Goodrich, Lloyd, 1897-1987

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Birth 1897-07-10
Death 1987-03-27

Biographical notes:

Art historian; biographer of Thomas Eakins.

From the description of Letters : Little Compton, R.I., and New York, to Seymour Adelman, 1971 Oct. 8, 1975 Apr. 12, and 1981 Feb. 15. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28406825

Museum officer, art historian.

From the description of Reminiscences of Lloyd Goodrich : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419785

Museum director, art historian.

From the description of Lloyd Goodrich interviews, 1962-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220179720

Museum administrator, writer; New York, N.Y. d. 1987.

Born in Nutley, N.J. Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1935-1948. Appointed associate director, 1948, director, 1958, and director emeritus, 1968, and was a member of the board of trustees, Whitney Museum of American Art. Served as chairman for the Committee on Government and Art, 1948-1954, vice-chairman for the National Council on the Arts and Government, 1962-1974, director, trustee, and honorary vice president of American Federation of Arts. Author of publications on Winslow Homer, 1944 & 1959, Albert Pinkham Ryder, 1959, Edward Hopper, 1971, Raphael Soyer, 1972, and Reginald Marsh, 1972, plus many other books and articles.

From the description of Lloyd Goodrich papers, 1863-1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122404144


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