King, Edward Stauffer

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King, Edward Stauffer
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Princeton, NJ, USA
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Princeton, NJ, USA
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Director, Walters Art Gallery 1931-66. As a child in Baltimore, King grew up with Alfred H. Barr, Jr., later founder of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He married Tatiana Galitzine (1909-1993) in Philadelphia, 1932.

Selected Bibliography: 
The Greek Tradition in Painting: Paintings from Themes Derived from Classical Antiquity. The Greek Tradition in Painting and the Minor Arts. Baltimore: Baltimore Museum of Art and the Walters Art Gallery, 1939; and Ross, Marvin C. Catalogue of the American Works of Art: including French Medals Made for America in the Walters Art Gallery. Baltimore: Trustees of the Gallery, 1956.