Duveen, Joseph, Lord

(1869–1939)
   English art dealer. As a leading British art dealer, especially in English and European paintings, Duveen built up important collections for American millionaire clients. He endowed a wing at the Tate Gallery, and a gallery at the British Museum for the Elgin Marbles.

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