Definition of Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt in English:

Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt

proper noun

  • (1876–1942) US sculptor and philanthropist; the daughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt. She sculpted the Titanic Women's Memorial in 1931 in Washington, DC, and that same year founded the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, the first museum in the US devoted exclusively to American art.

Pronunciation

Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt

/ˈ(h)witnē/