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date: 12 April 2024

Morgan, John Pierpont (1837–1913). Art collector 

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The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists
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Ann Lee Morgan

Also a book collector, financier, industrialist, and philanthropist. While dominating Wall Street for many years, he amassed the largest and most formidable private art collection of his time, perhaps of any time. Of superb quality throughout, it encompassed Western fine and decorative arts from ancient times through the eighteenth century, as well as Asian porcelains. This collection greatly enriched the ... ...

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