P.C.B., University Paris, 1938. Master of Arts, Boston University, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy (Edward R. Bacon scholar), Harvard, 1952.
Instructor to professor art, Boston University, 1949-1964;
faculty, Harvard University Extension, 1959-1964;
professor, U. Maryland., College Park, 1964-1986;
professor emeritus, U. Maryland., College Park, 1986-1989;
chairman art Department, University Maryland., College Park, 1964-1978. Member Governor's Council of Arts, 1967-1977. Member committee Baltimore Museum Art, 1968-1978.
Director academic program development with European Academy Institutions, U. Maryland., 1986-1989.
Served with French Army, 1939-1941. To Second lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member College Art Association, American Society for 18th Century Studies, Société de l'Histoire de l'Art Français, Phi Beta Kappa (honorary).
Married Eda Mezer, December 2, 1944. Children: Elizabeth (Mistress Michael Bucuvalas), Annette (Mistress Blair Woodside), Denise (Mistress Pat Walsh).