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V. V. Rankine papers, 1945-1980

Rankine, V. V., 1920-2004

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 26 Items

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.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Photograph: Original returned to V.V. Rankine after copying.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

V. V. Rankine papers, 1945-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.