Egri, Ruth, 1911-1996

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Figure painter, muralist, illustrator, educator, New York, N.Y. and Wilmington, Del.

Studied at the National Academy of Design, the Art Students League, and the Master Institute of the Roerich Museum with Howard Giles. She also painted and exhibited in Taos, N.M. with her brother Ted Egri. Her subject was primarily the female figure.

From the description of Ruth Egri papers, 1923-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122565943

Archival Resources
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creatorOf EGRI, RUTH. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Egri, Ruth, 1911-. Ruth Egri papers, 1923-1988. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Truehoff. Ruth Egri [graphic]. Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Egri, Charles. person
associatedWith Egri, Ilona. person
associatedWith Egri, Lajos, 1888-1967. person
associatedWith Egri, Ted, 1913- person
associatedWith Fabri, Ralph, 1894- person
associatedWith Federal Art Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Truehoff. person
associatedWith United States. Works Progress Administration. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Figurative painting, American
Mural Painters
Women painters


Birth 1911-04-23

Death 1996



Ark ID: w66q36jq

SNAC ID: 18363640