Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, DAR member,sculptor,WWI
The Whitney Women and The Museum They Made
Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney was an American sculptor, art patron and collector, and founder in 1931 of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. She was a prominent social figure and hostess, who was born into the wealthy Vanderbilt family and married into the Whitney family.