Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney

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Birthday
9, 1875
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Apr 18, 1942 (67)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
9, 1875
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Apr 18, 1942 (67)

About

Artist, art patron, and collector who founded the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1931.

Before Fame

She hung out with mostly boys and participated in sports growing up.

Trivia

She sculpted numerous monuments that are located all over the world.

Family Life

She married the wealthy Harry Payne Whitney when she was 21.

Associated With

She and Nelson Rockefeller both came from famous American families.

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