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Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876-1967)

Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876-1967)
Title
Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876-1967)
Date 
c. 1910-15
Medium 
Pastel on paper, laid on board
Dimensions 
Overall: 24 1/2 x 20 in. ( 62.2 x 50.8 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot
Object Number 
1941.1039
Gallery Label 
The subject of this portrait was the younger of two daughters born to William and Elizabeth King (Hawley) de Groot of New York. She studied art in Paris and about 1920 began to collect paintings, eventually assembling a collection of about 150 works by leading French artists from Delacroix to Braque, which she donated to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She gave a sizable collection of portraits of her family to The New-York Historical Society.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group