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King, Edward Stauffer

    Full Name: King, Edward Stauffer

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1900

    Date Died: 1995

    Place Born: Princeton, Merce, NJ, USA

    Place Died: Princeton, Mercer, NJ, USA

    Home Country/ies: United States

    Subject Area(s): museums (institutions)

    Career(s): directors (administrators) and museum directors


    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.


    "King, Edward Stauffer." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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