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Lucy Alice Oakley

Lucy Alice Oakley, American art historian. A.S. Johnston scholar University California, Berkeley, 1972-1973, P.A. Hearst scholar, 1973; President's fellow Columbia University, 1974-1977, Wallach Art Gallery fellow, 1987-1989. Member College Art Association, American Association Museum, Historians of British Art, Historians of America Art, Association of Historians of 19th-Century Art, Victorian Society.

Background

  • Oakley, Lucy Alice was born on August 19, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of John Peirce and Mary Virginia (Whitaker) Oakley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University California, Berkeley, 1973. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1977. Master in Philosophy, Columbia University, 1980.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1995.

    Career

    • Research assistant Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, 1975-1986, research associate, 1986-1987. Lecturer Museum of Modern Art, 1977-1978. Guest curator Wallach Art Gallery Columbia University, 1987-1995, Rare Book and Manuscript Collection Columbia University, New York City, 1994.

      Adjunct lecturer Hunter College, City University of New York, 1994-1995. Education coordinator Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York City, since 1997. Editor Historians of 19th-Century Art Newsletter, since 1996.

      Member chancellors' advisory committee on art museum University California, Berkeley, 1972-1973.

    Works

    • Author: (books) Pierre Auguste Renoir, 1980, Edouard Vuillard, 1981, Unfaded Pageant: Edwin Austin Abbey's Shakespearean Subjects, 1994, The Exotic Flower: Images of Women in Transition in French Society, 1863-1900, 1998. Also many articles, reviews and catalog entries.

    Membership

    Member College Art Association, American Association Museum, Historians of British Art, Historians of America Art, Association of Historians of 19th-Century Art, Victorian Society.

    Connections

    • Married Joshua Louis Perl, December 29, 1979. 1 child, Samuel John.
    • father: John Peirce Oakley
    • mother: Mary Virginia (Whitaker) Oakley
    • spouse: Joshua Louis Perl
    • child: Samuel John Oakley
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    Born August 19, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      University California
    • 1977
      Columbia University
    • 1980
      Columbia University
    • 1995
      Columbia University
    • 1975 - 1986
      Research assistant, Metropolitan Museum of Art
    • 1977 - 1978
      lecturer, Museum of Modern Art
    • 1987 - 1995
      guest curator Wallach Art Gallery Columbia University
    • 1994
      guest curator Wallach Art Gallery Columbia University
    • 1994 - 1995
      adjunct lecturer, Hunter College
    • 1996
      editor Historians of 19th-Century Art Newsletter
    • 1997
      education coordinator, Grey Art Gallery
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