Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908
type Collector
dates 1830-1908
city New York City
stateNY
other citiesWestport, CT; Westchester, NY;
sex M
history Collector, financier and philanthropist.

In addition to collection European paintings, he had work by Hudson River School artists and its contemporaries; with art work by J.W. Casilear, Thomas Cole, Asher B Durand, Standford Gifford, Kensett, E.L. Henry, and F.E. Church.

Jesup was married to Maria van Antwerp DeWitt Jesup (1834-1914), AKA Mrs. Morris Ketchum Jesup.

Mrs. Morris K Jesup lent the following work to the Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909:
Portrait of a Man - Frans Hals
Portrait of a Young Man - Rembrandt
Portrait of a Young Woman - Rembrandt
Canal Scene - Salomon van Ruysdael

According to the Art Treasures of America he owned works by: George H. Boughton, W.A. Bouguereau, H.Breling, V. Brozik, L. Bruck-Lajos, A. Casanova, J.W. Casilear, Ch. Chaplin, J.L. Chapman, J. Chelmonski, F.K. Church, Wm. Cole, F.C. Compte-Calix, Ch. Daubigny, E. Detaille, N. Diaz, L. Dupray, A.B. Durand, E. Frere, J.L. Gerome, S.R. Gifford, J.L. Hamon, W.S. Haseltine, F.P. Hiddemann, E. Hildebrandt, C. Hubner, H. Kauffmann, J.F. Kensett, B.C. Koekkoek, L.E. Lambert, L. Lasalle, F. Meyerheim, S. Mozier, M. Munkacsy, J. Pinchart, A. Piot, A.E. Plassan, C. Pujol, Leon Richet, D.M. Rico, S.W. Rowse, A. Schreyer, P. Seignac, A. Siegert, C. Troyon, E. Van Marcke, P. Van Schendel, E. Verboekhoven, A. Walberg, E. Samcois, F. Ziem.
decades1860-1870
1870-1880
1880-1890
1890-1900
1900-1910
updated 02/07/2020 18:21:11
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