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Menil, delocked

  • Susan E. Davidson

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American collectors, of French birth. John de Menil (fl 1904–73) and his wife Dominique de Menil [née Schlumberger] (b 1908) were forced by World War II to emigrate from France in 1941, relocating the headquarters of Dominique de Menil’s family’s business, Schlumberger Ltd, to Houston, TX, where they settled. They soon began acquiring art, under the guidance of Father ...

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