Duveen, Joseph

Duveen, Joseph
   Art dealer. Born in Hull, he began investing in art. Later he settled in the US where he educated a small group of collectors and encouraged the public to visit museums. He established galleries in New York, Paris and London. He was knighted and later made a peer.

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  • Joseph Duveen, 1st Baron Duveen — Joseph Duveen in the 1920s. Joseph Duveen, 1st Baron Duveen (14 October 1869, Hull – 25 May 1939, London), known as Sir Joseph Duveen, Bt, between 1927 and 1933, was a British art dealer, considered one of the most influential art dealers of all… …   Wikipedia

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  • Duveen of Millbank, Joseph Duveen, Baron — ▪ British art dealer born October 14, 1869, Hull, Yorkshire, England died May 25, 1939, London       British international art dealer who wielded enormous influence on art tastes in his time, especially in the United States.       The son of Sir… …   Universalium

  • Patrick Joseph Hayes — His portrait was painted in 1924 by the Swiss born American arrtist Adolfo Müller Ury (1862 1947) and was exhibited at the Duveen galleries, 720 Fifth Avenue, in the Spring of 1925. It was a three quarter standing portrait, but has been cut down… …   Wikipedia

  • Adolfo Müller-Ury — (1862 1947) was a Swiss born American portrait painter and impressionistic still life painter. He was born Felice Adolfo Müller on March 29 1862 at Airolo, in the Ticino in Switzerland, into a prominent patrician family whose lineage descended… …   Wikipedia

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