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Abegg, Werner

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role Collector
dates 1903-1984
city Riggisberg
other citiesTurin, Italy; Geneva, Switzerland; New York, NY;
countrySwitzerland
gender M
historical notes Werner Abegg was an art collector and textile manufacturer.

In 1961, he and his wife, Margaret, found the Abegg Foundation and in 1967 they moved into a newly built prestigious building complex to Riggisberg where Abegg also took residence. Here the collection remains and is on view at the musem.

decades
of activity
1930-1940
1940-1950
1950-1960
1960-1970
1970-1980
websitehttp://www.abegg-stiftung.ch/e/abegg.html
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