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Jaffe, William B., 1904-1972

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role Collector
dates 1904-1972
city New York City
stateNY
other citiesRye, NY; Palm Beach, FL;
gender M
historical notes William B. Jaffe was a corporate/estate lawyer and art collector. He and his wife Evelyn Friede Jaffe, nee Evelyn Annenberg, collected European paintings, sculpture and antique furniture, Chinese porcelain, pre-Colombian artifacts and Renaissance drawings.

Their collection included work by, among others, Bonnard, Picasso, Miró, Manet, Corot, Vuillard, and Munch.

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of activity
1950-1960
1960-1970
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University of Texas, Austin
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
Gloria Swanson Papers, 18??-1988.

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see also:
Hall, Evelyn A. Jaffe