Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude, Princeton University, 1940.
Trustee Rhode Island School Design, 1969-1972, 76-79, honorary trustee, 1998-2004. Trustee Wadsworth Atheneum, 1976-1978, Connecticut Commission for Arts, 1977-1982, New York School Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, 1970-1975. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946.
Member American Academy Arts and Letters. Clubs: Century Association (New York City).
Married Francine du Plessix, April 23, 1957. Children: Thaddeus Ives, Luke Alexander.