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Walker, Ione

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role Artist Dealer/Gallery Patron
dates 1915-1987
city New York City
other citiesProvincetown, MA;
gender F
historical notes Ione Gaul Walker was a painter, arts patron, collector and dealer.

She and her husband, Hudson Dean Walker (art historian, operated the Hudson D Walker Gallery on 57th Street from 1936 to 1940, where they showed the work of such artists as Marsden Hartley, Mervyn Jules, Joseph Hirsch and Harry Sternberg.

Mrs. Walker exhibited her own paintings at the Bertha Schaefer Gallery in New York and the Provincetown Art Museum.

In 1967, she and her husband helped to found the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, which provides fellowships for emerging artists and writers. She was also a founder of the Provincetown Symphony Society and was its president from 1954 to 1958.

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Hudson D. Walker papers, 1920-1982. see details...
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Artist file: Walker, Ione Gaul , 1915- 1987 see details...

see also:
Walker, Hudson D. (Hudson Dean), 1907-