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Schnitzer, Harold

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dates 1923-2011
city Portland
stateOR
other citiesSan Francisco, CA; Palm Springs, CA;
gender M
historical notes Harold Schnitzer was a businessman, Harsh Investment Corporation, and an art collector.

Schnitzer and his wife, Arlene Schnitzer (1929–), formed a collection of Chinese art from the Neolithic to the modern periods. The collection’s strengths are in ceramics from the Han (206 BCE–220 CE) and Tang (618–907) dynasties.

Their son, Jordan Schnitzer (1951–), is also an art collector.

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1960-1970
1970-1980
1980-1990
1990-2000
2000-2010
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see also:
Schnitzer, Arlene, 1929-
Schnitzer, Jordan D.