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Schwab, Charles

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role Collector Patron
dates 1937-
city San Francisco
stateCA
other citiesAtherton, CA; Sacramento, CA;
gender M
historical notes Charles "Chuck" Schwab is an art collector and founder and chairman of The Charles Schwab Corporation.

Together with his wife, Helen O'Neill, he's built a Modern and contemporary art collection and have supported and promised work to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

The Schwabs promised some of the biggest trophies including a pair of Jackson Pollocks: the 1948 dripped tour de force Square Pouring and 1951 Black and White (Number 6). Other Schwab pledges include Francis Bacon’s 1963 Figure with Two Owls and David Smith’s 1962 Voltri XII.
decades
of activity
1970-1980
1980-1990
1990-2000
websitehttp://www.schwabfoundation.org
updated 02/07/2020 18:21:20
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