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Ryah Ludins portfolio, circa 1920-1950

Ludins, Ryah, 1896-1957

Art teacher, Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 0.1 Linear feet

Summary: The Ryah Ludins portfolio measures 0.1 linear feet and dates from circa 1920-1950. The porfolio contains photographs of murals by Ryah Ludins, which were mostly commissioned for government art projects in the 1930s.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ryan Ludins (1896-1957) was a muralist, painter, printmaker, and art educator based in New York, N.Y. Ludins completed mural projects for the Works Progress Administration Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture and the Mexican government. She taught art at Teachers College, Columbia University, Ohio University, and North Carolina College for Women at Greensboro. She died in New York, N.Y. on August 30, 1957.

Provenance

Donated 2009 by Ryah Ludins via Janis Conner and Joel Rosenkranz, estate executors.

Language Note

English .