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Sackler, Arthur M.

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role Collector
dates 1903-1987
city New York City
stateNY
gender M
historical notes Arthur M. Sackler was an art collector, patron, psychiatrist, biological psychiatry pioneer and philanthropist.

Dr. Sackler's collecting was vast in range covering China, India, the Middle East; from pre-Columbian and Renaissance periods through the School of Paris. He collected pre-Renaissance to post-Impressionism to the School of Paris, and also supported contemporary American painters.

The bulk of Sackler’s collection and expertise was in Oriental art and the foundation for the Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Musuem in Washington DC.

decades
of activity
1940-1950
1950-1960
1960-1970
1970-1980
1980-1990
websitehttp://www.asia.si.edu/
updated 09/12/2019 15:31:10
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Files, 1979-1999. see details...
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Files, 1980-1987. see details...
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Assistant Director, Administration Subject Files, 1968-1994. see details...
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary Administrative Records, 1972-1984. see details...
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Agency history, 1906- . see details...
The Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn Museum. Dept. of Asian Art Records, 1925-2003 (inclusive). see details...
The Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn Museum. Dept. of Asian Art Records: Departmental administration 1929-1994 (inclusive). see details...
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507
Office of the Secretary (S. Dillon Ripley), 1972-1984 Records. see details...
University of Pennsylvania
Rare Book & Manuscript Library Collections
Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1969. see details...

see also:
Singer, Paul, 1904-