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Bache, Jules Semon

Sue C. Patrick.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Financial Aspects of Art. 1291 words.

Bache, Jules Semon (09 November 1861–24 March 1944), financier and art collector, was born in New York City, the son of Semon Bache, a merchant of glass and mirrors, and Elizabeth van...

Beit, Sir Otto John, first baronet (1865–1930), financier, philanthropist, and art connoisseur

Maryna Fraser.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking; Financial Aspects of Art; Art Education; Art. 1214 words.

Beit, Sir Otto John, first baronet (1865–1930), financier, philanthropist, and art connoisseur, was born on 7 December 1865 in Hamburg, Germany, twelve years after his brother Alfred Beit....

Benson, Robert Henry [Robin] (1850–1929), merchant banker and art collector

Jehanne Wake.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Financial Aspects of Art. 1622 words.

Benson, Robert Henry [Robin] (1850–1929), merchant banker and art collector, was born on 24 September 1850 at Fairfield House, Fairfield, near Manchester, the eldest of three children of...

Dale, Chester

Bethany Neubauer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Banking. 1105 words.

Dale, Chester (03 May 1883–16 December 1962), investment banker and art collector, was born in New York City, the son of Thomas W. Dale, a department store salesman, and Jane Roberts. Dale...

David, Sir Percival Victor David Ezekiel, second baronet (1892–1964), financier and collector of Chinese art

William Watson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Financial Aspects of Art. 651 words.

David, Sir Percival Victor David Ezekiel, second baronet (1892–1964), financier and collector of Chinese art, was born in Bombay on 21 July 1892, the fifth and youngest child in the family...

Davis, Sir Edmund Gabriel (1861–1939), mining financier and art collector

Ian Phimister.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Financial Aspects of Art. 1699 words.

Davis, Sir Edmund Gabriel (1861–1939), mining financier and art collector, was born on 3 August 1861 at Tintern, Gardiner's Creek Road, Toorak, Melbourne, Australia, the second of the four...

Esdaile, William (1758–1837), banker and print collector

Alsager Vian.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Banking. 870 words.

Esdaile, William (1758–1837), banker and print collector, was born, presumably in London, on 6 February 1758, the fourth son of Sir James Esdaile (1713×15–1793) of Great Gains, Essex,...

Harari, Ralph Andrew (1893–1969), merchant banker and art scholar and collector

P. J. V. Rolo.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Financial Aspects of Art; Art Education; Art. 722 words.

Harari, Ralph Andrew (1893–1969), merchant banker and art scholar and collector, was born on 28 October 1893 in Cairo, the third child and elder son of Sir Victor Harari Pasha, civil...

Hirshhorn, Joseph H.

Judith Zilczer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Financial Aspects of Art. 1494 words.

Hirshhorn, Joseph H. (11 August 1899?–31 August 1981), financier and art collector, was born Joseph Herman Choneh Hirshhorn in the village of Jukst, near Mitau (now Jelgava), Latvia, the...

Hoare, Henry (1705–1785), banker and patron of art

Victoria Hutchings.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Banking. 1021 words.

Hoare, Henry (1705–1785), banker and patron of art, was born on 7 July 1705, the eldest son of Henry Hoare (1677–1725), banker, and his wife, Jane (d. 1741), daughter of Sir William Benson...

Jenkins, Thomas (1722–1798), art dealer, painter, and banker

Annette Peach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Financial Aspects of Art; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 2097 words.

Jenkins, Thomas (1722–1798), art dealer, painter, and banker, was probably born in December 1722 in Sidbury, Devon, one of the two sons of William Jenkins. His brother, William, later...

Kahn, Otto Herman

William Weisberger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Banking. 1540 words.

Kahn, Otto Herman (21 February 1867–29 March 1934), investment banker and patron of the fine arts, was born in Mannheim, Germany, the son of Bernhard Kahn, a banker, and Emma Eberstadt....

Manton, Sir Edwin Alfred Grenville (1909–2005), insurance underwriter, art collector, and philanthropist

Nicholas Serota.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Financial Aspects of Art; Insurance. 1094 words.

Manton, Sir Edwin Alfred Grenville (1909–2005), insurance underwriter, art collector, and philanthropist, was born on 22 January 1909 at Burrows Road, Earls Colne, Essex, the eldest of...

Mellon, Andrew William

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Banking; Financial Aspects of Art. 1370 words.

Mellon, Andrew William (24 March 1855–26 August 1937), financier, statesman, and art collector, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of Thomas Mellon, a lawyer and later a judge,...

Powers, Daniel William

Milton Berman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Banking. 1114 words.

Powers, Daniel William (14 June 1818–11 December 1897), banker and art collector, was born in Batavia, New York, the son of Asahel Powers and Elizabeth Powell, farmers who were among the...

Simon, Norton Winfred

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Financial Aspects of Art. 1497 words.

Simon, Norton Winfred (05 February 1907–02 June 1993), business executive and art collector, was born in Portland, Oregon, the son of Myer Simon, a department store owner, and Lillian...