Bober, Phyllis (1920–2002)
Bober, Phyllis (1920–2002)
American scholar. Born Phyllis Pray, Dec 2, 1920; died May 30, 2002, in Ardmore, Pennsylvania; attended Institute of Fine Arts at New York University; m. Harry Bober (art historian, div. 1973); children: Jonathan and David Bober.
A scholar of Renaissance art and pioneering scholar in culinary history, spent 40 years working on the monumental project, "The Census of Classical Works Known to the Renaissance"; founded the department of fine arts of New York University in the Bronx, and served as its chair (1967–73); became the dean of Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (1973); often lectured on historical cooking; writings include Art, Culture and Cuisine (1999).
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