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ID: 500124978
 
Record Type: Person
Burke, Selma Hortense (American sculptor, 1907-1995)

Note: Burke was a prolific African-American sculptor associated with the Harlem Renaissance. She modeled the bas-relief portrait of President Franklin D. Roosevelt on the American ten-cent coin.

Names:
Burke, Selma Hortense (preferred,V,index)
Selma Hortense Burke (V,display)
Burke, Selma (V)
Selma Burke (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African-American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
teacher
writer

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Mooresville (Iredell county, North Carolina, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  New Hope (Bucks county, Pennsylvania, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
active:   Pittsburgh (Allegheny county, Pennsylvania, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Maillol, Aristide  
..................  (French sculptor, painter, and tapestry designer, 1861-1944) [500001596]
student of ....  Maldarelli, Oronzio  
..................  (American sculptor, 1892-1963) [500049793]
student of ....  Matisse, Henri  
..................  (French painter, sculptor, and printmaker, 1869-1954) [500017300]
student of ....  Powolny, Michael  
..................  (Austrian sculptor and ceramicist, 1871-1954) [500107071]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Burke, Selma Hortense (I)

Biographies:
(American sculptor, 1907-1995) ..... [Grove Art Preferred]
(American sculptor, b.1907) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Burke, Selma ........ [VP]
..........................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 339
Burke, Selma Hortense ........ [BHA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred]
...........................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
...........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...........................................  Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 1:508
Selma Burke ........ [VP]
........................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 99
Selma Hortense Burke ........ [Grove Art, VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Art Index (1929-) Nov. 1957-Oct. 1959
....................  Ask Art [online] (2003) accessed 25 August 2003
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Carnegie Magazine (1975)
....................  Cederholm, Afro-American artists (1973)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 15 November 2010
....................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 99; 339
....................  Two centuries of Black American art (1976) p.160
....................  Who Was Who in American Art (1985)
....................  Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 1, 508-509; 1:508
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 1, 508-509
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