Born January 9~ Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (January 9, 1875-April 18, 1942) was an American sculptor,
art patron and collector, and founder in 1931 of the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gertrude_Vanderbilt_Whitney

Spanish Peasant by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
1913 / Bronze on marble base / Excluding base: 9 3/4″x7 1/2″x7 1/4″ / Graham Shay 1857 gallery, NYC

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/gertrude-vanderbilt-whitney/

Further reading:
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/gertrude-vanderbilt-whitney/
https://www.newnetherlandinstitute.org/history-and-heritage/dutch_americans/gertrude-vanderbilt-whitney/#
https://crystalbridges.org/blog/womens-history-month-gertrude-vanderbilt-whitney/

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