Hartt, Frederick(1914–91) art historian; born in Boston, Mass. He studied at Columbia University (B.A. 1935), and New York University (M.A. 1937; Ph.D. 1950). He specialized in Italian Renaissance art, and taught at many institutions, notably at the University of Virginia beginning in 1967.
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