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Vanderbilt, William H. (William Henry), 1821-1885

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role Collector
dates 1821-1885
city New York City
stateNY
other citiesNew Brunswick, NJ; Newport, RI;
gender M
historical notes William Henry Vanderbilt was an art collector, businessman and the son of railroad mogul "The Commodore" Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794–1877).

Vanderbilt's collection included work by Millet, Alma-Tadema, G. Boldini, George A. Baker, Jules Breton, Rosa Bonheur, Corot, Cabanel, Diaz, Dupré, Fortuny, Knaus, Meissonier, Madrazo, Troyon, van Marcke, and Turner.

Vanderbilt was married (1841–1885) to Maria Louisa Kissam (1821–1896).
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of activity
1850-1860
1860-1870
1870-1880
1880-1890
websitehttp://www.archive.org/details/privatecollecti00vandgoog
updated 09/12/2019 15:30:29
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see also:
Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920
Vanderbilt, George Washington, 1862-1914
Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1843-1899
Fabbri, Edith Shepard, 1872-1954