|Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973|
Robinson was an art collector, author and actor. He was born, Emanuel Goldenberg, in Romania. He collected work by French pre-impressionists, impressionist, post-impressionist, and modernists.
His collection included work by Seurat, Cezanne, Renoir, Rouault, Corot, Matisse, and Van Gogh, Bonnard, Boudin, Chagall, Degas, Gauguin, Modigliani, Monet, Berthe Morisot, Picasso, Sickert, Sisley, Soutine, Utrillo and Vuillard. Due to a divorce, he sold his collection in 1957.
Robinson's first wife was Gladys Lloyd Cassell Robinson (1896-1971) and his sencond was a dressmaker by the name of Jane Adler Robinson (1920- ).
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