Prophet, Nancy Elizabeth, 1890-1960

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American sculptress born in Warwick, Rhode Island of a Narraganset Indian father and an Afro-American mother. Studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and taught in various schools. Her work became well-known throughout Europe and the United States.

From the description of Diary, 1922-1934, Paris, France. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122493080

Nancy Elizabeth Prophet (b. Mar. 19, 1890-d. 1960) was a sculptural artist during the Harlem Rennaisance.

From the description of Prophet, Nancy Elizabeth, 1890-1960 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10597328

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employeeOf Atlanta University corporateBody
associatedWith Bruce, Patrick Henry, 1881-1936 person
alumnusOrAlumnaOf École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts (France) corporateBody
associatedWith Frick Art Reference Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Krohg, Per, 1889-1965 person
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associatedWith Segoffin, Victor Joseph Jean Ambroise, 1867-1925. person
employeeOf Spellman College corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States 00 US
Warwick RI US
Rhode Island RI US
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Narragansett Indians
Women artists
Women sculptors
African American women artists
Art, American
Art
Artists
Artists, Black
Expatriate artists
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Sculptors
College teachers
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Birth 1890-03-19

Death 1960-12-13

English

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