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Gilmor, Jr., Robert
American, 1774 - 1848
Biography
Wealthy Baltimore collector Robert Gilmor, Jr. was married first to Elizabeth Cooke in 1802. She died the following year and he remarried in 1807 to Sarah Reeve. His collection was housed in the mansion he had built around 1810 on Water Street. Although not college educated, Gilmor traveled several times through Europe where he developed his interest in art. His collection numbered almost 400 paintings.

Bibliography
1998
Humphries, Lance L. Robert Gilmor, Jr. (1774-1848): Baltimore Collector and American Art Patron. Ph.D. diss., University of Virginia, 1998.
2003
Minty, Nancy T. Dutch and Flemish Seventeeth-Century Art in America, 1800-1940: Collections, Connoisseurship and Perceptions. Ph.D. diss, New York University, 2003:53-68, 342-374
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