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Donald Blinken papers, 1956-2011

Blinken, Donald M., 1925-


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of art collector and former United States Ambassador Donald Blinken measure .4 linear feet and date from 1956-2011. The collection is comprised of correspondence and printed material regarding several of the artists Blinken collected, including Willem de Kooning, Philip Guston, and Esteban Vicente.

Biographical/Historical Note

Donald Blinken (1925- ) is an art collector in New York City and served as United States Ambassador to Hungary from 1994-1997. Throughout his career, Blinken has held leadership roles in investment banking, education, and arts patronage.


Donated to the Archives of American Art by Donald Blinken in 2014.

Language Note

Collection is in English