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painter, art collector, art critic, art expert, archaeologist, banker
started collecting art in 1899; founder of the Gallery of Living Art (later renamed the Museum of Living Art), the first museum in the United States dedicated solely to modern art; it was closed in 1943; Gallatin donated the collection to the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 1952
Nationality/school
American
Born
Villanova (Pennsylvania) 1881-07-23/1882
Deceased
New York City 1952-06-15
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this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
great-grandchild of Albert Gallatin (1761-1849)
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1899 - 1943
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Entered on: 1991-12-15; Modification on: 2018-01-24

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