Herbert and Dorothy Vogel

January 1992
U.S. News & World Report;1/20/92, Vol. 112 Issue 2, p19
Reports how last week, Herbert and Dorothy Vogel donated their 2,000-piece art collection, which they bought over the years from artists who later became famous, to Washington's National Gallery of Art. Their collection is now worth millions; What they plan to do with their new wealth.


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