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Rubinstein, Helena, 1870-1965

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role Collector
dates 1870-1965
city New York City
stateNY
other citiesKraków, Poland; Paris, France; London, UK; Melbourne, Australia; Greenwich, CT; Grasse, France;
gender F
historical notes Art collector and founder of Helena Rubinstein Inc.

She accumulated significant collections of African sculpture, modern paintings and sculpture, Oriental and Oceanic art, and Egyptian antiquities.

She had twenty-seven portraits of herself painted by well-known artists. These portraits have been exhibited at major museums throughout the United States and Europe.
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1900-1910
1910-1920
1920-1930
1930-1940
1940-1950
1950-1960
1960-1970
websitehttp://www.helenarubinsteinfdn.org/
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Museum of the City of New York
Photograph Collections
Helena Rubenstein [residence], 1938: Samuel H. Gottscho and the Gottscho-Schleisner firm see details...
Brooklyn Museum of Art Library Collections
BMA artist file: Rubinstein, Helena, 1870-1965 see details...
The Museum of Modern Art
Library and Archives
Artist file: miscellaneous uncataloged material. see details...
University of Pennsylvania
Rare Book & Manuscript Library Collections
Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1922-1971, n.d. see details...
Universidad de Alicante
Biblioteca Universitaria
Cita en París. Nº 52/72, 1972 see details...

see also:
Kolin, Oscar, 1908-
Rubinstein, Mala