Meyer Schapiro

Fellow: Awarded 1939

Field of Study: Fine Arts Research

Fellow: Awarded 1942

Field of Study: Fine Arts Research

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 09-23-1904

Died: 03-03-1996

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

SCHAPIRO, MEYER:  Appointed for the preparation of a corpus of the paintings, drawings and ornament in manuscripts of southern France from the 10th to the end of the 12th century, with an analysis and interpretation of these works; tenure, eight months from June 21, 1939, and three months in the Summer of 1940.

Born September 23, 1904, in Russia.  Education:  Columbia University, A.B., 1924, M.A., 1926, Ph.D., 1936. Travel and study in Europe and the Near East, 1926–27. Carnegie Corporation Fellow, 1925–28.

Lecturer in Fine Arts, 1928–36, Assistant Professor, 1936—, Columbia University. Visiting Lecturer, 1932–36, New York University; Pierpont Morgan Library, 1937.

Publications:  The Romanesque Sculpture of Moissac, 1931, 1935. Articles and reviews in Art Bulletin, Parnassus, Review of Religion, Germanic Review, Clio, Art and Archaeology, Androcles, Columbia Review, Marxist Quarterly, Nation, Zeitschrift für Sozialforschung, Partisan Review, The Arts, Encyclopaedia of the Social Sciences, Art Front, American Artists Congress, Kritische Berichte zur kunstgeschichtlichen Literatur.  Contributor to  Introduction to Contemporary Civilization in the West, 1928; Medieval Studies in Memory of A. Kingsley Porter, 1939.