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Newberry, John S. (John Stoughton), 1910-1964

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role Collector Patron
dates 1910-1964
city Romeo
other citiesDetroit, MI; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France;
gender M
historical notes John Stoughton Newberry was a collector, author, curator, and philanthropist

Newberry's collection included watercolors, drawings and sculpture by Klee, Stuart Davis, Modigliani, Balthus, Grosz, Franz Mar, Picasso, Redon, Rohlfs, Tchelichew, and others. He contributed works of art to the Fogg Museum, Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Museum of Modern Art.

Newberry was a member of the Grolier Club in New York and the Scarab Club in Detroit.

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Detroit Public Library
Burton Historical Collection
Correspondence and papers of John Stoughton Newberry, 1779-1906. see details...
The Museum of Modern Art
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Artist file: Newberry, John S; miscellaneous uncataloged material. see details...