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P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Paul Colnaghi was an art dealer and collector, who began...


1767– London Dealer/Gallery
Pace Gallery
Pace is a contemporary art gallery founded in 1960 by...


1960– New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Pace Wildenstein Gallery
In 1993, a subsidiary of Wildenstein & Co. entered into a...


1993–2010 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Pach, Walter, 1883-1958
Artist, critic, historian, writer, art consultant, curator; New York, N.Y...


1883–1958. New York NY Consultant Artist Scholar/Critic/Expert
Paddock, Josephine, b. 1885
Collector, painter, watercolorist; New York, N.Y.

Paddock was a member...



1885–1964 New York NY Collector Artist
Paepcke, Elizabeth H.
Elizabeth Hilken Nitze Paepcke was an art collector, socialite and...


1902–1994 Chicago IL Collector
Paff, Michael
Michael Paff was a merchant of the curio shop John...


d.1839 New York NY Dealer/Gallery Collector
Paillet, A. J. (Alexandre Joseph)
Alexandre Joseph Paillet was a major auctioneer at end 18th...


1743–1814 Paris Dealer/Gallery Auction House
Paley, Babe Mortimer
Barbara "Babe" Cushing Mortimer Paley was a New York fashion...


1915–1978 New York NY Collector
Paley, William S. (William Samuel), 1901-1990
William S. Paley was a collector, philanthropist, and Broadcaster, trustee...


1901–1990 New York NY Collector Patron
Palmer, Bertha Honore, 1849-1918
Berthe HonorΓ©e Palmer was a collector, businesswoman, philanthropist, socialite and...


1849–1918 Chicago IL Collector
Pam Adler Gallery
Art gallery; New York, N.Y...


1979–1985 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Pantzer, Kurt F. (Kurt Friedrich), 1892-1979
Pantzer was an Indianapolis art collector, lawyer and civic leader...


1892–1979 Indianapolis IN Collector
Parke-Bernet Galleries
Co-founded by Otto Bernet and Hiram H Parke in...


1937–1964 New York NY Auction House
Parke, Hiram H.
In 1939, Hiram H. Parke and with Otto Bernet co...


1874–1959 New York NY Auction House Scholar/Critic/Expert
Parkinson, Elizabeth Bliss, 1907-
Patron, collector (New York, N.Y.). She is the niece of...


1907–2001 Hightstown NJ Collector Patron
Parkman, Paul Douglas, 1932-

Parkman with his wife, Elmerina Leonardi Parkman (1932-), collected studio...


1932– Washington DC Collector
Parrish, Anne, 1888-1957
Art collector and writer, Anne Parrish married the industrialist, Charles...


1888–1957 Georgetown CT Collector
Parsons, Betty
Described by ARTnews as the "den mother of Abstract Expressionism...


1900–1982 New York NY Dealer/Gallery Artist Collector
Parsons, Charles, 1824-1905
Art collector and banker.

According to The Art Treasures of...



1824–1905 St. Louis MO Collector
Passedoit Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Art gallery, New York, N.Y. Run by Georgette Passedoit...


1941–1958 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Patricia Hamilton (Gallery)
Patricia Hamilton Gallery, 20 West 57th Street, New York City...


1977–1985 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Paul Cassirer Gallerie
In 1898, cousins Bruno (1872–1941) and Paul (1871–1926...


1896–1933 Berlin Dealer/Gallery
Paul Drey Gallery
New York art gallery...


1920– New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Paul Kantor Gallery
Los Angeles art Gallery began as Fraymart Gallery established at...


1948–1966 Beverly Hills CA Dealer/Gallery
Paul Rosenberg & Co.
Paul Rosenberg (1881-1959), a french dealer, brother and one time...


1878–1987 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Paul, Josephine Bay
Mrs. Paul, the former Josephine Holt Perfect, was a collector...


1900–1962 New York NY Collector
Payson, Charles Shipman
Collector, philanthropist, lawyer, and businessman, sportsman who was married to...


1899–1985 New York NY Collector
Payson, Joan Whitney, 1903-1975
Payson was an art collector, patron, trustee of the Museum...


1903–1975 New York NY Collector Dealer/Gallery
Payson, John Whitney
John Whitney Payson is an art dealer, collector, son of...


New York NY Collector Dealer/Gallery
Peabody, George, 1795-1869
Collector, merchant banker, philanthropist, and founder of the founder of...


1795–1869 London Collector Patron
Peacock, Alexander R. (Alexander Rolland), 1861
Alexander Rolland Peacock was an art collector, businessman (partner of...


1861–1928 New York NY Collector
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827
Artist, museum founder and collector...


1741–1827 Philadelphia PA Artist Collector
Pearlman, Henry, 1895-
Collector of impressionist and post-impressionist art, businessman, and president...


1895–1974 New York NY Collector
Pearlman, Rose, 1901-
Collector and wife to Henry Pearlman...


1901–1994 New York NY Collector
Pearson, Billy, 1920-
Art dealer,gallery owner, jockey, television game show winner started...


1920–2002 Kingston NY Dealer/Gallery Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Penney, Charles Rand
Penney was a lawyer, civic worker, philanthropist, explorer, collector and...


1923–2010 Lockport NY Collector
Perkins, F. Mason
Frederick Mason Perkins was an art historian, collector, and consultant...


1874–1955 Assisi Scholar/Critic/Expert Consultant Collector
Perkins, Thomas Handasyd, 1764-1854
Thomas Handasyd Perkins (1764-1854) was one of Boston's most successful...


1764–1854 Boston MA Collector
Perls Galleries
The Perls Galleries in New York were founded in 1937...


1937–1997 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Perls, Dolly
Known as Dolly, Amelia Perls (nee Bumenthal) was a collector...


1913–2002 New York, NY; Collector Dealer/Gallery
Perls, Hugo
Lawyer by trade, Hugo Perls was an art dealer, collector...


1886–1977 New York NY Collector Dealer/Gallery
Perls, Klaus
Klaus G Perls was an art dealer, collector and owner...


1912–2008 Armonk NY Dealer/Gallery
Perry, DeWolf, 1908-1989
Perry DeWolf was a collector and Clergyman.

DeWolf was a...



1908–1989 Princeton MA Collector
Perry, Lilla S.
Lilla Simmons Perry was a Japanese print connoisseur and collector...


1882–1971 Los Angeles Collector
Peter H. Davidson & Co.
Commercial art gallery, New York, N.Y., established by Peter H...


1971–1991 New York NY
Dealer/Gallery Collector
Peter und Fritz Nathan
Swiss dealers. Fritz Nathan (father, 1895–1972) began the firm...


1895–2001 Zurich Dealer/Gallery
Peterson, Joan, 1933-
Peterson owned the Joan Peterson Gallery (1958-1981...


1933– Boston MA Dealer/Gallery
Pfannebecker, Robert L.
Robert L. Pfannebecker is an art collector and lawyer. His...


1933– Lancaster PA Collector
Phelps de Cisneros, Patricia
A philanthropist, Patty Cisneros is the Chairman of the Fundacion...


1949– New York NY Collector Patron
Phelps, William E., 1897-1967
Phelps was an art collector and patron. He resided in...


1897–1967 Montchanin DE Collector Patron
Philadelphia Art Galleries and Auction Rooms
Fine and Decorative Arts Philadelphia auction house...


Philadelphia PA Auction House
Philipson, Joseph, 1773-1844
Joseph Philipson (1773–1844) was a businessman who dealt in...


1773–1844 St. Louis MO Collector
Phillips, Duncan, 1886-1966
Duncan Philips was an art collector, patron, critic.

Born in...



1886–1996 Washington DC Collector Patron Scholar/Critic/Expert
Phillips, Gifford
Gifford Phillips was a writer, publisher (Frontier Magazine and The...


1918–2013 Santa Fe NM Collector
Phillips, Joann
Joann G. Phillips, nΓ©e Kocher, is an art collector, patron...


ca. 1929– Santa Fe NM Collector
Phillips, John S
John Smith Phillps was a collector and businessman whose business...


1800–1876 Philadelphia PA Collector
Phillips, Marjorie, 1895-1985
Marjorie Phillips was a painter and an art collector. She...


1895–1985 Washington DC Collector Artist
Phipps, Ogden
Collector of French antiques, thoroughbred breeder, and a former chairman...


1908–2002 Spring Hill NY Collector
Phoenix Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
From its origins as the oldest artist co-operative in...


1958– New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Picher, William Stanton, -1981
Art collector; San Francisco, California...


d. 1981 San Francisco CA Collector
Pierre Matisse Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Pierre Matisse opened the gallery which bore his name in...


1931–1989 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Pinchot, James W., 1831-1908
James Wallace Pinchot was a collector, a founder of Yale...


1831–1908 New York NY Collector
Pincus, David. 1926-
David N. Pincus is and art collector and philanthropist who...


1926–2011 Wynnewood PA Collector
Pintard, John, 1759-1844
John Pintard was a collector, soldier, merchant, stockbroker, philanthropist, banker...


1759–1844 New York NY Collector
Pirie, Robert S.
Robert S. Pirie is a lawyer, collector of French porcelain...


Hamilton MA Collector
Pisano, Ronald G.
Ronald G Pisano was a collector, expert on Long Island...


1927–2000 Huntington NY Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert Consultant
Pitcairn, John, 1841-1916
Collector, Scottish immigrant, industrialist and founder of Pittsburgh Plate Glass...


1841–1916 Bryn Athyn PA Collector
Pitcairn, Raymond, 1885-1966
Collector of ancient and medieval art, lawyer, and self-taught...


1885–1966 Bryn Athyn PA Collector
Pitcairn, Theodore, 1893-1973
Reverend Theodore Pitcairn was an heir to the Pittsburgh Plate...


1893–1973 Bryn Athyn PA Collector
Pizitz, Silvia
Silvia Pizitz was an art collector, philanthropist, and a founder...


New York NY Collector
Plass, Margaret, 1886-1990.
Margaret Feurer Plass was an art collector, lecturer, author, anthropologist...


1886–1990 Philadelphia PA Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Platt, Dan Fellows, 1873-1938
Collector, archaeologist, and critic of Italian art, was a former...


1873–1938 Englewood NJ Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Pleiades Gallery
Founded in 1974, Pleiades is an artist run gallery maintained...


1974– New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Pohl, La Vera, 1901-1981
La Vera Pohl, formerly known as La Vera Ann Kempfer...


1901–1981 Milwaukee WI Artist Collector
Poindexter Gallery
Art gallery; New York, N.Y.; Est. 1955. Closed 1978.
The...



1955–1975 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Poindexter, Elinor
Art collector and dealer, NY, NY.

"Before she became a...



1906–1994 New York NY Dealer/Gallery Collector
Poindexter, George, 1900-1975
Wall Street businessman and collector of Modern art.

He collected...



1900–1975 New York NY Collector
Pollock Gallery (Dallas, Tex.)
Art gallery in Dallas, Tex...


1958–1979 Dallas TX Dealer/Gallery
Pope, Ada Brooks, 1844-1920
Ada Brooks Pope was the wife of the American manufacturer...


1844–1920 Farmington CT Collector
Pope, Alfred Atmore, 1844-1913
Alfred Atmore Pope was a collector, businessman, manufacturer (wool and...


1842–1913 Farmington CT Collector
Porter, Arthur Kingsley, 1883-1933
Arthur Kingsley Porter was an art collector, historian and author...


1883–1933 Cambridge MA Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Poses, Jack I
Jack I. Poses was president and founder of Parfums D'Orsay...


1900–1982 New York NY Collector
Poses, Lillian
New Deal Lawyer, collector and philanthropist...


1908–1994 New York NY Collector
Post, C. W. (Charles William), 1854-1914
Collector of Victoriana, cereal magnate, entrepreneur, and advertising innovator...


1854–1914 Santa Barbara CA Collector
Post, Marjorie Merriweather
Art collector, business woman, philanthropist and founder of Hillwood Museum...


1887–1973 Washington DC Collector
Potamkin, Meyer, 1909-2001
Meyer Potamkin was a Philadelphia banker and philanthropist who collected...


1909–2001 Philadelphia PA Collector
Potamkin, Vivian, 1915-2002
Vivian Orleans Potamkin was a philanthropist and collected American Art...


1915–2002 Philadelphia PA Collector
Powers, Daniel W. (Daniel William), 1818-1897
Daniel William Powers was an art collector, patron, and owner...


1818–1897 Rochester NY Collector
Powers, John, 1916-1999
John Powers was a collector, businessman, and former president of...


1916–1999 Carbondale CO Collector
Powers, Kimiko
Kimiko and John Powers (1916-99) began collecting art in 1960...


Carbondale CO Collector
Prentice, Bernon S., d. 1948
Bernon S. Prentice was a financier and art collector who...


1882–1948 Holmdel NJ Collector
Prentis, Edmund Astley, 1883-
An engineer, a principal of the international engineering company Spencer...


1883–1967 New York Collector
Prentiss, Elisabeth Severance Allen, 1865-1944
Elisabeth Severance Allen Prentiss was a philanthropist, collector and Severance...


1865–1944 Cleveland OH Collector
Prentiss, Francis F
Francis Fleury Prentiss was the second husband of Cleveland's benefactress...


1858–1937 Cleveland OH Collector
Price, Joe D.
Joe D. Price is an Oklahoma oilman who, with his...


1929– Los Angeles CA Collector
Price, Joe D., Mrs.
Etsuko Price and her husband Joe D Price collect Japanese...


Corona del Mar CA Collector
Price, Vincent, 1911-1993
Vincent Leonard Price, Jr., was an actor, author, art collector...


1911–1993 Los Angeles CA Collector Patron Dealer/Gallery
Price, Winston Harvey
Authority on Infectious Disease (John Hopkins University) and an Abstract...


1923–1981 Baltimore MD Collector
Pritzker, Thomas J
Asian art collector and businessman, Thomas J. Pritzker, is the...


1950– Chicago IL Collector
Probasco, Henry, 1820-1902
Henry Probasco was a businessman, art collector and philanthropist.

According...



1820–1902 Cincinnati OH Collector
Pulitzer, Emily Rauh
Emily Rauh Pulitzer is an art collector and patron of...


St. Louis MO Collector
Pulitzer, Joseph, 1913-1993
Joseph Pulitzer was a publisher (Pulitzer Publishing Co) and art...


1913–1993 St. Louis MO Collector
Pullman, George Mortimer, 1831-1897
Collector, American industrialist and inventor of the Pullman sleeping car...


1831–1897 Chicago IL Collector
Pullman, Harriett Sanger, 1842-1921
Philanthropist and collector, she continued to add to the G...


1842–1921 Chicago IL Collector
Purves, Austin, 1900-
Art collector; Philadelphia, Pa. Purves collected paintings by Maxfield Parrish...


1900– Philadelphia PA Artist Collector
Putnam, Anne Eisner
Abstract painter, landscape painter, watercolorist, printer, writer and collector of...


1911–1967 New York NY Collector