V. V. Rankine papers, 1945-1980

Rankine, V. V., b. 1920 d. 2004
Painter, Sculptor
Active in Washington, D.C.

Collection size: 26 items

Collection Summary: Exhibition catalogs and announcements, two posters; and a photograph of Arshile Gorky, Rankine's brother-in-law, dancing at Rankine's wedding, 1945.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, sculptor; Washington, D.C. Variable forms of her name are notably E. R. (Elvine Richard) Rankine, Vivian Scott Rankine, and her former married name, Mrs. Paul Scott.

Donated by Rufus King, Sr., Rankine's husband, in 1981. The photograph was lent by Rankine for copying by the Archives, 1990.

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