Phelps, William E., 1897-1967.

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Collector, art patron; Montchanin, Delaware.

Resided in the Brandywine Valley between Wilmington, De. and Chadds Ford, Pa. where he and his wife, Mary, became friends with many local artists. He was an early patron of Andrew Wyeth and a close friend of the Wyeth family.

From the description of William E. Phelps papers, 1939-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122333419

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creatorOf Phelps, William E., 1897-1967. William E. Phelps papers, 1939-1979. Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984. person
associatedWith Kerr, E. Coe, 1914-1973. person
associatedWith M. Knoedler & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Wyeth, Andrew, 1917-2009. person
associatedWith Wyeth, Betsy James, 1921- person
associatedWith Wyeth, Henriette, 1907- person
associatedWith Wyeth, N. C. (Newell Convers), 1882-1945. person
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Birth 1897

Death 1967

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