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Author: Smith, Mary

Pseudonyms:Mary Logan, Mariechen
Spouse/other names:Costelloe, Berenson
Year of birth:1864
Year of death:1945
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Countries:United States
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About her professional situation:Using the pseudonym Mary Logan, Mary Costelloe wrote a long pamphlet, Guide to the Italian Pictures at Hampton Court: with Short Studies of the Artists in 1894, which confirmed her as an art authority, along with journal articles. She began writing art-historical pamphlets and scholarly articles. (quoted from the DICTIONARY OF ART HISTORIANS, link below). In 1894, she co-wrote The Venetian Painters of the Renaissance with Bernard, although—at her mother’s insistence—she asked the publisher to omit her name as coauthor. Other publications followed, on individual artists as well as Italian schools of painting. These became quasi-textbooks for the emerging discipline of art history in the United States, and over the years, Mary secured her own reputation as a scholar and connoisseur of Italian Renaissance painting. (quoted from the Harvard Magazine, link below)
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Websites: Berenson, Mary
Mary Costelloe Berenson

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