Edgar Munhall, American art historian, Died at 83

Edgar Joseph Munhall was born on March 14, 1933, and died on October 17, 2016.

He was an American art historian and Curator Emeritus of The Frick Collection.

His first appointment was as Assistant Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Yale University Art Gallery.

During 1964, Edgar became an assistant professor in the Department of Art History at the university.

Then a year later, he joined The Frick Collection as its first curator, a position he held until 1999.

Edgar Munhall also served as Acting Director of the Collection, from 1972-1973.

Also to his curatorial work, Munhall continued to teach: he was the Clark Visiting Professor at Williams College in 1974 and served as an adjunct professor at Columbia University from 1979-1981.

He was also the corresponding editor of DU: Kulturelle Monatsschrift from 1980-1984.

Edgar Munhall passed away at 83 years old.