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Ruth Egri papers, 1923-1988

Ruth Egri papers, 1923-1988

Egri, Ruth, 1911-1996

Muralist, Painter, Educator, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 1.0 linear ft.

Summary: Biographical material, letters, writings, sketchbooks, art works, clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, photographs and subject files.

Biographical/Historical Note

Figure painter, muralist, illustrator, educator, New York, N.Y. and Wilmington, Del. Studied at the National Academy of Design, the Art Students League, and the Master Institute of the Roerich Museum with Howard Giles. She also painted and exhibited in Taos, N.M. with her brother Ted Egri. Her subject was primarily the female figure.


The donor, Ted Egri, is the younger brother of Ruth Egri Holden.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Ruth Egri papers, 1923-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.