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Edgardo Acosta Gallery

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role Dealer/Gallery
dates 1957-1974
city Beverly Hills
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historical notes Edgardo Acosta Gallery was a Beverly Hills gallery dealing in contemporary European and American paintings, etchings, lithographs, specializing in new artists from the Ecole de Paris.

The gallery, owned by Francesca (nee Francesca Velma Hunter, 1914–2005, m. 1947) and Edgardo Acosta (born Edgardo Antonio Acosta y Calderon, 1913–1999), opened in 1957 and closed in 1979, was located at 441 North Bedford Drive, Beverly Hills, CA.

Mr. and Mrs. Edgardo Acosta art collection was sold via Trosby’s in 1966. The sale included work by, among others, Georges Braque, Georges Henri Rouault, Maurice Utrillo, Maurice de Vlaminck, Marc Chagall, Aristide Joseph Bonaventure Maillol, Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Pablo Picasso, Camille Pissarro, Moïse Kisling, and Honoré Daumier.

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