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Henrietta "Etta" Cone
Birth: Nov. 30, 1870
Jonesborough
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 31, 1949
Baltimore
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA

Art Collector: Sister to industrialist Moses H. Cone and Claribel Cone. She was an heir to one of the greatest fortunes in early 20th century America. Etta Cone is remembered for her collection of early impressionist and French art. Her collecting of art began while living in Paris France. She was friends with Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso. She was especially close to the brother of Gertrude Stine for developing her taste in in modern artwork. Following the death of her sister Claribel she continued to add to the collection. Until her death her sister's apartment in the same building was maintained with every spare space of the walls covered in early impressionist and modern art. She continued to amass the large collection till the time of her death. She was especially close to Henri Matisse and carried on a long correspondence with him. The Cone Art Collection consist of more than 3,000 works of art. It is divided between the Baltimore Museum of Art and the Weatherspoon Art Museum at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. The value of the collection is estimated to be worth more than 1 Billion Dollars.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Herman Cone (1828 - 1897)
  Helen Guggenheimer Cone (1838 - 1902)
 
 Siblings:
  Moses Herman Cone (1857 - 1908)*
  Ceasar Cone (1859 - 1917)*
  Carrie Cone Long (1861 - 1927)*
  Monroe A Cone (1862 - 1891)*
  Claribel Cone (1864 - 1929)*
  Solomon Napoleon Cone (1868 - 1936)*
  Henrietta Cone (1870 - 1949)
  Julius Washington Cone (1872 - 1940)*
  Bernard M. Cone (1874 - 1956)*
  Clarence Newton Cone (1876 - 1929)*
  Frederic Wilbur Cone (1878 - 1944)*
  Sydney Moses Cone (1885 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Druid Ridge Cemetery
Pikesville
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA
Plot: Hickory Knoll
 
Created by: Robert C. Peurifoy
Record added: Jan 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32681282
Henrietta Etta Cone
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Henrietta Etta Cone
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