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The billionaire Steven Rales built his fortune with his brother, Mitchell, mostly through industrial enterprises. He also owns a production company that produces Wes Anderson films. His interests in collecting include Impressionism and 20th-century art. He was one of the major donors to the Peeler Art Center at DePauw University, of which he is an alumnus.

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Steven Rales

Location:
Washington, D.C.

Source of wealth:
Tool industry

Collecting area:
Impressionism; Modern and contemporary art

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Fun fact:

This Rales keeps an even lower profile than his brother, but it’s been speculated that his valuable collection will eventually pass into the public domain.