List of famous female art collectors, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female art collectors list contains the most prominent and top females known for being art collectors. There are thousand of females working as art collectors in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic art collectors have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a art collector then the people below should give you inspiration.
List is made up of many different people, including Judy Goffman Cutler and Dorothy Vogel.While this isn't a list of all female art collectors, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female art collectors?" and "Who are the best female art collectors?"
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney was an American sculptor, art patron and collector, and founder in 1931 of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. She was a prominent social figure and hostess, who was born into the wealthy Vanderbilt family and married into the Whitney family. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 67 (1875-1942)
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of Americasee more on Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
Judy Goffman Cutler is an American art dealer, co-founder of the National Museum of American Illustration, and founder and Executive Director of the American Illustrators Gallery, NYC. She has authored and co-authored over fifty exhibition catalogues and art books published by Bison Books/Crescent Books, Harry N. Abrams, and Pomegranate Artbooks. ...more on Wikipediasee more on Judy Goffman Cutler
Marguerite "Peggy" Guggenheim was an American art collector, bohemian and socialite. Born to a wealthy New York City family, she was the daughter of Benjamin Guggenheim, who went down with the Titanic in 1912, and the niece of Solomon R. Guggenheim, who would establish the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Peggy Guggenheim created a noted art collection in Europe and America primarily between 1938 and 1946. She exhibited this collection as she built it and, in 1949, settled in Venice, where she lived and exhibited her collection for the rest of her life. The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is a modern art museum on the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy, and is one of the most visited attractions in ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 81 (1898-1979)
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of Americasee more on Peggy Guggenheim
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 Americasee more on Cone sisters