Holt, Elizabeth Basye

Holt, Elizabeth Basye (B. Gilmore)

(?1906–87) art historian; born in San Francisco. She studied at the University of Wisconsin (B.A. 1928), Radcliffe (M.A. 1930), and the University of Munich (Ph.D. 1934). She taught at several institutions, and specialized in the history of art ranging from the Middle Ages to the 19th century.
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