American People Famous Art Collectors from the United States

Reference
2k views 14 items

List of notable or famous art collectors from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top art collectors born in the United States and even some popular art collectors who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American art collectors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These art collectors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known art collector from the United States is included when available.

These people, like Rainn Wilson and John Waters include images when available.

This historic art collectors from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American art collectors of note?" and "Who are the most famous art collectors from the United States?" These prominent art collectors of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American art collectors.

Use this list of renowned American art collectors to discover some new art collectors that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (14 items)

Chester Dale was an American banker and patron of the arts. Dale earned large sums from working for the New York Stock Exchange, allowing him to collect a group of 19th and 20th-century French paintings. Although he considered establishing a private museum, he donated a part of his collection to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. in 1941. The rest of his collection was bequeathed to the National Gallery upon his death. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 79 (1883-1962)

see more on Chester Dale
Cone sisters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Art Collectors from the United States
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

The Cone sisters were Claribel Cone and Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland. Together they gathered one of the finest collections of modern French art in the United States. They were wealthy socialites during the Gilded Age. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 65 (1864-1929)

Birthplace: Jonesborough, Tennessee, United States of America

see more on Cone sisters

Age: Died at 79 (1870-1949)

Birthplace: Jonesborough, Tennessee, United States of America

see more on Etta Cone

Flora Payne Whitney, also known as Flora Whitney Miller, was an American socialite, art collector, and patron of the arts. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 89 (1897-1986)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

see more on Flora Payne Whitney