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2 June 2020

Dr. Louise Mirrer, president and CEO of the New-York Historical Society, announced an extraordinary promised gift from philanthropists and art collectors Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld. The couple’s “Scenes of New York City” collection comprises 130 artworks dating from the mid-19th through the 21st-centuries, including works by Isabel Bishop, Marc Chagall, David Hockney, Edward Hopper, Yvonne Jacquette, Jacob Lawrence, Louise Nevelson, Georgia O’Keeffe, Norman Rockwell, and Andy Warhol, among others. The collection of paintings, works on paper in various media, and sculpture includes 113 works by 82 artists not currently represented in New-York Historical’s collection.