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art curator

John Goldsmith Phillips, American Former art curator. Guggenheim fellow, Italy, 1961. Member Century Association Club.

Background

Phillips, John Goldsmith was born on January 22, 1907 in Glens Falls, New York, United States. Son of John Goldsmith and Mary Agnes (O'Connor) Phillips.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1929.

Career

Member of staff, Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1929-1971; associate curator, Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1934-1950; curator Renaissance art, Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1957-1961; curator Western European arts, Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1962-1967; chairman Western European arts, Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1967-1971; emeritus, Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1971-1992.

Works

Membership

Member Century Association Club.

Connections

Married Giovanna Sodi, October 2, 1937. Children: Anthony V., Beatrice M., Guy L.

father:
John Goldsmith Phillips

mother:
Mary Agnes (O'Connor) Phillips

spouse:
Giovanna Sodi

children:
Beatrice M. Phillips

Guy L. Phillips

Anthony V. Phillips