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Patricia M. Burnham

Patricia M. Burnham, lecturer in American studies and art history at the University of Texas, received her doctorate in art history from Boston University in 1984. She writes and lectures widely on American art, particularly nineteenth-century American history painting. She first met Theresa Bernstein in 1988.

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Theresa Bernstein

Painter, printmaker, teacher, poet, celebrated raconteur, and art activist, Theresa Bernstein was an enduring fixture in the art worlds of New York and the summer colony at Gloucester, Massachusetts, for ninety years. Her paintings and prints are now in museums across the country, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian Institution.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Patricia M. Burnham." (Viewed on October 2, 2023) <>.


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