Peggy Guggenheim

Peggy Guggenheim's Death

Born (Birthday) August 26, 1898

Death Date December 23, 1979

Age of Death 81 years

Cause of Death Stroke

Place of Death Camposampiero, Italy

Place of Burial Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy

Profession Entrepreneur

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Biography - A Short Wiki

Art collector and wealthy socialite whose famous collection contains works of Cubism and Surrealism.

She opened the first gallery of her collected modern artwork in London in 1938. Her famous gallery, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, was later established in Venice, Italy.

Her patronage launched the careers of renowned artists such as Jackson Pollock and William Congdon.

How did Peggy Guggenheim die?

Guggenheim lived in Venice until her death in Camposampiero near Padua, Italy, after a stroke. Her ashes are interred in the garden (later the Nasher Sculpture Garden) of her home, the Palazzo Venier dei Leoni (inside the Peggy Guggenheim Collection), next to her dogs.