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Johnson, Barbara Piasecka

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role Collector
dates 1937-2013
city Monte Carlo
other citiesPrinceton, NJ; Warsaw, Poland;
countryMonaco
gender F
historical notes Barbara Piasecka Johnson was an art collector, humanitarian, philanthropist, Polish immigrant and widow of J. Seward Johnson, Sr., one of the founders of Johnson & Johnson.

She and her husband collected both Seventeen-century Dutch and Flemish paintings, old masters and impressionists works of art.

She bought Badminton Cabinet for $15.1 million 1990, sold eighteenth-century Italian piece for $36.7 million to Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein 2004.
decades
of activity
1970-1980
1980-1990
1990-2000
2000-2010
websitehttp://www.bpjfundacja.pl/
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Barbara Piasecka Johnson miscellaneous papers, 1991-1993 see details...

see also:
Johnson, J. Seward, -1983