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Stein, Leo, 1872-1947

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role Collector Artist Scholar/Critic/Expert
dates 1872-1947
city Florence
other citiesAllegheny, PA; Vienna, Austria; Oakland, CA; Cambridge, MA; London, United Kingdom;
countryItaly
gender M
historical notes Leo Stien, the brother of Gertrude Stein, was an art collector and artist.

Beginging in 1903, Leo Stein collected works by then little-known artists: Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Paul Cezanne.

He sold the bulk of his collection to Albert C Barnes in the 1920's.

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1910-1920
1920-1930
1930-1940
1940-1950
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Yale University Library
Manuscripts and Archives
Leo Stein Collection 1892-1950. see details...
Yale University Library
Manuscripts and Archives
Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers, 1837-1961 see details...

see also:
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946