|Neumann, Morton G.|
Chicago industrialist who died in 1985, and his wife, Rose, began buying art in the 1940's. Over the years, they amassed works by artists including Picasso, Miro, Dubuffet, Klee and Giacometti. When Mrs. Neumann d
ied, the works went to the their children, who chose to sell a group of them to help pay estate taxes. Many, including a Picasso, had been on loan to the National Gallery of Art in Washington.
Mr. Neumann was also known as Mort to friends and associates. Neumann left his collection to family.
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