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Schoenborn, Florene May

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dates 1903-1995
city Chicago
stateIL
gender F
historical notes Art collector and Samuel A Marx's widow.

The Marx collection included works by Pierre Bonnard, Georges Braque, Giorgio de Chirico, Jean Dubuffet, Raoul Dafy, Juan Gris, Roger de La Fresnaye, Fernand Leger, Henri Matisse, Joan Miro, Amadeo Modigliani, Pablo Picasso, Georges Rouault and Chaim Soutine.

According to the New York Time she left 32 works by artists like Picasso, Brancusi, Bonnard and Braque to Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Modern Art.

She also left smaller gifts to Art Institute of Chicago and St. Louis Art Museum.
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Florene May Schoenborn (1903-1995), a memorial tribute [sound recording] see details...

see also:
Marx, Samuel A., 1885-1964