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R. Stora and Company
R. Stora and Company, owned and operated by the art...


1931–1963 New York City NY Dealer/Gallery
R.E. Lewis, Inc.
Art dealer (San Rafael, Calif.), founded R.E. Lewis Gallery in...


1952– San Rafael CA Dealer/Gallery
Rabkin, Leo
Artist Leo Rabkin and his wife, nee Dorothea Herz, collected...


1919– New York NY Collector Artist
Rachofsky, Howard
The Howard and Cindy Rachofsky Collection consists of artwork by...


Dallas TX Collector
Radin, Herman T. (Herman Theodore), 1878-
Herman Theodore Radin was a New York print collector...


1878– New York NY Collector
Rains Galleries
The Rains Gallery was established by Samuel G. Rains and...


1922–1937 New York NY Auction House
Rales, Mitchell P.
Mitchell P. Rales, a Washington, D.C., businessman, industrialist, philanthropist, collector...


1956– Potomac MD Collector
Rales, Steven M.
Collector of Impressionism, Modern and Contemporary art...


1952– Washington DC Collector
Randall, John Witt, 1813-1892
John Witt Randall was a print and drawings collector whose...


1813–1892 Roxbury MA Collector
Rashkov, Eli, 1920-1994.
Eli Raskov was a pharmacist and drugstore owner who built...


1920–1994. Seattle WA Collector
Ratner, Milton D.

Physician, businessman, and art collector of 20th-century art, Dr...


1918–1991 Chicago IL Collector
Ratton, Charles
Ratton was a Medieval, African, and “Primitive” art expert, dealer...


Paris Dealer/Gallery Collector
Rauzin, Julius
Art collector; New York, N.Y. Was an acquaintance of Eakins...


1930–1950 New York NY Collector
Ray, James M.
Ray was an art collector and the former director of...


1924– St. Joseph MO Collector
Raymond, Antonin, 1888-1976
Raymond was an architect an along with his wife, Noemi...


1888–1976 New Hope PA Collector
Rebay, Hilla, 1890-1967
Baroness Hilla Rebay von Ehrenwiesen (1890-1967) was an Abstract painter...


1890–1967 New York NY Artist Collector
Rechelbacher, Horst
Horst M. Rechelbacher is the founder of Aveda and Intelligent...


1941– New York NY Collector
Redford, George
George Redford, FRCS, was the art and sales correspondent of...


1816–1895 London Scholar/Critic/Expert
Reed, Henry M.
Collector, businessman, and partner in the accounting in and insurance...


Caldwell NJ Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Reed, Luman, -1836
Luman Reed was a New York merchant, art collector and...


1785–1836 New York NY Collector
Reinhardt Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
New York Art gallery...


1936–1952 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Reis, Bernard J.
Bernard J Reis was an art collector, patron, accountant and...


1895–1978 New York NY Collector Consultant Patron
Reis, Rebecca G., 1896-1988
Rebecca Reis was an art collector, cookbook author and trustee...


1896–1988 New York NY Collector
Reisinger, Hugo
Hugo Reisinger was an exporter/importer and art collector.

The...



1856–1914 New York NY Collector
Renwick, James, 1818-1895
James Renwick was an art collector, architect, married Anna lloyd...


1818–1895 New York NY Collector
Resor, Helen Landsdowne, 1886-1964
Helen Bayleff Lansdowne Resor was an art collector, advertising executive...


1886–1964 New York NY Collector
Resor, Stanley Burnet, 1879-1962
Stanley B Resor was an art collector, philanthropist, a founder...


1879–1962 New York NY Collector
Reves, Emery, 1904-1981
Emery Reves, Hungarian by birth, was a journalist, a publisher...


1904–1981 Roquebrune Collector
Reves, Wendy, 1916-2007
Wendy Reves was a collector, patron of the arts and...


1916–2007 Roquebrune Collector
Rewald, John, 1912-1994
American scholar of 19th- and 20th century French art; critic...


1912–1994 New York NY Scholar/Critic/Expert
Rex Evans Gallery
Gallery opened as a partnership by Rex Evans and Jim...


1960-1972 Los Angeles CA Dealer/Gallery
Reyre, Anthony Francis
Anthony Francis Reyre was an art dealer who operated out...


1882–1955 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Rhoades, John Harsen
John Harsen Rhoades was an art collector, dry goods businessman...


1838–1906 New York NY Collector
Ribelin, Frank
Frank Ribelin was a businessman and art dealer who donated...


Dallas TX Collector Dealer/Gallery
Ricau, James H. (James Henri), 1916-1993
James "Jimmy" Henri Ricau was an artist and a collector...


1916–1993 Piermont NY Collector Artist
Rice, Eleanore Elkins
Eleanore Elkins Widener Rice was an art collector, socialite and...


1862–1937 New York NY Collector
Richard L. Feigen & Company
Richard L Feigen inaugurated his first gallery in Chicago in...


1957– Chicago IL Dealer/Gallery
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985
E P Richardson was an art historian and museum administrator...


1902–1985 Philadelphia PA Scholar/Critic/Expert Collector
Richardson, Sid, 1891-1959
Sid Richardson was a businessman (Texas oilman), cattleman, horse breeder...


1891–1959 Rockport TX Collector
Richman, Fred
Fred Richman is a collector, businessman and New York textile...


1938– New York NY Collector
Richmond, Walter
Richmond's collection of art from both the Barbizon and modern...


d. by 1913 Providence RI Collector
Richter, Gisela Marie Augusta, 1882-1972
Gisela Marie Augusta Richter was a collector and expert of...


1882–1972 Rome Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
Rickey, George
George and Edith Rickey collected constructivist art and Richard Pettibone...


1904–2002 Saint Paul MN Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert Artist
Riddle, Theodate Pope, 1867-1946
Effie Brooks Pope Riddle, known professionally as Theodate Pope, was...


1867–1946 Farmington CT Collector
Riese, Beatrice
African art collector and abstract painter, she studied with Clyfford...


1917–2004 New York NY Collector Artist
Rifkind, Robert Gore
In addition to being collector of German Expressionist art, Rifkind...


Beverly Hills CA Collector
Riggio, Leonard
Leonard "Len" Riggio is an art collector, Trustee and Chairman...


1941– New York NY Collector
Riggs, George Washington, 1813-1881
Riggs was a Washington banker, one of founders of Corcoran...


1813–1881 Green Hill MD Collector
Riggs, Lawrason, General, 1861–1940
Brigadier–General Lawrason Riggs was a financier, real estate investor...


1861–1940 Baltimore MD Collector
Riggs, William Henry, 1837-1924
American expatriate and collector of medieval armor, arms, art. and...


1837–1924. Paris Collector
Ringling, John, 1866-1936
Art collector and cofounder of the Ringling Museum...


1866–1936 Sarasota FL Collector
Ringling, Mable
Art collector and cofounder of the Ringling Museum.

Mable with...



1875–1929 Sarasota FL Collector
Robb, James, 1814-1881
James Robb was an art collector and a railroad/banking...


1814–1881 Cincinnati OH Collector
Robert Fridenberg Inc
Commercial art gallery; New York, N.Y...


1921–1943 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Robert Isaacson Gallery
Art galleries; New York City...


1952–1967 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Robert Schoelkopf Gallery
Art gallery, New York, N.Y. Est. 1962. Specialized in 20th...


1962–1991 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Roberts, Marshall O.
Marshall O Roberts was a New York merchant, art patron...


1813–1880 New York NY Collector Patron
Robertson, R. Austin
Richard Austin Robertson was a businessman (member of the American...


1829-1891 New York NY Collector Dealer/Gallery Auction House
Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973
Robinson was an art collector, author and actor. He was...


1893–1973 Los Angeles CA Collector
Robinson, Theodore, 1852-1896
Theodore Robinson was born in Vermont in 1852. He first...


1852–1896 New York NY Other
Robinson, Virginia Dryden
Art collector who bequeathed her estate to the city of...


1877–1977 Beverly Hills CA Collector
Robles, Esther
Esther Waggoner Robles was an art collector, dealer and owner...


1908–2001 Los Angeles CA Dealer/Gallery Collector
Roché, Henri Pierre, 1879-1959.
Henri Pierre Roché was a French journalist, author, art collector...


1879–1959 Sèvres, Hauts-de-Seine Dealer/Gallery Collector Consultant
Rockefeller, Abby Aldrich
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller was an art collector (Modern and Japanese...


1874–1948 New York NY Collector
Rockefeller, Blanchette Hooker, 1909-1992
Blanchette Rockefeller was a philanthropist, art collector, patron, and served...


1909–1992 Briarcliff Manor NY Collector Patron
Rockefeller, David, 1915-
Financier, businessman, philanthropist and collector of work primarily by French...


1915– New York NY Collector
Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1839-1937
John D Rockefeller was a philanthropist, investor, Chairman of Standard...


1839–1937 Pocantico Hills NY Collector
Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1874-1960
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. was an art collector and businessman...


1874–1960. New York NY Collector
Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1937-
Senator John Davison Rockefeller IV, known as “Jay,” collects, with...


1937– Charleston WV Collector
Rockefeller, John D., 1906-1978
Businessman, philanthropist, art collector and patron, John D Rockefeller, III...


1906–1978 New York NY Collector Patron
Rockefeller, Michael Clark, 1938-1961
Michael Rockefeller was a collector of work by the Asmat...


1938–1961 New York NY Collector
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979
Nelson A. Rockefeller (1908-1979) was a businessman, politician, statesman, art...


1908–1979 New York NY Collector
Rockefeller, Percy A.
Percy Avery Rockefeller was the son of William Rockefeller (1841-1922...


1878–1934 Greenwich CT Collector
Rockefeller, Sharon Percy, 1944-
Sharon and her husband Jay (John Davison Rockefeller, III) are...


1944– Charleston WV Collector
Rockefeller, William, 1841-1922
William Rockefeller (1841-1922) was the brother of John D. Rockefeller...


1841–1922 New York NY Collector
Roger Wong Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Art gallery; Los Angeles, Calif., operated by Roger Wong. The...


1974–1983 Los Angeles CA Dealer/Gallery
Rogers, Fairman, 1833-1900
Fairman Rogers who was a collector, engineer and a member...


1833–1900 Philadelphia PA Collector
Rogers, Millicent, -1953
Standard oil heiress, Mary "Millicent" Henriette A. Rogers, was an...


1902–1953 Taos NM Collector
Roko Gallery
Established in New York in 1946 by Michael Leon Freilich...


1946–1982 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Romano, Salvatore Francesco, 1875-1955
Salvatore Francesco Romano was a medieval art dealer.

Romano was...



1875–1955 Florence Dealer/Gallery
Romansky, Alvin
Alvin Sylvan Romansky, an art collector and patron, was an...


1907–1994 Houston TX Collector Other
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts is a New York City art...


1971– New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt was an art collector, politician, and the...


1858–1919 Oyster Bay NY Collector
Root, Edward Wales, -1956
Edward Wales Root was an art collector and instructor who...


1884–1956 Clinton NY Collector
Rose Fried Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Art gallery; New York, N.Y. Founded in the 1940's...


1944–1971 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Rose, Billy, 1899-1966
Billy Rose was an art collector, producer, and lyricist who...


1899–1966 New York NY Collector
Rosenbach Company
The Rosenbach Co. was founded in Philadelphia in 1903 by...


1903–1950's Philedelphia PA Dealer/Gallery
Rosenberg & Stiebel
Founded by Jacob Rosenbaum ca. 1860-1870 in Frankfurt am Main...


1939–2000 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Rosenberg, Alexandre P.
Alexandre Rosenberg was a collector, prominent art dealer and founding...


1921–1987 New York NY Dealer/Gallery Collector
Rosenberg, Léonce, 1879-1947
Léonce Rosenberg (1879–1947), art collector, dealer and publicist, son...


1879–1947 Paris Collector Dealer/Gallery
Rosenberg, Paul, 1881-1959
Paul Rosenberg was both an art dealer and collector.

Early...



1881–1959 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Rosenthal, Albert, 1863-1939
Portrait painter, printmaker, writer, and collector; Philadelphia, Pa. Rosenthal was...


1863–1939 Philadelphia PA Collector Artist
Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius), 1891-1979
Lessing Julius Rosenwald was, in addition to being businessman (Sears...


1891–1979 Philadelphia PA Collector
Ross, Denman Waldo, 1853-1935
Denman Waldo Ross was a collector, teacher and artist. Ross...


1853–1935 Boston MA Collector Artist
Rovensky, Mae C. (Mae Caldwell), 1881-1955
Mrs. Mae Hayward Rovensky, nee Mae Caldwell, was an heiress...


1881–1956 New York NY Collector
Rowan, Edward Beatty, 1898-1946
Gallery director, painter, sculptor, teacher; Falls Church, Va. and Cedar...


1898–1946 Cedar Rapids IA Dealer/Gallery
Rubinstein, Helena, 1870-1965
Art collector and founder of Helena Rubinstein Inc.

She accumulated...



1870–1965 New York NY Collector
Rubinstein, Mala
Mala Rubinstein was an art patron and collector, beauty expert...


1906–1999 New York NY Collector Patron
Ruckman, John Fell, 1901-1965
John Fell Ruckman collected American pewter and Chinese arts, particularly...


1901–1965 Bucks County PA Collector
Rudolph Galleries
The Rudolph Galleries had locations both in New York (Woodstock...


1944-1985 Woodstock NY Dealer/Gallery
Ruger, William B., 1916-
William B. Ruger was an art collector, inventor, industrialist, and...


1916–2002 Croydon NH Collector
Runkle, John C
John C. Runkle was an art collector and businessman (Coffee...


1836– New York NY Collector
Rush, Richard H.
Richard H. Rush was an investment banker, art collector, and...


born ca 1920 North Fort Myers FL Collector
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987
Bayard Rustin was an art and antiques collector, patron, and...


1912–1987 New York NY Collector
Ruth White Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Established in 1956, the New York gallery specialized in contemporary...


1936–1970 New York NY Dealer/Gallery
Rütten, August, -1895
August Rütten was an art collector, member of the New...


1838–1895 New York NY Collector
Ryan, Clendenin J., 1881-1939
Clendenin J. Ryan was the son of the financier Thomas...


1881–1939 New York NY Collector
Ryan, Clendenin J., 1905-1957
Clendenin J. Ryan, Jr. was a collector, businessman, and politician...


1905–1957 New York NY Collector
Ryan, John Barry, 1874-1942
John Barry Ryan was a collector, philanthropist, banker, sportsman, publisher...


1874–1942 Stockbridge MA Collector
Ryan, John Barry, 1901-1966
John Barry Ryan was a collector, businessman, husband of Margaret...


1901–1966 New York NY Collector
Ryan, Margaret Kahn
Margaret-Dorothy Kahn Ryan was a collector, philanthropist and the...


1901–1995 New York NY Collector
Ryan, Thomas Fortune, 1851-1928
Thomas Fortune Ryan was an art collector, patron and businessman...


1851–1928 New York NY Collector
Ryerson, Martin Antoine, 1856-1932
Martin Antoine Ryerson was a collector, lawyer and one of...


1856–1932 Chicago IL Collector