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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
The gallery of the art dealers Gustav Cramer (1881-1961) and...


1881-2007 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 City 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...


1863-2018 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 LĂ©once 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 GĂĽnther 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 City 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 City 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 City 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 City NY Collector
Galleria dell’Ariete
Beatrice Monti della Corte opened the Galleria dell’Ariete at Via...


1955-1993 Milan Dealer/Gallery
Galleries of James St. L. O’Toole
James St. Lawrence O’Toole (1885–1988) established the art gallery...


1939-1952 New York City NY 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 City 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 City NY Collector
Ganz, Victor
Collector 20th-century art, vice president of the Whitney Museum...


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


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


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


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


1905-1990 New York City 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 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 City NY Collector
Gates, John Warne, 1855-1911
Collector, financier and promoter, known as Bet-a-Million Gates...


1855-1911 New York City 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 City NY Dealer/Gallery Collector
Geist, Sidney
Sculptor, critic and expert...


1914-2005 New York City 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, art collector and patron.

The...



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


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


1912-1998 New York City 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 City NY Scholar/Critic/Expert
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 City 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 as an art collector in...


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 City NY Dealer/Gallery
Gimpel, René
Paris art dealer who with Nathan Wildenstein and his brother...


1881-1945 New York City 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 City 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 City 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 City 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 City 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 City NY Collector
Goodyear, A. Conger (Anson Conger), 1877-1964
Collector and industrialist.

He was president of the Great Southern...



1877-1964 New York City 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 City NY Collector
Gould, George Jay, 1864-1923
George Jay Gould was a collector, yachtsman, sportsman, railroad man...


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


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


1827-1884 New York City 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 City NY Dealer/Gallery
Gracie Mansion Gallery
Art gallery; East Village, N.Y. Established 1982. Closed 1991. Operated...


1982-1991 New York City 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 City 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 City NY Collector Artist Consultant
Graham, Malcolm, 1832-1899
Malcom Graham was an art collector, lawyer, philanthropist and member...


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


1913-1994 New York City 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
An art gallery in Grand Central Station that sold painting...


1923-1994 New York City NY Dealer/Gallery
Graves, Robert
Robert Graves was a Brooklyn wallpaper manufacturer (Robert Graves & Company...


1820-1886 New York City 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 City NY Dealer/Gallery
Greenbaum, Jack M
Jack Greenbaum was an art collector and dentist.

He was...



New York City NY Collector
Greenbaum, Theodora Simon
Theodora "Teddy" Simon Greenbaum was an art dealer, consultant (Art...


1927-2016 New York City NY Collector Dealer/Gallery
Greenberg, Clement, 1909-1994
Clement Greenberg was an art collector, critic and author.

Greenberg...



1909-1994 New York City NY Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Greey, Edward, 1835-1888
Edward Greey was an author, scholar, and an art dealer...


1835-1888 New York City NY Dealer/Gallery 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 City NY Collector
Grigsby, Emilie
Emilie Busbey Grigsby, aka Emily Grigsby, was the ward/mistress...


ca. 1880-1964 New York City 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 City NY Dealer/Gallery
Guggenheim, Peggy, 1898-1979
Marguerite "Peggy" Guggenheim was an art collector, patron, dealer, gallery...


1898-1979 New York City 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 City 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 City 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