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Edward Warburg

American philanthropist and art patron


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Edward Mortimer Morris Warburg was an American philanthropist and patron of the arts from New York City. He taught Modern Art at Bryn Mawr College and he was vice director for public affairs of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He was a co-founder of the American Ballet and the School of American Ballet. He collected many paintings and sculptures, and donated the bulk of them to museums, especially the Museum of Modern Art.

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr College

Historically women's liberal arts college in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, US

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