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Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942

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role Collector
dates 1869-1942
city Detroit
stateMI
other citiesRhaunen, Germany; Luxembourg, Luxembourg;
gender M
historical notes Albert Kahn was a Detroit architect and art collector.

Kahn collected both impressionist and post impressionist art and his collection included work by Manet, Degas, Monet, Adriaen van Ostade, Diego Rodriguez de Silva Velazquez, ancient Etruscan art and 15th century sculpture.

His daughter inherited what was not left to the Detroit Institute of Art and accumulated her own art collection.
decades
of activity
1920-1930
1930-1940
websitehttp://www.albertkahn.com
updated 02/07/2020 18:21:39
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Detroit Institute of Arts
Research Library & Archives
The Clyde H. Burroughs records, 1906-1946. see details...
Bentley Historical Library
University of Michigan
Albert Kahn family papers, 1869-1989 see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Barnett and Lydia Winston Malbin papers, 1940-1973. see details...
Syracuse University Libraries
Special Collections Research Center
Clifford Wight Collection relating to Diego Rivera, 1929-1941. see details...
The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library
10 East 71st Street
Albert Kahn : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1920-2000 [graphic]. see details...
The Museum of Modern Art
Library and Archives
Artist file: Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942: miscellaneous uncataloged material. see details...
The Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives
200 Eastern Parkway
Artist file. Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942. see details...
Bentley Historical Library
University of Michigan
Albert Kahn papers, 1896-2004 (bulk 1902-1943) see details...
Canadian Centre For Architecture
Library
Albert Kahn: vertical file. see details...
Bentley Historical Library
University of Michigan
H. Mark Hildebrandt collection, ca. 1895-1915, 1935, and 1972-1986. see details...
Detroit Public Library
Burton Historical Collection
Papers of William and Semon Knudsen, 1896-1998 see details...
Detroit Institute of Arts
Research Library & Archives
The Edgar P. Richardson records, 1930-1962. see details...
Detroit Institute of Arts
Research Library & Archives
The building/Paul Philippe Cret records, 1919-1931 (predominantly 1919-1921). see details...
Bentley Historical Library
University of Michigan
Albert Kahn photograph series. see details...
Bentley Historical Library
University of Michigan
Museums (University of Michigan) records, 1863-1976, bulk 1930-1970. see details...
Bentley Historical Library
University of Michigan
Junius Emery Beal papers, 1869-1946. see details...
Bentley Historical Library
University of Michigan
Library (University of Michigan) records, 1837-[ongoing]. see details...

see also:
Winston, Lydia, 1897-