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De Forest, Robert W. (Robert Weeks), 1848-1931

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role Dealer/Gallery Collector
dates 1848-1931
city New York City
stateNY
gender M
historical notes Robert Weeks De Forest was an art dealer, collector, lawyer, and philanthropist. He was married to Emily Johnston De Forest (1851-1942). De Forest

De Forest lent the following work to the Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909:
Portrait of a lady, by Bartholemeus vd Helst (location unknown today)
Portrait of Ceracchi (Italian sculptor born 1760 and came to America 1791, made busts of Washington, Hamilton, and others.

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American Art Archives
Weitzel letter collection, 1863-1931.
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The New-York Historical Society
Manuscript Department
Letterbook, 1899-946. Levy, Florence N. (Florence Nightingale), 1870-1947. see details...
The New-York Historical Society
Manuscript Department
Letterbooks, 1904-1909. McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1865-1940. see details...
The New-York Historical Society
Manuscript Department
Edwin Howland Blashfield Papers,1867-1936. see details...
The New-York Historical Society
Manuscript Department
William Thompson Dewart Collection of Frank A. Munsey and New York Sun Papers. see details...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Please see individual record for location
Office of the Secretary records, 1870-[ongoing]. see details...
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Ingalls Library and Archives
Records of the Director's Office: Frederic Allen Whiting, 1913-1930 see details...

see also:
De Forest, Emily Johnston, 1851-1942
De Forest, Lockwood, 1850-1932