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Davis, Theodore M., 1837-1915

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role Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
dates 1837-1915
city Newport
stateRI
other citiesMiami, FL; New York, NY;
gender M
historical notes Theodore M. Davis was an art collector, financier, lawyer and one of the key figures in the history of archaeological exploration in the Valley of the Kings.

Davis lent art work to the Hudson-Fulton Celebration in 1909, Ferdinand Bol "Portrait of a Lady" now in the MMA, NY, Jan van der Heyden's "Street in Delft," Aert van der Neer's "Sunset," and Rembrandt's "The Sibyl."

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1910-1920
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American Philosophical Society
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A journal on the Bedawin, 1889-1912. see details...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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A journal on the Bedawin, 1889-1912 see details...
Archives of American Art
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August Jaccaci papers, 1889-1935 (bulk 1904-1914). see details...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Office of the Secretary records, 1870-[ongoing]. see details...
Biblioteca Berenson, Villa I Tatti
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Bernard and Mary Berenson Papers, 1880-2002 (bulk 1880-1959) see details...