Korzybska, Mira Edgerly, 1872-1954.

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Painter of portraits on ivory.

She was a self-taught artist whose career as a successful and sought after portraitist took her from San Francisco to New York, London, Washington, Latin America, and Chicago. In 1919, she married Alfred Korzybski, 1879-1950 (q.v.), and worked with him tyo develop and promote his theories of General Semantics.

From the description of Mira Edgerly Korzybska papers, ca.1850-1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 506131166

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creatorOf Korzybska, Mira Edgerly, 1872-1954. Mira Edgerly Korzybska papers, ca.1850-1960. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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associatedWith Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942. person
associatedWith Hayakawa, S. I. (Samuel Ichiyé), 1906-1992. person
associatedWith Horney, Karen, 1885-1952. person
associatedWith Johnson, Burges, 1877-1963. person
associatedWith Korzybski, Alfred, 1879-1950. person
associatedWith Macdonald, Dwight. person
associatedWith Toklas, Alice B. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Portrait painters
General semantics
Portrait miniatures
Miniature painters
Women artists
Women painters


Birth 1872

Death 1954

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