|Ide, John Jay, Mrs.|
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Dora Browning Donner Ide was a San Franciscan steel heiress and art collector.
Together with her husband, John Jay Ide (1892–1962), Ide formed a collection which included work by, among others, Edgar Degas (1834–1917), André Giroux (1801–1879), Alexandre Jakovlev (1887–1938), Jean-Baptiste Oudry (1724–1806), Jules Coignet (1798–1860), Jean-Baptiste Perronneau (ca. 1715–1783), Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759–1840), Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684–1721), William Wyld (1806–1889), Aubrey Beardsley (1872–1898), Hubert Robert, French, (1733–1808), and Romain Cazes (1810–1881).
Paintings, prints, drawings, and rare books from the Ide Collection were given to museums across the country including, among others, the De Young Museum in San Francisco, the Cooper Hewitt in New York City, the Morgan Library & Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D C, The Frick Collection & Frick Art Reference Library.
Donner was a member of the Acorn Club. Her father, William Henry Donner (1864–1953), was a Pennsylvania steel executive (Cambria, Union and Donner Steel) and known associate of Andrew Carnegie (1835–1919).
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