Mary Quinn Sullivan

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Birthday
24, 1877
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Dec 5, 1939 (62)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
24, 1877
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Dec 5, 1939 (62)

About

Pioneering modern art collector who became one of the founding trustees of the Museum of Modern Art.

Before Fame

She was hired in 1901 as an art teacher in the Queens, New York, public school system.

Trivia

She became friends with Lillie Plummer Bliss and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller during the 1920s, two ladies who were also art patrons.

Family Life

Her father was Thomas F. Quinn and her mother was Anne E. Gleason Quinn. In 1917, she married Cornelius J. Sullivan.

Associated With

She studied under artist Roger Fry at the Slade School of Fine Art in London in 1910.