Davidson Taylor papers, 1965-1966

Taylor, Davidson, b. 1907 d. 1979
Arts administrator
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 5 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence, 1965-1966, between Davidson, Chairman of the Program in the Arts, Columbia University, and Edwin Dickinson, following the award of the Brevoort-Eikemeyer Prize given by the University to Dickinson, 1965. Taylor comments on Dickinson's Whitney Museum show and commends his painting "Gonzales Studio." Dickinson acknowledges Taylor's comments and explains his technique for painting highlights in a subject's eyes. Also included is a press release announcing the award, October 15, 1965.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art administrator, Columbia University; New York, N.Y.

Donated 1971 by Davidson Taylor.

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