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David Winfield Scott

David Winfield Scott, artist, museum administrator. Captain United States Air Force, 1945.

Background

  • Scott, David Winfield was born on July 10, 1916 in Fall River, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Benjamin David and Edith May (Romig) Scott.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard College, 1938. Master of Arts, Claremont Graduate School, 1940. Master of Fine Arts, Claremont Graduate School, 1951.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1960. Doctor of Fine Arts, Corcoran School Art, 1991.

    Career

    • Instructor art Riverside (California) Junior College, 1940-1941. From lecturer to professor Scripps College, Claremont, 1947-1963. Director National Collection Fine Art, Washington, 1964-1969.

      Planning officer National Gallery Art, 1969-1984. Acting director Corcoran Gallery Art, 1990. Artist, consultant private practice, Whitehaven, Maryland, 1991—2004.

      Consultant in field.

    Membership

    Captain United States Air Force, 1945.

    Connections

    • Married Tirsa Lilia Saavedra, July 10, 1947 (deceased January 1986). Children: Tirsa Margaret, Edith Elizabeth. Married Doris Jean Fitch White, August 19, 1988.
    • father: Benjamin David Scott
    • mother: Edith May (Romig) Scott
    • spouses: Tirsa Lilia Saavedra
    • Doris Jean Fitch White
    • children: Tirsa Margaret Scott
    • Edith Elizabeth Scott
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    Died March 30, 2009
    (aged 92)
    Nationality
    • 1938
      Harvard College
    • 1940
      Claremont Graduate School
    • 1951
      Claremont Graduate School
    • 1960
      University California
    • 1991
      Corcoran School Art
    • 1940 - 1941
      Instructor, art Riverside (California) Junior College
    • 1947 - 1963
      from lecturer, to professor Scripps College
      Claremont, Western Cape, South Africa
    • 1964 - 1969
      director, National Collection Fine Art
      Washington, United States
    • 1969 - 1984
      planning officer, National Gallery Art
    • 1990
      acting director, Corcoran Gallery Art
    • 1991 - 2004
      artist, private practice
      Whitehaven, Cumbria, United Kingdom
    • 1991 - 2004
      consultant, private practice
      Whitehaven, Cumbria, United Kingdom
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