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Mendell, Elizabeth

    Full Name: Mendell, Elizabeth Lawrence

    Other Names:

    • Elizabeth Lawrence

    Gender: female

    Date Born: 1741

    Date Died: 1791

    Place Born: PA, USA

    Home Country/ies: United States

    Subject Area(s): architecture (object genre), Medieval (European), Romanesque, and sculpture (visual works)

    Institution(s): Yale University


    Scholar of English romanesque sculpture and architecture. Mendell studied medieval art at Yale University under Henri Focillon and Jean Bony. She completed her disseration in 1939 writing on the romanesque church at Saintonge, France. The following year it was published as part of the Yale Historical Publications the following year. She was married Clarena W. Mendell (b. 1885).

    Selected Bibliography

    [dissertaton:] Romanesque Sculpture in Saintonge. Yale University, 1939, Published, Yale Historical Publications, 1940, New Haven: Yale University Press. 1940.

    Contributors: Kerry Rork


    Kerry Rork. "Mendell, Elizabeth." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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