded in 1966 and...


1966– Santa Fe NM Dealer/Gallery
Gambart, Ernest, 1814-1902
Belgian-born English art publisher and dealer in London in...


1814–1902 London Dealer/Gallery
Gandy, Sheppard
The Gandy Collection sold in conjunction with Mr. G Talbot...


New York NY Collector
Ganem, Nercys
Nercy Ganem is the Vice-Director of Cernuda Arte.

Together...



Miami FL Collector Dealer/Gallery
Ganz, Paul, 1872-
Paul Leonhard Ganz was an art collector, scholar, adviser, and...


1872–1954 Oberhofen am Thunersee Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert Consultant Dealer/Gallery
Ganz, Sally
Art collector and benefactor of educational and cultural organizations. In...


1912–1997 New York NY Collector
Ganz, Victor
Collector 20th-century art, vice president of the Whitney Museum...


1913–1987 New York NY Collector
Garber, Benjamin
Benjamin Garber a collector, dancer, interior decorator, and art consultant...


New York NY Collector Consultant
Garbisch, Bernice Chrysler
Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch spent the nearly five...


1906–1979 New York NY Collector
Garbisch, Edgar William
Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch spent the nearly five...


1899–1979 New York NY Collector
Garbo, Greta, 1905-1990
Greta Louisa Gustafsson; born 18 September 1905, Sweden; died, 15...


1905–1990 New York NY Collector
Gardner, Elizabeth Jane, 1837-1922
Elizabeth Jane Gardner Bouguereau was an artist and art consultant...


1837–1922 Saint Cloud Artist Dealer/Gallery
Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924
Art patron, collector, and museum founder.

Immediately after graduation from...



1840–1924 Boston MA Collector Museum Patron
Garrett, Alice Warder
Mrs. John Work Garrett was a collector and patron of...


1877–1952 Baltimore MD Collector Patron Dealer/Gallery
Garrett, John W. (John Work), 1820-1884
John Work Garrett was a collector and president of the...


1820–1884 Baltimore MD Collector
Garrett, John Work, 1872-1942
John Work Garrett was an American banker, diplomat, collector and...


1872–1942 Baltimore MD Collector
Garrett, Robert, 1847-1896
Collector, banker and president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad...


1847–1896 Baltimore MD Collector
Garrett, Thomas Harrison, 1848-1888
A collector of books, coins, prints and Oriental rugs until...


1848–1888 Baltimore MD Collector
Garvan, Francis P. (Francis Patrick), 1875-1937
Francis Patrick Garvan was a collector of fine, decorative arts...


1875–1937 New York NY Collector
Gates, John Warne, 1855-1911
Collector, financier and promoter, known as Bet-a-Million Gates...


1855–1911 New York NY Collector
Gay, Walter, 1856-1937
Walter Gay (1856-1937) was an art collector and artist. Gay...


1856–1937 Paris Collector Artist
Gecht, Martin L.
Dr. Martin L Gecht was a businessman, physician, hotel owner...


1920–2005 Chicago IL Collector
Gee, Helen, 1924-
Helen Gee was an art dealer who specialized in photography...


1919–2004 New York NY Dealer/Gallery Collector
Geist, Sidney
Sculptor, critic and expert...


1914–2005 New York NY Scholar/Critic/Expert Artist
Gelder, Jan Gerrit Van
Dutch art historian and professor of art history at the...


1903–1980 Utrecht Scholar/Critic/Expert
Gellatly, John, 1853-1931
John Gellatly was a businessman and art collector.

The Gellatly...



1853–1931 New York NY Collector
Gelman, Jacques
Jacques Gelman was an art collector, European and Mexincan film...


1912–1986 New York NY Collector
Gelman, Natasha
Art collector and wife of European and Mexincan film producer...


1912–1998 New York NY Collector
Genius, Elizabeth Morse
Elizabeth Owens Morse Genius (1872-1928) was the daughter and heir...


1872–1928 Chicago IL Collector Artist
George Wittenborn, Inc.
George Wittenborn was born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1905 into...


1905– New York NY Other
Gerber, Anne
Anne Gerber, nee Anne Convisar, was a Seattle art collector...


1910–2005 Seattle WA Collector
Gerber, Sidney, -1965
Sidney Gerber was a Seattle businessman, civil rights champion and...


d. 1965 Seattle WA Collector
Gertrude Kasle Gallery (Detroit, Mich.)
Art gallery; Detroit, Michigan. Established in 1960 and closed in...


1960–1976 Detroit MI Dealer/Gallery
Getty, J. Paul (Jean Paul), 1892-1976
Jean Paul Getty was a collector and patron who inherited...


1892–1976 Malibu CA Collector
Gibbs, Major Theodore Kane
Major Theodore Kane Gibbs was a collector, patron and son...


1840–1909 New York NY Collector Patron
Gibson, Henry C., 1830-1891
Henry C. Gibson was an art collector, banker, real estate...


1830–1891 Philadelphia PA Collector
Gilcrease, Thomas, 1890-1962
Thomas Gilcrease was an art collector (primarily of Native American...


1890–1962 Tulsa OK Collector Patron
Gill, James Dwyer, 1849-1937
James Dwyer Gill was an art dealer, collector, stationer, bookseller...


1846-1937 Springfield MA Dealer/Gallery Collector
Gillingham, Harrold E. 1864-1954.
Harrold Edgar Gillingham was a Philadelphia insurance broker and an...


1864–1954 Philadelphia PA Collector
Gillingham, Mrs. J.
Mrs. J Gillingham is mentioned was an art collector who...


Philadelphia PA Collector
Gilmor, Robert, 1774-1848
Robert Gilmor, Jr. was a merchant, ship owner, East-Indian...


1774–1848 Baltimore MD Collector
Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860
Collector, lawyer, statesman, served as Attorney General of the United...


1801–1860 Philadelphia PA Collector Patron
Gimpel & Wildenstein
Gimpel & Wildenstein was an art gallery established in 1903 by...


1903–1933 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Gimpel, René
Paris art dealer who with Nathan Wildenstein and his brother...


1881–1945 New York NY Dealer/Gallery Collector
Ginsburg & Levy, Inc. (New York, N.Y.)
Ginsburg & Levy, Inc., was a noted antiques shop in New...


1901–1976 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Girard, Alexander
Architect and Designer, Alexander Hayden Girard, and his wife, Susan...


1907–1993 Santa Fe NM Collector Artist
Girard, Firmin, 1838-1921
Marie-François-Firmin Girard, aka Firmin-Girard, was an art...


1838–1921 Paris Collector Artist Scholar/Critic/Expert
Girard, Susan Needham, 1910-1996
Susan Needham Girard and her Architect and Designer husband, Alexander...


1910–1996 Santa Fe NM Collector
Glackens, Ira, 1907-1990
Collector and a writer who was the son of the...


1907–1990 Philadelphia PA Dealer/Gallery Artist
Glackens, William J., 1870-1938
William Glackens was an art agent, painter and illustrator; Philadelphia...


1870–1938 New York NY Artist Dealer/Gallery
Glassell, Alfred C. (Alfred Curry), 1913-2008
Alfred Curry Glassell Jr. was an art collector, philanthropist and...


1913–2008 Houston TX Collector
Glimcher, Arnold B.
Arnold "Arne" Glimcher is also known as Arne is an...


1938– New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Glimcher, Eva
Art dealer and cofounder of the Pace Gallery.

In 1960...



1899–1982 Columbus OH Dealer/Gallery Collector
Goetz, Edith
Edith Mayer Goetz was an art collector, wife of 20th...


1906–1988 Los Angeles CA Collector
Goetz, William, 1903-1969
Art collector, horseman, motion-picture executive and founder of 20th...


1903–1969 Los Angeles CA Collector
Goldberg, Maurice E.
Lawyer, art collector, composer; Boston, Mass. Goldberg took over Doll...


ca. 1934–1963 Boston MA Collector Dealer/Gallery
Goldsmith, Morton Ralph, 1882-1971
Collector and patron.
Goldsmith's collection included work by Ryder, Rothko...



1882–1971 Scarsdale NY Collector
Goldstein, Ben, 1909-1995
Collector, labor advocate and garment manufacturer.

In addition to organizing...



1909–1995 New York NY Collector
Goodman, Walter
Collected art with William Stanton Picher...


San Francisco CA Collector
Goodwin, Philip Lippincott, 1885-1958
Collector, architect, partner in the firm Goodwin, Bullard, and Woolsey...


1885–1958 New York NY Collector
Goodyear, A. Conger (Anson Conger), 1877-1964
Collector and industrialist.

He was president of the Great Southern...



1877–1964 New York NY Collector
Gookin, Frederick William
Frederick William Gookin was an art collector, banker (Northwestern National...


1853–1936 Chicago IL Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert Consultant
Gould, Florence, 1895-1983
Florence J. Gould, nee Florence Juliette Antoinette Lacaze, was an...


1895–1983 Cannes Collector
Gould, Frank Jay
Frank Jay Gould was a financier, philanthropist and art collector...


1887–1956 New York NY Collector
Gould, George Jay, 1864-1923
George Jay Gould was a collector, yachtsman, sportsman, railroad man...


1864–1923 New York NY Collector
Gould, Jay, 1836-1892
Jay (nee Jason) Gould was a railroad magnate and art...


1836–1892 New York NY Collector
Goupil & Cie
A French gallery with offices in Paris, New York, London...


1827–1884 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Grabhorn-Engel, Irma
Irma Grabhorn-Engel was the third wife of Edwin E...


1906–2003 San Francisco CA Collector Artist Patron Scholar/Critic/Expert
Grabhorn, Edwin E.
Edwin E Grabhorn was an art and antiquarian book collector...


1889–1968 San Francisco CA Collector
Grabhorn, Marjorie
Marjorie "Mudge" Robertson Grabhorn was the second wife of Japanese...


d. 1963 San Francisco CA Collector Artist
Grace Borgenicht Brandt Gallery
Art gallery; New York, N.Y.

Operated by Grace Borgenicht Brandt...



1951–1995 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Gracie Mansion Gallery
Art gallery; East Village, N.Y. Established 1982. Closed 1991. Operated...


1982–1991 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Graff, Charles
Charles Graff was a Philadelphia art collector, merchant, member of...


1779–1846 Philadelphia PA Collector Patron
Graham Gallery
The Graham Gallery in New Yor was owned by Robert...


1857– New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Graham Gallery, TX
William Andrew Graham established the Graham Gallery in Houston, Texas...


1981– Graham Gallery TX Dealer/Gallery
Graham, Donald S.
Graham is an art collector, lawyer, and friend of the...


1909–2003 Denver CO Collector
Graham, John, 1887-1961
Collector and painter.

Born Ivan Gratsianovitch Dombrovski in Kiev, Russia...



1887–1961 New York NY Collector Artist Consultant
Graham, Malcolm, 1832-1899
Malcom Graham was an art collector, lawyer, philanthropist and member...


1832–1899 New York NY Collector
Graham, Robert Claverhouse, 1913-1994
Robert Claverhouse was an art collector and dealer who operated...


1913–1994 New York NY Collector Dealer/Gallery
Graham, William Andrew, 1939-1992
William A. "Bill" Graham (1939-1992) was the owner of the...


1939–1992 Houston TX Dealer/Gallery
Grand Central Art Galleries
Gallery in Grand Central Station that sold painting and sculpture...


1923–1966 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Graves, Robert
Robert Graves was a Brooklyn wallpaper manufacturer (Robert Graves & Company...


1820–1886 Brooklyn NY Collector
Gray, Francis Calley, 1790-1856
Hon. Francis Calley Gray was a collector and curator of...


1790–1856 Boston MA Collector
Green Gallery (New York, N.Y. : 1960-1965)
Art gallery (1960-1965) in New York City founded by Richard...


1960–1965 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Greenbaum, Jack M
Jack Greenbaum was an art collector and dentist.

He was...



New York NY Collector
Greenbaum, Theodora S.
Greenbaum is an art collector and art consultant; New Jersey...


New York NY Collector Dealer/Gallery
Greenberg, Clement, 1909-1994
Clement Greenberg was an art collector, critic and author.

Greenberg...



1909–1994 New York NY Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Grey, Abby Weed
Abby Weed Grey was an art collector, patron and curator...


1902–1983 Saint Paul MN Collector Patron
Griggs, Maitland Fuller
Maitland Fuller Griggs was a lawyer, art collector and Yale...


1872–1944 New York NY Collector
Grigsby, Emilie
Emilie Busbey Grigsby, aka Emily Grigsby, was the ward/mistress...


ca. 1880–1964 New York NY Collector
Gross McCleaf Gallery
Estelle Shane Gross, 1929-1992, was the owner and director of...


1969– Philadelphia PA Dealer/Gallery
Gruskin, Mary J.
She owned Midtown Galleries with her husband Gruskin, Alan D...


d. 2002 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Guggenheim, Peggy, 1898-1979
Marguerite "Peggy" Guggenheim was an art collector, patron, dealer, gallery...


1898–1979 New York NY Collector Dealer/Gallery Patron
Guggenheim, Solomon R. (Solomon Robert), 1861-1949
Collector, mining magnate (Guggenheim Brothers), sportsman, and museum founder.

Guggenheim...



1861–1949 New York NY Collector Patron
Gumbiner, Robert
Robert Gumbiner was a collector of Latin American art, philanthropist...


1923– Long Beach CA Collector Patron
Gund, Agnes
Agnes Gund is a collector, patron and philanthropist. Ms. Gund...


1938– New York NY Collector Patron
Gund, George, 1888-1966
Collector, banking and real estate entrepreneur who became president of...


1888–1966 Cleveland OH Collector
Gutman, Juanita Greif, 1881-1963
Juanita “Nita” Greif was born July 16th, 1881. She married...


1881–1963 Baltimore MD Collector
Gutman, Nelson, 1879-1955
Nelson Gutman was born June 21st, 1879. He served as...


1879–1955 Baltimore MD Collector