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Osborn, Wm. Church (William Church), 1862-1951

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role Artist Collector
dates 1862-1951
city New York City
stateNY
gender M
historical notes William Church Osborn was a lawyer, art collector,the eighth president of the Metropolitan art Museum, Princeton University life trustee, philanthropist, and chairman of the Democratic State Committee.

Osborn collected Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and American art of the 1800's and 1900's. His collection included work by Monet, Gauguin and Manet.
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1790-1800
1800-1810
1820-1830
1830-1840
1840-1850
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Princeton University
Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections
Osborn and Dodge family papers, 1726-1983. see details...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Please see individual record for location
Richard F. Bach Records, 1913-1953 (bulk 1939-1953) see details...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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William Church Osborn records, 1904-1953 see details...

see also:
Osborn, William H. (William Henry), 1820-1894
Sturges, Jonathan, 1802-1874
Osborn, Frederick, 1889-1981