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art historian

Theodore Reff, American Art historian. Member Colonel Art Association American (director 1977-1981), International Foundation Art Reserve (director since 1980), Swann Foundation Caricature (director 1982-1989), Psychoanalytic Perspectives Art (director since 1984), Ordre des Palmes Academiques (chevalier 1987).

Background

Reff, Theodore was born on August 18, 1930 in New York City.

Education

Bachelor, Columbia College, 1952; Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1953; Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1958.

Career

Reff is an expert on French art of the nineteenth century, and in particular Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas and Édouard Manet. In 2010, at the French Consulate in New York, Reff was presented with the Insignia of Commandeur of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, an order of merit awarded by the French government.

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Membership

Member Colonel Art Association American (director 1977-1981), International Foundation Art Reserve (director since 1980), Swann Foundation Caricature (director 1982-1989), Psychoanalytic Perspectives Art (director since 1984), Ordre des Palmes Academiques (chevalier 1987).