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Henry Walters, 1841-1931

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1841
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Date of Death: 1931
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Identity:

Henry Walters was a collector, a friend of G. A. Lucas, and founder of the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD.

Life:

Lucas gave Portrait of George A. Lucas (YMSM 355) to Walters in 1908. In 1931 Waslters bequeathed his collection (begun by his father William T. Walters during the 1850s) and his gallery, completed in 1909, to the city of Baltimore.

Bibliography:

Young, Andrew McLaren, Margaret F. MacDonald, Robin Spencer and Hamish Miles, The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler, New Haven and London, 1980; Johnston, William R., William and Henry Walters, the Reticent Collectors, Baltimore, 1999; Young, Andrew McLaren, Margaret F. MacDonald, Robin Spencer and Hamish Miles, The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler, New Haven and London, 1980; http://www.thewalters.org (accessed 12 July 2004).