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Louisine Havemeyer

(1855–1929). Art collector and patron. Also a suffragist. With her husband, Henry O. Havemeyer (1847–1907), also a collector and patron as well as a businessman, she amassed a ...

Louisine Havemeyer

Louisine Havemeyer  

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(1855–1929).Art collector and patron. Also a suffragist. With her husband, Henry O. Havemeyer (1847–1907), also a collector and patron as well as a businessman, she amassed a stellar collection of ...
Charles C. Haight

Charles C. Haight  

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(b New York, 17 March 1841; d Garrison-on-Hudson, NY, 8 Feb 1917),architect. Haight was the son of a minister at New York's prestigious Trinity Church. Throughout his career, Haight ...
John Sartain

John Sartain  

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Family of Philadelphia printmakers, printers, painters and educators. John Sartain (b London, 24 Oct 1808; d Philadelphia, PA, 25 Oct 1897) and his children, Emily (b Philadelphia, 17 March 1841 ...
Collecting and dealing

Collecting and dealing  

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Apart from isolated collections of prints, drawings and copies, such as that of John Smibert, in Colonial times the furnishings of the houses of the wealthy constituted the only significant ...
Samuel Colman

Samuel Colman  

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(1832–1920).Painter, etcher, and designer. Unusually versatile, he painted western scenery and romantically flavored foreign locales, spearheaded the American watercolor movement, and worked with ...
Impressionism, American

Impressionism, American  

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Late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century movement centered on optical experience, with particular attention to fixing contemporary subjects in momentary perceptions of light and color. Inspired ...
Mary Cassatt

Mary Cassatt  

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(1844–1926)American painter and printmaker who worked mainly in Paris in the circle of the Impressionists (she was a friend particularly of Degas). She specialized in everyday life scenes, her ...
Metropolitan Museum of Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art  

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New York. The largest and most comprehensive collection of art in the USA and one of the greatest in the world. It was founded in 1870 by a group of art collectors, civic leaders, and ...

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