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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 City NY Dealer/Gallery
Pace Wildenstein Gallery
In 1993, a subsidiary of Wildenstein & Co. entered into a...


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


1883-1958. New York City 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 City 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 City 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 City NY Collector
Paley, William S. (William Samuel), 1901-1990
William S. Paley was a collector, philanthropist, and Broadcaster, trustee...


1901-1990 New York City NY Collector Patron
Palmer, Bertha Honore, 1849-1918
Berthe Honorée 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 City 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 City NY Auction House
Parke, Hiram H.
In 1939, Hiram H. Parke and with Otto Bernet co...


1874-1959 New York City 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 City 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 City NY Dealer/Gallery
Patricia Hamilton (Gallery)
Patricia Hamilton Gallery, 20 West 57th Street, New York City...


1977-1985 New York City 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 City 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 City NY Dealer/Gallery
Paul, Josephine Bay
Mrs. Paul, the former Josephine Holt Perfect, was a collector...


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


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


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


New York City 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 City 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 City NY Collector
Pearlman, Rose, 1901-
Collector and wife to Henry Pearlman...


1901-1994 New York City 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 City NY Dealer/Gallery
Perls, Dolly
Known as Dolly, Amelia Perls (nee Bumenthal) was a collector...


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


1886-1977 New York City 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 City 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 City 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, née 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 City 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 City NY Dealer/Gallery
Pinchot, James W., 1831-1908
James Wallace Pinchot was a collector, a founder of Yale...


1831-1908 New York City 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 City 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 City 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 City 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 City NY Dealer/Gallery
Poindexter, Elinor
Art collector and dealer, NY, NY.

"Before she became a...



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

He collected...



1900-1975 New York City 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 City NY Collector
Poses, Lillian
New Deal Lawyer, collector and philanthropist...


1908-1994 New York City 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 City 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 City NY Collector