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Bust of John Gellatly

1931 Serge Yourievitch Born: France Died: United States 1940 bronze 17 x 8 3/4 x 9 5/8 in. (43.2 x 22.2 x 24.6 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase 1980.23 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 46B


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John Gellatly was a New York City art collector who gave his extensive collection to the Smithsonian Institution in 1929, a large part of which resides in the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Gellatly focused heavily on American art, although he had a diverse collection. His favorite artists included Abbott Thayer, Thomas Dewing, and Albert Pinkham Ryder, from whom he purchased seventeen paintings.

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Occupation - art - collector

Portrait male - Gellatly, John - bust

sculpture

metal - bronze

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About Serge Yourievitch

Born: France Died: United States 1940