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Schaus, William

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role Dealer/Gallery
dates 1821-1892
city New York City
stateNY
other citiesNassau, Germany;
gender M
historical notes Born in Germany Carl Frederick William Schaus, Schaus was a New York City art dealer. His first gallery, on lower Broadway across from Astor Place, specialized in prints and engravings. He later sold French and American Art before moving into the Old Master market.

Schaus married Margaret Schenck Conover ine 1851 (1826–1878). The couple had five children: Wilhelm “William” George Schaus (London, 1859–1942; Annie Walton Brinkmann (Lunenburg, Germany, 1853–); Wilhelmina Schaus Kennard (Hackensack, NJ, 1857–); Mabel Tyler Wait (Sturgis, MI, 1866–1901); and, Margaret Conover Koehler (Bad Rehburg, Germany). His nephew Herman Schaus (1850-1911), and later son ran Schaus Galleries.
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1840-1850
1850-1860
1860-1870
1870-1880
1880-1890
websitehttps://archive.org/details/b1499509
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Schaus, Hermann, 1850-1911