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Scholz, János

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role Collector Patron
dates 1903-1993
city New York City
stateNY
other citiesSopron, Hungary; Budapest, Hungary;
gender M
historical notes A cellist, art collector and benefactor of the Pierpont Morgan Library. He was married to the former Helen Marshall Schelling.

Scholz collected old master drawings, 1350-1800. He donated 1,500 Italian drawings to the Pierpont Morgan Library in 1973. They included drawings by drawings by Pisanello, Veronese, Titian, Guercino, and Piranesi.

Scholz also collected photographs and donated his collection of nearly 5,000 photographs to the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame.
decades
of activity
1930-1940
1940-1950
1950-1960
1960-1970
1970-1980
1980-1990
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Columbia University Libraries

Butler Library, 6th Fl. East,
Reminiscences of Janos Scholz : oral history, 1982. see details...
Biblioteca Berenson, Villa I Tatti
The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies
The Fototeca Berenson (Villa I Tatti Photo Archives) see details...

see also:
Thaw, Eugene Victor