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Philip Bornarth painting

 Collection — Frame: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0106

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.

Dates

  • 1976

Creator

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.

Extent

6.5 Linear Feet (framed canvas)

Language

English

Overview

The collection consists of one acrylic painting on canvas by the artist and former RIT professor Philip Bornarth.

Arrangement

The collection consists of one painting.

Physical Location

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

Related Materials

RIT Art Collection: Philip Bornarth artwork

Dimensions

The canvas measures 66 H x 78 W inches.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Lisa Witt in November 2015.
Title
Philip Bornarth painting
Subtitle
RIT Art Collection
Status
Published
Author
Lisa Witt
Date
18 November 2015
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
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