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Eldzier Cortor

American painter

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Cortor was born in Richmond, Virginia. He was educated in Chicago at the Art Institute and the Institute of Design. In New York, he continued his studies at Columbia University and Pratt Graphic Art Center. He was funded by the WPA in 1937 and by two successive Rosenwald Grants in 1944 and 1945.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500081787.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Eldzier Cortor:

Eldzier Cortor Slaughterhouse No. 3 (L’Abbatoire No. 3), 20th century Color etching
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