Graduate, Phillips Andover Academy, 1947; AB, Harvard, 1951; Master of Fine Arts, New York University, 1964; fellow, Metropolitan Museum American Wing, 1964.
Assistant curator department decorative arts and sculpture, Boston Museum Fine Arts, 1965-1966; visitor, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England., 1966-1968; curator antiquities, Oriental and decorative arts, Museum Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1968-1978. Member collections committee Dallas Museum Art, since 1994.
Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1952-1954. Member of D.U. (Harvard College). Leland Country (Michigan).
Knickerbocker (New York City).