Philip Bornarth painting
Collection — Frame: 1
Scope and Contents
Philip Bornarth painting consists of an acrylic painting titled Queen of the Air, likely made while Bornarth was a professor in the School of Fine and Applied Arts at RIT. The painting was originally purchased from the artist in 1978 by Carolyn Hanson, a secretary in the College of Fine and Applied Arts.
- Bornarth, Philip (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to researchers.
Biographical / Historical
Landscape painter Philip Bornarth studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and earned a graduate degree in art from Northwestern University. His first teaching position was at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 1960 he began teaching drawing and painting at RIT. Bornarth served on the RIT faculty until his retirement 39 years later. Bornarth’s work is widely held in public and private collections including Xerox, Eastman Kodak, Strong Memorial Hospital, and Chase Manhattan Bank.
6.5 Linear Feet (framed canvas)
The collection consists of one acrylic painting on canvas by the artist and former RIT professor Philip Bornarth.
The collection consists of one painting.
RIT Art Collection - Storage room 3515 (standing)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The painting was donated to RIT Archives by Carolyn Hanson in November 2015. Accession number(s): 2015:095
The canvas measures 66 H x 78 W inches.
Finding aid created by Lisa Witt in November 2015.
- Acrylic painting
- Art in universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- Rochester
- Artists -- New York (State)
- Painters -- United States
- Rochester Institute of Technology -- Art collections
- Rochester Institute of Technology -- Faculty
- Rochester Institute of Technology. College of Fine and Applied Arts
- Philip Bornarth painting
- RIT Art Collection
- Lisa Witt
- 18 November 2015
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