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Reves, Emery, 1904-1981

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role Collector
dates 1904-1981
city Roquebrune
other citiesMarshall, TX; New York, NY; Paris, France;
sex M
historical notes Emery Reves, Hungarian by birth, was a journalist, a publisher, and an advocate of world peace. He died in 1981.

The Reves Collection included "paintings, sculptures, and works on paper in the Reves Collection present a stunning array of objects by impressionist, post-impressionist, and early modernist masters including Auguste Rodin, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Honoré Daumier, Gustave Courbet, Édouard Manet, Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, Pierre Bonnard, Édouard Vuillard, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Gauguin, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Camille Pissarro, Alfred Sisley, Claude Monet, Maurice de Vlaminck, and Edgar Degas."
(retrieved, 7/22/2008 )

Emery Reves (1904-1981) began collecting important paintings for the series of hotel suites in which he lived before the acquisition of Villa La Pausa in 1953.
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Archives/Repository Collection Title Collection Details
Dallas Museum of Art
Art Archives
The Wendy and Emery Reves Papers see details...
University of Chicago, Library
Special Collections Research Center
Gunther, John. Papers, 1935-1967 see details...

see also:
Reves, Wendy, 1916-2007