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art collectors (deceased)

***annenberg, walter (died in 2002)(4_28_12) deceased art collector... former owner of the philadelphia inquirer... a stauch conservative, friend of President Nixon... adversary of Dr. Albert Barnes, of the Barnes collection... left his art collection to the metropolitan museum of art in NY (5_8_12)
barnes, dr. albert c
....(deceased) his collection has 181 renoirs, 46 picassos, and 59 matisses... eccentric pennsylvania collector (5_30_12)
berggruen, heinz (deceased)... Jewish-German art dealer/collector.... Grandfather of Nicolas (below) (3_20_12)
biumo, count giuseppe panza di
(1923-2010)... italian collector who bought many l.a. artists' artwork...more info here in his obit. (6_28_12)
bliss, lillie...
one of the three founders of MoMA in 1929
(5_13_12)
boigan, drs. melvin and helen
... art collectors, psychiatrists (6_19_12)
buckingham, clarence
(1854-1913)... a deceased prominent chicago banker and businessman... collected japanese prints... more info here (8_15_12)
clark, huguette
... (died in 2011-at age 104)... camera-shy copper heiress (2-1_14)
cooper, douglas
(deceased)... owned a world-class collection of cubist art  (4_19_12)
corcoran, william wilson
(1798-1888)... founded the corcoran gallery in 1874 to house his collection
(6_13_12)
dale, chester... "collector and later benefactor of of the national gallery of art in washington... married to maud dale" -- WSJ
***de menil, john and dominique
... of houston, tx (6_16_12)... more info here (8_31_12)
dodge, norton
(1927-2011)... "an economist... turned into an obsessive collector.... collected more than 20,000 works by artist who were challenging soviet realism..."--WSJ
(6_9_12)
dorsky, samuel
... founder of the sam dorsky museum of art... he was the uncle of actor richard dreyfuss... more info here (6_25_12)
***embiricos, george
...(died 2011) deceased legendary art collector...greek collector and shipping magnate... more info here (10_15_12)
***fink, laurence d.
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.(born 1952) has a collection of folk art... c.e.o. of black rock  (which manages assets totaling $3.65 trillion, and is the most influential investment institution in the world).
***fleishman, lawrence... (died in 1997 at age 71).... was married to barbara....both were major collectors, who began collecting with edith gregor halpert in ny in the 50's.  (6_19_12)

forstmann, theodore j
.(1940-2011) ... collected picasso, among others  (4_27_12) died in nov., 2011 (4_29_12) (5_4_12)

***frick, henry clay
...amassed great collection (5_30_12) (6_10_12) (6_13_12)
friendly, fred
... deceased television producer and art collector
(6_19_12)
gardner, isabella stewart...amassed great collection (5_30_12)
gookin, frederick
... deceased american art collector, consultant... a great connoiseur of japanese art...more info here (8_15_12)
griswold, florence
(1850-1937)... deceased connecticut patroness and art collector... more info here (7_31_12)
***guinness, edward cecil (1847-1927)"... the first earl of iveagh... he died the second-wealthiest man in britain"- wsj (6_13_12)
heineman jr., bernard 'jack' (1924-2006) deceased art collector ... more info here (6_20_12)
***hirshorn, joseph (1899-1981)... deceased businessman / collector... more info here (6_19_12)
hopper, dennis... deceased actor, painter, and art collector (5_11_12)... here's a fun video he did about his own personal art collection (9_14_13)
howard, ferdinand
... deceased ohio mining tycoon and art collector
(6_8_12)
hunt, lamar and norma... deceased art collector... hunt died in 2006 (5_12_12)
***huntington, henry and arabella
(6_10_12) (6_13_12)
jackson, michael
... deceased musican and animation art collector (1_5_13)
janss jr., ed
.... 1960's collector... he commissioned frank gehry's first house that he designed by himself (6_20_12)

keesee, christian k. .. deceased Oklahoma banker and art collector (5_13_12)
lane, william h. (1914-1995) deceased art collector... more info here (6_20_12)
lauder, ronald...
deceased american cosmetics executive and art collector... paid $135 mil. for gustav klimt's "portrait of adele bloch-bauer I"
lewis, sidney
(1919-1999)... deceased art collector... his NYT obit. is here (6_25_12)
ludgin, earl
... deceased businessman and art collector (6_19_12)
ludington, wright
... deceased art collector (6_19_12)

***ludwig, peter
... deceased art collector (of the ludwig collection)... "his collection was possibly the largest collection in private hands" (--"the independent" in July 27, 1996)... his obit is here... more info on his collection is here (6_24_12)
marcus, stanley
... deceased dallas businessman...owned the neiman marcus department store... art collector (6_19_12)
***mellon, andrew
(1855-1937)... art collector, philanthropist (6_8_12) (6_10_12) (6_13_12) more info here (6_21_12) (6_28_12)
moore, marianne
... deceased poet and art collector
(6_19_12)
***morgan, j.p. (1837-1913) (6_8_12) (6_10_12) more info here (6_21_12)
morgan jr., j.p.
(1867-1943)... more info here (6_23_12)
muller, helene.
. deceased shipping heiress and art collector (5_5_12)
***nasher, raymond and pat
sy.
.. deceased dallas collectors of sculptures...for 50 years, they collected 20th century sculptures together... more info here (11_20_12)
***neuberger, roy
... deceased financier and art collector
(6_19_12) collected art for eighty years... more info here (6_21_12)
niarchos, stavros
(1909-1996)... deceased greek shpping magnate... father of prominent art collector phillip niarchos... more info here (5_12_12)
noyes, eliot... deceased architect and art collector  (4_14_12)
parkinson, eliza bliss
... deceased art collector (5_13_12)
phillips, duncan
... deceased art collector..."founded phillips memorial gallery, a private museum in his washington d.c. home in 1921" -- lindsay pollack
(6_8_12)
pincus, david... a clothing manufacturer from philadelphia who died in dec. 2011... wife is geraldine.  (4_29_12)
powers, john
(1916-1999) ... deceased art collector... more info here (6_24_12)
ricau, james h.
.. deceased collector of marble works... now in the chrysler museum of art... more info here (8_5_12)
ricke, rolf...
german dealer and art collector in the late 60's (4_27_12)

***rockefeller, abby aldrich
(1874-1948)... one of the founders of MoMA in 1929... mother of david and nelson rockefeller
(5_13_12) the best art-buying client of the gallerist edith gregor halpert (6_8_12) ... more info here (6_21_12)
rockefeller, david... former chairman of chase manhattan bank (5_13_12)
***rockefeller, john d.
(1839-1937)...
deceased art collector...father of nelson... husband of abby (6_8_12) (6_10_12) ... more info here (6_21_12)
***rockefeller, nelson... (1908-1974) deceased art collector...vice president under ford (5_13_12)... more info here (6_21_12)
rogers, amon carter (1879-1955)... deceased art collector...'a Fort Worth newspaper publisher and industrialist... began collecting art in the 1930's.' - WSJ (4_10_12)
rowan, robert
(1911-1996)... deceased american art collector of los angeles... pasadena real estate mogul... collected color-field painters and ferus artists... more info here in his obit. (6_28_12)
schiaparelli, elsa,
a paris couturier...(4_29_12)
schramm, james siegmund
(b. 1904 & d.___)...deceased ohio art collector... more info here (6_20_12)

***scull, robert and ethel
...
deceased art collector...(he died in 1986, she in 2001)... They divorced in 1975... Their collection was the equivalent of several museums' collections in quantity and quality. (6_10_12)
soby, james
(1906-1979)...deceased art collector, curator... more info here (6_22_12)
sonnabend, ileana
(1914-2007)... widow of warhol's gallerist leo castelli (1_22_13)

spaeth, otto
... deceased businessman / collector (6_19_12)
stearns, laura
... art collector in the 1960's (6_20_12)
***stein, gertrude... collector of picasso...american who spent most of her life in france...wealthy american expatriate (4_18_12) (5_27_12)
stein, leo
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deceased art collector...brother of gertrude... wealthy american expatriate (5_21_12) (5_27_12)
stein, michael ...deceased art collector...husband of sarah...brother of gertrude...wealthy american expatriate (5_21_12) (5_27_12)(12_26_12)
straus, robert david
... deceased businessman / collector (6_19_12)
thompson, don... collector, author, economist (5_13_12)
thompson, henry yates (1838-1928)... newspaper magnate, and collector of illuminated manuscripts... more info here (6_23_12)

***tremaine, burton and emily
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deceased art collectors of connecticut...burton died in 2002... survived by his wife catherine burns tremaine...they were some of gagosian's first clients  (4_29_12) "famed american contemporary art collectors" -- don thompson (6_10_12) (1_22_13)
tuffier, theodore... 1941 art collector and surgeon (2_2_14)

watkin, sir edward... deceased art collector...a railway magnate in manchester, england (5_12_12)
***widener, peter
(1834-1915)... art collector.... more info here (11_23_12)
wildenstein, alec
(deceased brother of guy wildenstein) (2_21_11)
wildenstein, daniel
(deceased father of guy wildenstein) a friend of Picasso (1917-2001) (2_21_11)
wildenstein, georges.
.. (deceased grandfather of guy wildenstein) (2_21_11)
wildenstein, nathan
(deceased great-grand-father of guy wildenstein), a tie manufacturer who opened a gallery in Paris calle Wildenstein & Co. (in the 1870's) (2_21_11)
wildenstein, sylvia
(deceased second wife of daniel wildenstein) (2_21_11)
wilder, billy
... deceased film director and art collector
(6_19_12)
wolfson, marc
... deceased collector... married to ernestine davidoff (2_2_14)
wong, martin
(died 1999)... a deceased prominent collector... a painter...a mentor to fledgling artists (1_29_14)
wright, frank lloyd
(1867-1959)... deceased architect and collector of japanese prints... more info here (8_15_12)