The Proud Possessors: The Lives, Times and Tastes of Some Adventurous American Art Collectors

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Provides an overview of the art collections of J. Pierpont Morgan, Charles Lang Freer, Thomas Gilcrease, Peggy Guggenheim, Joseph H. Hirshhorn, and the Rockefeller family, Mrs. Potter Palmer, Isabella Stewart Gardner, John G. Johnson, The Henry O. Havemeyers, Gertrude, Leo, Michael and Sarah Stein, John Quinn, Katherine Sophie Dreier, Edward Wales Root, Electra Havemeyer Webb, Thomas Gilcrease, Peggy Guggenheim 326, and the Rockefellers.


  • Hirshhorn, Joseph H
  • Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont) 1837-1913
  • Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919


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  • Art, Modern
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