Prentice Duell

Prentice Duell

Fellow: Awarded 1929
Field of Study: Classics

Competition: US & Canada

Bryn Mawr College

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1929–30:

Duell, Prentice:  Appointed to study Etruscan Painting of the Fifth Century b. c. at Tarquinia, Italy, and to make archaeologically accurate copies in color of the best preserved tombs of this period; tenure, twelve months from October 1, 1929.

Born August 17, 1894, at New Albany, Indiana. Education: University of California, A. B., 1916; School of Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1919–20; School of Architecture, Harvard University, M. Arch., 1924 (Charles Eliot Norton Fellow to the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1923–24, and 1924–25).

Instructor in History of Architecture, 1921–22, University of Illinois; Assistant Professor of Architecture, 1925–26, Professor, 1926–27, University of Cincinnati; Lecturer in Classical Archaeology, 1927–29, Associate Professor, 1930—, Bryn Mawr College; Contributing Editor, The Architectural Record, 1929—.

Publications: “The Paintings in the Tomba del Triclinio at Tarquinia,” Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome, Vol. VI, 1927. Articles and reviews in architectural journals; colored plates for the Corinth Publication, Harvard Press.

Scroll to Top