Johnston, Mary Elizabeth, 1890-
type Collector
dates 1890-1967
city Glendale
stateOH
other citiesClearwater, FL; Long Island, NC;
sex F
history Mary Elizabeth Johnston, a Procter and Gamble heiress, was a modern art collector who left her collection to the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Johnston’s art collection included paintings by, among others, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Modigliani, Henri Matisse, Pierre Bonnard, Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Cézanne, Juan Gris, Piet Mondrian, Ben Shahn, Georges Henri Rouault, Nicholas de Stael, and Max Ernst.


decades1910-1920
1920-1930
1930-1940
1940-1950
1950-1960
1960-1970
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Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Philip Rhys Adams interview, 1976 Sept. 29. see details...
New York Public Library
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Letters. With a commentary by A.C. Denison. see details...