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Abby Aldrich Rockefeller.

Mary Ellen Chase

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller.

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rockefeller, Abby Aldrich

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT275.R747 C48
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p.
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6070718M
    LC Control Number50009582
    OCLC/WorldCa223966


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Rockefeller, Jr., one of the richest men in the United States, and the great patron of modern art Abby Aldrich Rockefeller. He graduated from Harvard College in the depths of the Depression, when the capitalist order, which his grandfather had helped to create, was under relentless attack/5(4).

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Rockefeller, Jr., and the celebrated patron of modern art Abby Aldrich Rockefeller—David Rockefeller has carried his birthright into a distinguished life of his own. After doing some preliminary research at the Rockefeller Archive Center and simultaneously reading the only really comprehensive (until my book is published of course!!) about Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Bernice Kert's "The Woman in the Family," I felt I had not only found an amazing woman to write about but a kindred spirit in Abby.

Mrs. J.D. Rockefeller Jr. Summary Photograph shows philanthropist Abigail "Abby" Aldrich Rockefeller () at the building of the the fishing trawler "Albatross" in Portland, Maine, August (Source: Flickr Commons project, ) Contributor Names.

Philanthropist. She was the daughter of Senator Nelson W. Aldrich. Married to John D. Rockefeller, Jr., she was the mother of Abby, John D.

III, Nelson, Laurance, Winthrop, and David Rockefeller. She encouraged the establishment of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, to which she donated over items, and the.

InMoMA published Oasis in the City, a celebration of the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture by Peter Reed and Romy Silver-Kohn, with contributions by Quentin Bajac, Reed, Silver-Kohn, and Ann Temkin, the book also includes a portfolio of images of the Sculpture Garden by some of the world’s most renowned photographers.

This book also takes readers inside the garden at Eyrie, the family summer retreat in Seal Harbor, Maine. There, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller collaborated with noted designer Beatrix Farrand to design a walled garden inspired by Asian aesthetics at the perimeter and filled with traditional perennials.