George A. Hearn, a major art collector and good friend of the Hewitt family, organized a group of men in 1907 to financially assist the Cooper Union Museum. In 1919, Eleanor called him “Santa Claus,” a tribute to a patron who annually gave the museum “wonderfully suitable objects and generous gifts of money.”

We have 233 objects that George A. Hearn has been involved with.

We know 1 people that George A. Hearn is related to.

  • Advisory Council
  • Founded 1907.
  • Founded to provide advice and funding for the museum’s collections.
  • This person is a organization of George.
  • This person is involved with 14486 objects in our collection.

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