Entries tagged with "Eleanor Ross"

Scholar of Moorish and Moroccan art; librarian at the public library of Toronto. Boothe was also a member of the ALA (American Library Association) and served on its Adult Education Roundtable in the 1940s. During her life, she lived in Canada and Geneva, Switzerland.

Gallo-roman pottery and Roman sculpture curator; Project manager at Carnavalet Museum. Graduating from l'École du Louvre in 1926 with a BA, Marie Durand-Lefebvre earned a doctorate in philosophy from l'École des Hautes Études in 1937. A scholar of the Black Virgin, she investigated black madonnas—especially ones located throughout the holy land. Durand later worked under Jules Toutain (1865-1961) as a project manager at the Carnavalet Museum. Focusing on Roman Gaul pottery, Durand catalogued 877 potters' stamps found throughout Paris.

Feminist art historian and early scholar of African American art; founded Woman's Art Journal. Elsa Honig was born to Samuel M. Honig and ​​Yetta Susskind (Honig). She earned her Bachelors in Fine Arts from Syracuse University in 1951 and her MEd in art from Temple University's Tyler College of Fine Arts in 1967. She married Harold J. Fine Jr. (d. 2009), a psychologist and psychoanalyst, in 1952.

Expert on African-American art; Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Museum of African American Art in Los Angeles. Mary Jane Hewitt's birth is undocumented, but likely in the 1920s. She was the youngest of four children in a single-mother household. She was raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, by her mother to whom she accredited her strong will and intolerance of discrimination (Ehrhart-Morrison). Hewitt first earned a Bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota before traveling to Paris, France in the 1950s. In France, Hewitt worked as a French interpreter and translator for the U.S.

American woman of letters; wrote art history; teacher; poet. R'lene LaFleur Howell was born in Michigan in 1926. She attended the University of Chicago for her doctorate; her dissertation was titled American Art in the Stream of Realism. She worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as an assistant, penning and article, "Craftsmanship in Wrought Iron" in 1950. As she published, the aspiring novelist Edward Dahlberg (1900-1977) courted her—calling her daily and dedicating works such as "The Parables" and The Flea of Sodom to her.

Specialist of engraved medieval objects; architecture of the High Middle Ages in France art historian. Colette Lassalle was born to Branche Berthe Thuillier and Lucien Lassalle in Paris, France suburb. The fourth of five children, Lamy-Lasalle attended secondary school at the Lycée Molière before marrying Maurice Lamy (1895-1975), a physician, in 1928. Lamy-Lasalle later graduated from L'École du Louvre with a degree in literature and the Art and Archeology Institute.

Statue and sculpture conservator; special assistant for International Exhibit Loans at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Leo was born in New York City to Elinore Baisley Leo (Wellington) (1914–2008) and Arnold Leo II. Graduating from The High School of Music and Art, Roussel continued her studies at Wilson College,  where she earned a Bachelor's Degree. Enrolling in Goddard College, Ms. Leo received her Master's Degree in Art and Education before traveling to Greece and later France to intern under the sculptor Ossip Zadkine and study at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière.

Byzantine, Hellenistic, and Greek art historian; specialist in post-1820 Hellenic Art. Tselos was born in Arvanito Kerasia, a small town in Arcadia, Greece. When his wife died from a miscarriage, his father, Theodore Telos immigrated to Cairo for work, leaving his children in Arvanito Kersia. At fifteen Tselos followed his father's footsteps and left Greece, choosing New York to follow his older brother. Arriving at Ellis Island on December 25th, 1915, Tselos went to his brother's home in Chicago.

Art representative for the Commission de Récupération Artistique after World War Two; French art curator at the Louvre. Valland was born to Francisque Valland, a mechanic, and Rose Maria Viardin in a small province in southeastern France. Encouraged to study by her mother, Valland received a scholarship from the École Normale d'Institutrices de Grenoble and graduated in 1918 with a teaching degree. She then earned diplomas from the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts de Lyon in 1922 and the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1925.