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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?
Peggy Guggenheim's death was caused by stroke.
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.
|Cause of death||Stroke|
|Age of death||81 years|
|Birthday||August 26, 1898|
|Death date||December 23, 1979|
|Place of death||Camposampiero, Italy|
|Place of burial||Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy|