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Abbott, Berenice

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B2230297
Abbott, Berenice

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 17 July 1898, in Springfield, Ohio; died 9 December 1991, in Monson, Maine.

Photographer. Portraiture, documentary, scientific illustrations.

At age 19 Berenice Abbott moved to New York City, where she met Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray. Abbott’s initial interests were in sculpture and acting. In ...

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Subjects: Photography and Photographs ; 20th-Century Art ; Art of the United States

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