Who is Walter Conrad Arensberg

Walter Conrad Arensberg (April 4, 1878 – January 29, 1954) was an American art collector, critic and poet. His father was part owner and president of a crucible steel company. He majored in English and philosophy at Harvard University. With his wife Louise (born as Mary Louise Stevens, 1879–1953), he collected art and supported artistic endeavors.

Early life and career Walter Arensberg was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the oldest child of Conrad Christian Arensberg and his second wife, Flora Belle Covert. Walter's father was President and partial owner of a successful Pittsburgh crucible company. Between 1896 and 1900, Walter attended Harvard University. Following graduation, he travelled to Europe, where he spent at least two ye...
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Walter Conrad Arensberg Poems

  • Voyage à L'infini
    The swan existing
    Is like a song with an accompaniment
    Imaginary.
    ...
  • Dialogue
    Be patient, Life, when Love is at the gate,
    And when he enters let him be at home.
    Think of the roads that he has had to roam.
    Think of the years that he has had to wait....
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  • Iceyoddny: perhaps it is no matter that you died. life’s an incognito which you saw through: you never told on life—you had your pride; but life has told on you. by walter conrad arensberg
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