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Dale, Maud, 1875-1953

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role Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert Artist
dates 1875-1953
city New York City
other citiesRochester, NY; Southampton, NY;
sex F
historical notes Collector, artist and author.

Dale with her husband, Chester Dale, collected 19th and 20th century art works including French Impressionism. She was the driving force behind the Dale collection and had initiated Chester's interest in collecting art.

She was a member of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Chicago Art Institute, Philadelphia Museum of Art and Workers Art Club for Women. The French Government, due to her interest in French Art, made her Chevalier of the Legion of Honor. Her first marriage was to Murray Thompson of New York.

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Archives/Repository Collection Title Collection Details
National Gallery of Art, Library
2000B South Club Drive
Jean Lurçat Papers, [1929?]-[1932?].

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Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Chester Dale papers, 1897-1971 (bulk 1950-1968). see details...
National Portrait Gallery Library
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Artist file: Dale, Maud see details...

see also:
Dale, Chester, 1883-1962