Melcarth, Edward, 1914-1973

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Painter, photographer, educator, writer; New York, N.Y.

Born Edward Epstein, 1914, in Louisville, Kentucky. Studied in London, Paris and at Harvard. Taught at Parsons School of Design, Columbia University, University of Washington (Seattle), University of Louisville and the Educational Alliance Art School. Melcarth died in 1973.

From the description of Edward Melcarth papers, [ca. 1930-1974]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220236391

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referencedIn Lynes, Russell, 1910-1991. Harper's Magazine records kept by managing editor Russell Lynes, 1946-1962. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Lovell, Tom, 1909-1997. Tom Lovell papers, circa 1845-1997. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
creatorOf Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907-. Karl E. Fortess taped interviews with artists, [1963-1985]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1875-2004 (inclusive), 1936-2000 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Alliance of Figurative Artists. Alliance of Figurative Artists lectures and panel discussions, 1969-1970. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Melcarth, Edward, 1914-1973. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Melcarth, Edward, 1914-1972 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Melcarth, Edward, 1914-1973. Edward Melcarth papers, [ca. 1930-1974]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Alliance of Figurative Artists. corporateBody
associatedWith Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907- person
associatedWith Lovell, Tom, 1909-1997. person
correspondedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
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Birth 1914

Death 1973




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SNAC ID: 47705486