Artist Search
   
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Ruth Durlacher  (1912 - 1999)

About: Ruth Durlacher
 

Summary

Examples of her work  
 

Quick facts

Exhibits - current  
 

Biography*

Museums  
 

Book references

Magazine references pre-2007  
 

Discussion board

Signature Examples*  
 
Buy and Sell: Ruth Durlacher
  For sale ads Auction results*  
  Wanted ads Auctions upcoming for her*  
  Dealers Auction sales graphs*  
 

What's my art worth?

Magazine ads pre-1998*  
 

Market Alert - Free

 
Lived/Active: New York/Massachusetts      Known for: portrait, florals, mural

Login for full access
 
View AskART Services









*may require subscription

Available for Ruth Durlacher:

Quick facts (Styles, locations, mediums, teachers, subjects, geography, etc.) (Ruth Durlacher)

yes

Biographical information (Ruth Durlacher)

yes

Book references (Ruth Durlacher)

2

Discussion board entries (Ruth Durlacher)

0

Please send me Alert Updates for Ruth Durlacher (free)
What is an alert list?

Ad Code: 4
Ruth (Mrs. I. Seymour Wolper) Durlacher
An example of work by Ruth Durlacher
Artwork images are copyright of the artist or assignee
This biography from the Archives of AskART:
The following is from Bea Wolper, daughter of the artist:

Ruth Durlacher (Wolper) was born in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1912 and died in 1999 in Norfolk, Virginia) She painted under the name of Durlacher. Her oil portraits are in private homes throughout the United States, The Commonwealth of the Bahamas and Europe. Among her better known works are portraits of HM Queen Elizabeth, HRH Princess Margaret, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and notable Bishops in Virginia and The Bahamas, painted during personal sittings. She had several solo exhibits; enclosed are a few newspaper clippings evidencing same (e.g., first solo exhibit, Munson Gallery, New Haven CT, 1938).

After graduating from the National Park Seminary, Ms. Wolper spent several years in France studying at the LEcole des Beaux Arts. She returned to America and attended the Yale School of Fine Arts. Ms. Wolper was a member of and represented by New York Artists Equity, Portraits Inc., and the Dorothy Wilding Galleries.

In addition to portraits and floral arrangements, her painting included several murals, including those at the Lexington School for the Deaf, New York, New York and the Ranfurly Home for Children, Nassau, Bahamas.

After a career of painting, Ms. Wolper became a noted amateur historian and archaeologist. She wrote a pamphlet, published by the Smithsonian, on the "Landfall of Columbus," was instrumental in erecting a monument on the landing beach of Columbus, started the first pre-Columbian museum in the Bahamas, and was a frequent lecturer on Columbus, pre-Columbian artifacts and Bahamian history. In addition, she authored a controversial booklet offering evidence that Columbus was Greek.


** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at registrar@AskART.com.
  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2014 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  frequently searched artists 1, 2, more...  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records, misc artists