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


1874–1892 New York 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 NY Collector
Hall, Evelyn A. Jaffe
Evelyn Annenberg Jaffe Hall was a philanthropist, art collector and...


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

Nathan Halper and John Murray Cuddihy...



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


1900–1970 New York 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 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 NY Collector
Halsted, Richard H
Richard Haines Halstead was a business man (New-York Stock...


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


1886–1967 New York NY Collector Dealer/Gallery
Hammer Galleries
Founded by industrialist and philanthropist, Armand Hammer and his brother...


1928– New York 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 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 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 NY Collector
Harkness, Mary Emma Stillman, 1874-1950
Art collector and philanthropist, Mary Emma Stillman Harkness was the...


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

Harper's collection consisted...



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


1903–1970 New York 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 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 NY Dealer/Gallery
Hartford, Huntington, 1911-2008
Collector, financier, patron of the arts, film producer, and writer...


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 NY Collector
Havemeyer, Louisine Waldron Elder
Louisine Elder Havemeyer (1855-1929) was daughter of a wealthy merchant...


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


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


1808–1888 New York 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 NY Collector Artist
Hawk, Samuel
Samuel Hawk was an art collector and hotel businessman.

According...



1820–1882 New York 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
Following in the footsteps of his father Aaron Healy (1814-1896...


1850–1921 Brooklyn 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 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 NY Collector Patron
Heckscher, August, 1913-1997
Heckscher was the grandson of August Heckscher, 1848-1941, a collector...


1913–1997 New York 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.
Heinemann was an international art dealer and collector and an...


1902–1975 New York NY Dealer/Gallery Collector
Held, Ingrid, 1905-
Ingrid Held, nee Ingrid-MΓ€rta 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 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 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 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 NY Collector Dealer/Gallery
Helman, Joseph A.
Joseph A. Helman is a New York art dealer and...


1937– New York 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 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 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 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. Loius 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 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 NY Collector
Hillman, Kay
Kay Merrill Hillman was an art collector and private dealer...


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

Hilton...



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


1952– New York 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 NY Collector Museum
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 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 NY Collector
Hoagland, Joseph C
Joseph Christoffel Hoagland was an art collector, businessman, president and...


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


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


1824–1892 New York 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 RaisonnΓ©...


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


1940– New York 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 NY Auction House
Hone, Philip, 1780-1851
Collector, diarist, politician, and partnered with his brother in a...


1780–1851 New York 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 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 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 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 NY Auction House
Humphreys, Alexander Crombie, 1851-1927
Alexander Crombie Humphreys was an art collector, patron, engineer, educator...


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


1970–1977 New York 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
American sculptor, specializing in equestrian figures and animals, and collector...


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 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 NY Collector
Huntington, Henry Edwards, 1850-1927
Henry Edwards Huntington (1850-1927), founder of the Huntington Library, was...


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


1832–1893 Cleveland OH Collector Patron
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 NY Collector
Hutton, Ingrid
Art dealer, Leonard Hutton Galleries; New York, N.Y. Leonard Hutton...


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


1902–1990 New York 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 NY Collector
Hyde, Louis Fiske, 1866-1934
Charlotte Pruyn Hyde (1867-1963) was an art connoisseur born into...


1866–1934 Glens Falls NY Collector