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Courtauld, Samuel

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːtəʊld
 
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Definition of Courtauld, Samuel in English:

( 1876–1947), English industrialist. He was a director of his family’s silk firm and a collector of French impressionist and post-impressionist paintings. He presented his collection to the University of London, endowed the Courtauld Institute of Art, and bequeathed to it his house in Portman Square, London.

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