Fitzgerald, Desmond, 1846-1926
type Collector Patron
dates 1846-1926
city Brookline
sex M
history Art patron, art collector, and engineer; Brookline, Mass. Served on the boards of the Boston Public Library and of the Copley Society. In 1913, he arranged to have the Armory Show come to Boston.

His collection of mainly French and American impressionist paintings by Claude Monet, Dodge Macknight, and others became a kind of semi-public museum. Upon his death, the collection was sold at auction.

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Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Desmond Fitzgerald papers, 1868-1930. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Dodge Macknight papers, 1888-1950. see details...