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Lankenau, John D., 1817-1901

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role Collector
dates 1817-1901
city Philadelphia
statePA
gender M
historical notes Art collector, businessman and a member of the Drexel family. He was married to Mary J Drexel, Anthony Drexel's sister.

Lankenau collected work from the Barbizon School, including works by Charles-François Daubigny (1817-1878) and Jules Dupré (1811- 1889) as well as paintings by artists of the Düsseldorf Academy such as Andreas Achenbach (1815-1910) and Oswald Achenbach (1827-1905).

According to Art Treasures of America, he owned works by: A. Achenbach, O. Achenbach, G. Bach, A. Baur, G. Bouchmann, J. Brandy, R. Burnier, J. B. A, Clesinger, A. COffa, J.B.C. Corot, C. Daubingny, N. Diaz, E. Ducker, J. Dupre, H.A. Freguson, O.Gebler, E. Grutzner, L. Hartman, Carl Hoff, C. Holmberg, L. Jiminez, C. Jutz, Ludwig Knaus, H. Koekkoek, J. Kopf, W. Kowalski, C. Kroner, C.F. Lessing, L. Lingeman, W.C. Nakken, C. Niczky, J. Noerr, E. Oehme, H.A. Plathner, J.W. Preyer, G. Raggio, A. Rasmussen, J. Ruyten, H. Salentin, H. Savry, A. Scheurenberg, A. Schreyer, A. Siegert, E. Spitzer, E. Steinbruck, A.R. Veron, F. Voltz, A. Windmaier, E. Woutermartens, F. Zandomenechi.
decades
of activity
1870-1880
1880-1890
websitehttp://www.drexel.edu/univrel/drexelcollection/about.asp
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see also:
Drexel, Anthony J. (Anthony Joseph), 1826-1893