Chrysler, Walter P. (Walter Percy), 1909-1988
type Collector
dates 1909-1988
city Norfolk
stateVA
other citiesNew York, NY; Provincetown, MA; Oelwein, IA;
gender M
history Industrialist, art collector, bibliophile, publisher, and theatrical producer.

His father was Walter P. Chrysler, Sr. The elder Chrysler, a noted automobile designer, was president of Buick Corporation, executive vice president of General Motors and founder of the Chrysler Corporation.

Chrysler's collection included work by Picasso, Braque, Gris, Matisse, Leger and others. He later also acquired signifcant works by Charles Burchfield, John Marin and Thomas Hart Benton.

decades1920-1930
1930-1940
1940-1950
1950-1960
1960-1970
1970-1980
1980-1990
websitehttp://www.chrysler.org
updated 09/12/2019 15:30:50
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Repository Description Links
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Walter P. Chrysler interview, 1964 Sept. 5. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Thomas Clyde Colt papers, 1853-1979. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Lewis & Valentine Collection, 1918-1970 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...