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H. Wunderlich & Co.
Print gallery; New York, N.Y. Founded in 1874 by Hermann...


1874-1892 New York City NY Dealer/Gallery
Haass, Julius Heinrich, 1869-1931
Lillian Martha Henkel Haass was an art collector and patron...


1856-1931 Detroit MI Collector Patron
Haass, Lillian Henkel, 1879-1960
Lillian Martha Henkel Haass was an art collector and patron...


1879-1960 Detroit MI Collector Patron
Haft, Morris W.
Morris William Haft worked in the NYC Garment industry and...


1886-1968 New York City NY Collector
Hall, Evelyn A. Jaffe
Evelyn Annenberg Jaffe Hall was a philanthropist, art collector and...


1911-2005 New York City NY Collector Patron
Halper, Nathan
Dealer, and Joyce authority.

Nathan Halper and John Murray Cuddihy...



1908-1983 New York City NY Dealer/Gallery
Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970
Halpert was director of the Downtown Gallery, New York, N.Y...


1900-1970 New York City NY Dealer/Gallery Collector
Halsey, Frederic R. (Frederic Robert), 1847-1918
Collector, lawyer and member of the Grolier Club.

Halsey collected...



1847-1918 New York City NY Collector
Halsey, R. T. Haines (Richard Townley Haines), 1865-1942
Richard Townley Haines Halsey was a collector of American decorative...


1865-1942 New York City NY Collector
Halsted, Richard H
Richard Haines Halstead was a business man (New-York Stock...


1854-1925 New York City NY Collector Patron
Hamilton, Carl W.
Carl W. Hamilton was an industrialist (Philippine Refining Corp.) and...


1886-1967 New York City NY Collector Dealer/Gallery
Hamilton, Frederic C.
Frederic C. Hamilton was an art collector, philanthropist, and oilman...


1927-2016 Denver CO Collector
Hammer Galleries
Founded by industrialist and philanthropist, Armand Hammer and his brother...


1928- New York City NY Dealer/Gallery
Hammer, Armand, 1898-1990
Collector, industrialist and philanthropist. Hammer made his first million dollars...


1898-1990 Los Angeles CA Collector Dealer/Gallery Patron
Hammer, Frances, 1902-1989
Painter, philanthropist and wife of industrialist Armand Hammer.

Born Frances...



1902-1989 Los Angeles CA Collector Artist
Hammond, Emily V. (Emily Vanderbilt Sloane), 1874-1970
Art collector Emily Vanderbilt Sloane Hammond was the daughter of...


1874-1970 New York City NY Collector
Hammond, John Hays, 1888-1965
John Hays Hammond, Jr. was a businessman, patron of the...


1888-1965 Glouchester MA Collector
Hammond, John Henry, 1871-1949
John Henry Hammond was a lawyer and banker who was...


1871-1949 New York City NY Collector
Hammond, Natalie Hays, 1905-
Hammond was the daughter of millionaire, adventurer and philanthropist John...


1905-1985 North Salem NY Collector Artist Patron
Hann, George R.
George R Hann collected Russian icons and objects of ecclesiastical...


1890-1979 Sewickley PA Collector
Hanna, L. C. (Leonard Colton), Jr., 1889-1957
An art collector, trustee and principal benefactor of the Cleveland...


1889-1957 Mentor OH Collector Patron
Hanna, Mary
Daughter of the Cincinnati industrialist and philanthropist, Henry Hanna (1812...


1860-1956 Cincinnati OH Collector
Harding, Chester, 1792-1866
Chester Harding was an American artist and dealer who owned...


1792-1866 Beacon Hill MA Artist Dealer/Gallery
Harding, George F., 1868-1939.
Harding was a collector of fine art and artifacts, founder...


1868-1939 Chicago IL Collector
Harkness, Edward Stephen, 1874-1940
Art collector, railway financier, philanthropist and archaeologist.

Harkness inherited a...



1874-1940 New York City NY Collector
Harkness, Mary Emma Stillman, 1874-1950
Art collector and philanthropist, Mary Emma Stillman Harkness was the...


1874-1950 New York City NY Collector
Harper, Fletcher, 1806-1877
Art collector, printer and publisher (Harper & Brothers).

Harper's collection consisted...



1806-1877 New York City NY Collector
Harriman, Marie Norton Whitney, 1903-1970
Art collector and dealer; she owned an gallery on fifth...


1903-1970 New York City NY Dealer/Gallery Collector
Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986
Art collector, diplomat, entrepreneur, industrialist, financier, politician, and philanthropist. One...


1891-1986 New York City Ny Collector
Harrison, Alma Strettell, 1856-1939
Art collector, poet and writer...


1856-1939 Boston MA Collector
Harrison, Joseph, 1810-1874
Joseph Harrison was an art collector, served on the board...


1810-1874 Philadelphia PA Collector Patron
Harrison, Sarah, 1817-1906
Sarah Poulterer Harrison, originally of New York, was the wife...


1817-1906 Philadelphia PA Collector
Hart, Harold Rudoff, 1926-1997
Art dealer and vice president of Martha Jackson Gallery, Inc...


1926-1997 New York City NY Dealer/Gallery
Hartford, Huntington, 1911-2008
Huntington Hartford was an art collector, financier, patron of the...


1911-2008 Lyford Cay Collector
Hartigan, Grace
Abstract Expressionist artist and wife of art collector Winston Price...


1922- Baltimore MD Artist Collector
Harumichi, Yatsuhashi, 1886- 1982
Asian art dealer and merchant Yatsuhashi Harumichi (1886- 1982) was...


1886-1982 Boston MA Dealer/Gallery
Harvey, Katherine
Katherine "Kitty" Harvey, the granddaughter of the founder of the...


1892-1962 Montecito CA Collector
Hatch, John Davis
John Davis Hatch was an art historian, collector, and art...


1907-1996 Santa Fe NM Collector Dealer/Gallery Scholar/Critic/Expert
Hatch, Olivia Stokes
Olivia Hatch was the wife of the collector John Davis...


d 1983 Santa Fe NM Collector
Haukohl, Mark Fehrs
Mark Fehrs Haukohl is a businessman (president of The Vero...


1951- Houston TX Collector
Haupt, Enid A. (Enid Annenberg), 1906-2005
Art collector, patron and businesswoman.

She was the sister of...



1906-2005 Greenwich CT Collector
Havemeyer, Henry Osborne, 1847-1907
Henry "Harry" Osborne Havemeyer (1876-1965) was born in New York...


1847-1907 New York City NY Collector
Havemeyer, Louisine Waldron Elder
Louisine Elder Havemeyer (1855-1929) was daughter of a wealthy merchant...


1855-1929 New York City NY Collector
Havemeyer, Theodore A., 1839-1897
Havemeyer was an art collector and business man, associated with...


1839-1897 New York City NY Collector
Havens, Charles G., 1808-1888
Charles G Havens was an attorney, real estate investor and...


1808-1888 New York City NY Collector
Haverty, J. J. (James Joseph), 1858-1939
J. J. Haverty was an art collector, patron, businessman, founder...


1858-1939 Atlanta GA Collector
Haviland, Paul Burty, 1880-1950
Paul Burty Haviland, was an art collector, photographer, businessman, writer...


1880-1950 New York City NY Collector Artist
Hawk, Samuel
Samuel Hawk was an art collector and hotel businessman.

According...



1820-1882 New York City NY Collector
Hay, John, 1838-1905
John Hay was an art collector, statesman, diplomat, historian, author...


1838-1905 Lake Sunapee NH Collector
Head, A. E.
A E Head was an art collector, businessman who made...


San Francisco CA Collector
Healy, A. Augustus (Aaron Augustus), 1850-1921
Aaron Augustus Healy, Jr. was an art collector and leather...


1850-1921 New York City NY Collector
Healy, Aaron, 1814-1896
Aaron Healy was a Brooklyn art collector, patron, and leather...


1814-1896 New York City NY Collector
Heard, Dwight B. (Dwight Bancroft), 1869-1929
Dwight Bancroft Heard was an art collector and newspaperman.

Heard...



1869-1929 Phoenix AZ Collector
Heard, Maie Bartlett, 1868-1951
Maie Pitkin Bartlett Heard was a collector who established the...


1868-1951 Phoenix AZ Collector
Hearn, George A. (George Arnold), 1835-1913
George Arnold Hearn was and art collector and New York...


1835-1913 New York City NY Collector
Hearst, George, 1820-1891
George Hearst, born 1820 in Franklin County, Missouri, had little...


1820-1891 San Francisco CA Collector
Hearst, Phoebe Apperson, 1842-1919
Collector and wife to George Hearst, 1820-1891...


1842-1919 San Francisco CA Collector
Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951
American journalist, publisher, and politician.
Ca. 1930 Hearst Publications faced...



1863-1951 Beverly Hills CA Collector
Hecker, Frank J. (Frank Joseph), 1846-1927
Collector, industrialist and civic leader.

With Charles Freer Lang, Hecker...



1846-1927 Detroit MI Collector Artist
Heckscher, A.
August Heckscher was a collector, industrialist, real estate developer, and...


1848-1941 New York City NY Collector Patron
Heckscher, August, 1913-1997
Heckscher was the grandson of August Heckscher, 1848-1941, a collector...


1913-1997 New York City NY Consultant Patron Collector
Heilbronner, Raoul
German-born antique dealer, of Paris, France, who specialized in...


1887-1914 Paris Dealer/Gallery
Heim Gallery
Heim Gallery London began in June 1966 with François Heim...


1965-1989 London Dealer/Gallery
Heinemann, Rudolf J.
Dr. Rudolf Jakob Heinemann was an art dealer, scholar, collector...


1901-1975 New York City NY Dealer/Gallery Collector
Held, Ingrid, 1905-
Ingrid Held, nee Ingrid-Märta Nordin-Petterssen, was an art...


1905-1986 Bennington VT Collector
Held, Julius S. (Julius Samuel), 1905-2002
Julius Samuel Held was a collector, art historian, art advisor...


1905-2002 Bennington VT Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Helen L. Card (Gallery : New York, N.Y.)
Helen L Card was an art dealer and owner of...


1940-1964 New York City NY Dealer/Gallery
Helen Shlien Gallery (Boston, Mass.)
Art gallery; Boston, Mass. Est. 1978. Located at 348-352 Congress...


1978-1985 Boston MA Dealer/Gallery
Heller, Ben, 1925-
Art collector, real estate developer, textile tycoon,dealer and patron...


1925- New York City NY Dealer/Gallery Collector
Heller, Lawrence J.
Lawrence J Heller was an art collector and Washington, D.C...


d. 1971 Tucson AZ Collector
Hellman, Geoffrey T. (Geoffrey Theodore), 1907-1977
Hellman, a writer, wrote about A. E. Gallatin on several...


1907-1977 New York City NY Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Hellman, George S. (George Sidney), 1878-1958
George Sidney Hellman (1878–1958), American author and editor, was...


1878-1958 New York City NY Collector Dealer/Gallery
Helman, Joseph A.
Joseph A. Helman is a New York art dealer and...


1937- New York City NY Collector Dealer/Gallery
Hendrie, Marion
Art collector and charter member of the Denver Artists Guild...


1876-1968 Denver CO Collector
Henri and Arthur Le Roy
Dealers of Dutch, Flemish and French artists, esp. 16th-18th...


1840-1940 Brussels Dealer/Gallery
Henri Gallery
Art gallery, Washington, D.C. Operated by Henrietta Ehrsam (d. 1996...


1957-1996 Washington DC Dealer/Gallery
Herbert, David, 1920-1995
Gallery owner and employee.

Herbert worked for a number of...



1920-1995 New York City NY Dealer/Gallery
Heritage Gallery
Art gallery in Los Angeles operated by Benjamin Horowitz.

Horowitz...



1962- Los Angeles CA Dealer/Gallery
Herrmann, Ferdinand
Ferdinand Hermann was a collector, banker, and a member of...


1845-1912 Tarrytown NY Collector
Hershey, Terese Tarlton
Hershey founded Gallery of Wonderful Things, Fort Worth, Texas in...


1956- Fort Worth TX Dealer/Gallery
Herter Brothers (New York, N.Y.)
Founded in 1865 by Gustave and Christian Herter, the Herter...


1865-1907 New York City NY Dealer/Gallery
Herwitz, Chester
Art collector, designer and handbag manufacturer from Worcester, MA.

He...



1928-1999 Worcester MA Collector
Hewins, Amasa, 1795-1855.
Collector and American portraitist...


1795-1855 Boston MA Collector Artist
Heye, George G.(George Gustav), 1874-1957
George Gustav Heye was an engineer, investment banker (established banking...


1874-1957 New York City NY Collector Dealer/Gallery Scholar/Critic/Expert
Hibbard, George E., 1924-1991
George Hibbard, an investment broker, began collecting Tibetan art during...


1924-1991 St. Louis MO Collector
Hiestand, Edna
Edna Hiestand was a collector of American primitive and decorative...


1923-1994 Lower Milford Township PA Collector
Hill, Henry D., 1899-
Henry D. Hill was the owner of Berry-Hill Galleries...


1899-1994 New York City NY Dealer/Gallery Scholar/Critic/Expert
Hill, James Jerome, 1838-1916
Collector of gems and art, American railroad builder, and philanthropist...


1838-1916 Saint Paul MN Collector
Hilles, Susan Morse, 1905-2002
Susan (Morse) Hilles was an art collector and philanthropist.

According...



1905-2002 Boston MA Collector Patron
Hillman, Alex
Alex Hillman was an art collector and book publisher.

With...



1900-1968 New York City NY Collector
Hillman, Kay
Kay Merrill Hillman was an art collector and private dealer...


1897-1996 New York City NY Collector Dealer/Gallery
Hilton, Henry, 1824-1899
Henry Hilton as an art collector, lawyer and judge.

Hilton...



1824-1899 New York City NY Collector
Hirschl & Adler Galleries
Hirschl & Adler Galleries was founded in 1952 by Norman S...


1952- New York City NY Dealer/Gallery
Hirschl, Norman
As a teenager Hirschl worked for his uncle, Frederick Frazier...


1915-2002 Williamstown MA Dealer/Gallery
Hirschland, Ellen B.
Ellen B Hirschland collected nineteenth- and twentieth-century art, taught...


1919-1999 Great Neck NY Collector
Hirshhorn, Joseph H.
Joseph H Hirshhorn was an art collector, financier and industrialist...


1899-1981 New York City NY Collector
Hirshhorn, Olga
Olga C. Hirshhorn (1920- ), an art collector, was instrumental in...


1920- Greenwich CT Collector Patron
Hitchcock, Henry Russell, 1903-1987
Collector and American architectural historian.

Hitchcock was a founding member...



1903-1987 New York City NY Collector
Hitchcock, Henry, 1829-1902
Henry Hitchcock was an art collector and lawyer. He married...


1829-1902 St. Louis MO Collector
Hoadley, George
Judge George Hoadley was an art collector, attorney(Hoadly, Lauterbach...


1826-1902 New York City NY Collector
Hoagland, Joseph C
Joseph Christoffel Hoagland was an art collector, businessman, president and...


1841-1899 New York City NY Collector
Hoe, Robert, 1839-1909
Art collector, American businessman, producer of printing press equipment, president...


1839-1909 New York City NY Collector
Hoey, John, 1824 or 1825-1892
John Hoey was a businessman (Hoey’s Express, Adams Express Company...


1824-1892 New York City NY Collector
Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984
Philip Hofer was a collector and former curator and founder...


1898-1984 Cambridge MA Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Hofstede de Groot, C. (Cornelis), 1863-1930
Art historian specializing in Dutch 17th-century. His Catalouge Raisonné...


1863-1930 The Hague Scholar/Critic/Expert Collector
Hogg, Ima
Ima Hogg was an art collector, patron, philanthropist who not...


1882-1975 Houston TX Collector
Holden, Delia Elizabeth
An art collector, Delia Elizabeth Bulkley Holden assisted in the...


1837-1932 Pasadena CA Collector
Holden, Edwin B. (Edwin Babcock), 1861-1906
Collector of Americana...


1861-1906 New York City NY Collector
Holden, Liberty Emery, 1833-1913
Liberty Emery Holden was an art collector, attorney, proprietor of...


1833-1913 Cleveland OH Collector
Holladay, Wilhelmina Cole, 1922-
Wilhelmina "Billie" Cole Holladay was an art collector and patron...


1922-1996 Washington DC Collector Patron
Hollander, Richard, 1911-1991
Sculptor, art collector; Kansas City, Mo...


1911-1991 Kansas City MO Artist Collector
Holman, Louis A. (Louis Arthur), 1866-1939
Illustrator, art editor, collector and print dealer.

Holman was born...



1866-1939 Boston MA Collector Dealer/Gallery
Holman's Print Shop
Holman, Louis A. (Louis Arthur), 1866–1939.
Illustrator, art editor...



1870-1977 Boston MA Dealer/Gallery
Holston, William H., 1880-1963
Holston was an art dealer who acted as the American...


1880-1963 Weehawken NJ Dealer/Gallery Artist
Holzer, Jane
Art collector, actress, model and film producer, Holzer's collection includes...


1940- New York City NY Collector
Homburger, Freddy
Physician, scientist, collector and artist.

Born in Switzerland in 1916...



1916-2001 Cambridge MA Collector Artist
Hone, John, -1832
John Hone and his brother Philip Hone were partners in...


d. 1832 New York City NY Auction_House
Hone, Philip, 1780-1851
Collector, diarist, politician, and partnered with his brother in a...


1780-1851 New York City NY Collector
Hooks-Epstein Galleries
Founded in 1969, Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Inc., is one of...


1969- Houston TX Dealer/Gallery
Hooper, Frances
Frances Hooper was a journalist and advertising executive who collected...


1892-1986 Kenilworth IL Collector
Hopkinson, Joseph, 1770-1842
Joseph Hopkinson was a U.S. Congressman, federal judge, president of...


1770-1842 Philadelphia PA Collector
Hopper, Dennis, 1936-2010
Dennis Hopper was an actor, director, photographer and art collector...


1936-2010 Venice CA Collector Artist
Hopps, Walter
Walter Hopps was a 20th-century art curator and art...


1933-2005 Los Angeles CA Dealer/Gallery
Horowitz, Raymond J.
Collector and lawyer.

Horowitz collected American Impressionists and Realist paintings...



1916- New York City NY Collector
Horst, George D.
George D. Horst was a businessman, art collector, and founding...


1863-1934 Reading PA Collector
Horter, Earl, 1880-1940
Earl Horter was a Philadelphia artist and collector.

Horter's collection...



1881-1940 Philadelphia PA Artist Collector
Horvitz, Jeffrey E.
Jeffrey Horvitz is a private investor (Vice Chairman, Moreland Management...


1950- Beverly Farms MA Collector Dealer/Gallery
Hosack, David, 1769-1835
Early collector of paintings whose collection included work by Trumbull...


1769-1835 New York City NY Collector Patron
Hotchkiss, Thomas H., 1837-1869
Thomas Hiram Hotchkiss was a nineteenth-century American landscapist and...


1834-1869 Sicily Collector Artist
Hotel del Monte Art Gallery (Monterey, Calif.)
California Art Gallery...


1907- Monterey CA Dealer/Gallery
Howald, Ferdinand
Art collector and engineer.

He collected early-20th-century American...



1856-1934 Columbus OH Collector Patron
Howard Wise Gallery
Art gallery; New York City and Cleveland, Ohio. Wise opened...


1960-1971 New York City NY Dealer/Gallery
Howe, Leonard & Co.
Howe, Leonard & Co. was a Boston auction house active in...


1843-1849 Boston MA Auction_House
Hoyt, Charles B. (Charles Bain), 1889-1949
The Boston Museum of Fine arts holds the bulk of...


1889-1949 Camden ME Collector
Huckel, John Frederick
J F Huckel was a New York publisher, art collector...


1864-1936 Kansas City MO Collector
Huckel, Minnie Harvey
Minnie Harvey Huckel was a Native American Art collector and...


1871-1943 Colorado Springs CO Collector
Hudson's
Hudson's was a New York City Auction house which operated...


New York City NY Auction_House
Humphreys, Alexander Crombie, 1851-1927
Alexander Crombie Humphreys was an art collector, patron, engineer, educator...


1851-1927 New York City NY Collector
Hundred Acres (Gallery: New York, N.Y.)
New York Art Gallery...


1970-1977 New York City NY Dealer/Gallery
Hunt, Rachel McMasters Miller, 1882-1963
Collector, bibliophile, botanist, and philanthropist.

Hunt collected botanical prints, drawings...



1882-1963 Pittsburgh PA Collector
Huntington, Anna Hyatt, 1876-1973
Anna Hyatt Huntington was a collector and an American sculptor...


1876-1973 Bethel CT Collector Artist
Huntington, Arabella Duval, 1850 or 51-1924
Philanthropist and art collector Arabella Duval Huntington was the wife...


1850 or 51-1924 New York City NY Collector Patron
Huntington, Archer M. (Archer Milton), 1870-1955
Archer Milton Huntington (1870-1955) was an American philanthropist, art patron...


1870-1955 Bethel CT Collector Patron
Huntington, Collis Potter, 1821-1900
Art collector, patron, philanthropist, and American railroad magnate and capitalist...


1821-1900 New York City NY Collector
Huntington, Henry Edwards, 1850-1927
Henry Edwards Huntington (1850-1927), founder of the Huntington Library, was...


1850-1927 San Marino CA Collector
Huntington, John
Art collector John Huntington was a businessman who made his...


1832-1893 Cleveland OH Collector Patron
Hurd, Richard M. (Richard Melancthon), 1865-1941
Richard Melancthon Hurd was a businessman and art collector.

Hurd’s...



1865-1941 New York City NY Collector
Hurlbut, Hinman B., 1815-1889
Hinman Barrett Hurlbut was an art collector, horticulturalist, capitalist, railroad...


1815-1889 Cleveland OH Collector
Hutchinson, Charles Lawrence, 1854-1924
Charles Lawrence Hutchinson was an art collector, merchant, banker, University...


1854-1924 Chicago IL Collector
Hutchinson, William J
William John Hutchinson who was the son-in-law of...


1884-1959 New York City NY Collector
Hutton, Ingrid
Art dealer, Leonard Hutton Galleries; New York, N.Y. Leonard Hutton...


New York City NY Dealer/Gallery
Hutton, Leonard
Art dealer who specialized in German Expressionist and Russian avant...


1902-1990 New York City NY Dealer/Gallery
Hyde, Charlotte Pruyn, 1867-1963
Charlotte Pruyn Hyde (1867-1963)

established a trust in 1952 that...



1867-1963 Glens Falls NY Collector
Hyde, J. A. Lloyd (John Alden Lloyd)
John Alden Lloyd Hyde was an antiques dealer or an...


d. 1981 Old Lyme CT Dealer/Gallery
Hyde, James H. (James Hazen), 1876-1959
James Hazen Hyde was a businessman, socialite, art collector, philanthropist...


1876-1959 New York City NY Collector
Hyde, Louis Fiske, 1866-1934
Charlotte Pruyn Hyde (1867-1963) was an art connoisseur born into...


1866-1934 Glens Falls NY Collector