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George Elliott Downing papers, 19--

George Elliott Downing papers, 19--

Downing, George Elliott, 1904-1977

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 2.0 linear ft.

Summary: Notes; catalogues; and etchings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and educator; Providence, R.I.. Born in Marquette, Michigan, Downing was educated at Harvard University and at the University of Chicago. A member of the College Art Association and the Providence Art Club, he taught at the University of Chicago and at Brown University. His wife, Antoinette Downing, is an architectural historian.

Provenance

Donated 1981 by Mrs. George E. Downing, widow of George Downing.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

George Elliott Downing papers, 19--. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.