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Ehrich, Louis R., 1849-1911

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role Dealer/Gallery Collector
dates 1849-1911
city New York City
other citiesAlbany, NY; New Haven, CT; Berlin, Germany; Colorado Springs, CO;
sex M
historical notes Louis Rinaldo Ehrich was an author, politician, business and railroad man as well as a collector and the president/founder of the Erhich Galleries in New York.

Ehrich's collection included work from all schools of art: Early English, Spanish, Italian, and Flemish.

Ehrich Dutch and Flemish collection included paintings by Gerard Dou, Frans Hals, Adrian van Ostade, Paul Potter, Rubens, and David Teniers, Philip Wouverman, Abraham Van Beyeren, Rembrandt, Baltasar Denner, Jacob van der Does, G. Van Herp, Jan Joseph Horemans, Saloman Koninck, Willem van Mierls, A. Moller, Peter Nason, Cranach, and Roger von der Weyden.

Ehrich sold work to museums and private collectors including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Worcester Museum, Boston Museum, the Chicago Art Institute, Henry E. Hundington, John G. Johnson, and Archer M. Huntington.

Ehrich was a member of the Yale Club, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and many historical societies.

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Yale University Library
Manuscripts and Archives
Louis Rinaldo Ehrich papers, 1862-1911 (inclusive). see details...
Colorado College Special Collections
Tutt Library
Colorado Springs Century Chest Collection, 1901. see details...