Dorothy Bowman screen prints

RIT Art Collection

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Collection Overview
Biographical Information for Dorothy Bowman
Scope and Content
Subject Headings
Information for Researchers
Administrative Information

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Dorothy Bowman screen prints
Bowman, Dorothy Louise, 1927-
Inclusive Date(s)
circa 1960-1980
Two screen prints by California artist Dorothy Bowman.
2.0 Item(s) (2 Screenprints)
Dimensions note
Screenprints measure 27 x 41 inches.
RIT Art Collection
RIT Archive Collections
RIT Libraries
Wallace Center
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, New York, 14623
(585) 475-2557

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Biographical Information for Dorothy Bowman (Collapse)

Born in Hollywood, California, Dorothy Bowman started her career in screen prints in the early 1950s. Bowman’s works are held by several museum collections, including the Library of Congress and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Bowman’s husband is artist Howard Bradford. Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2000, Bowman still paints each day and resides in Salinas, California.

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Scope and Content (Collapse)

Dorothy Bowman screen prints consist of two pieces:

  • The Wedding, 1963, edition of 75
  • Water's Edge, no. 1, edition of 75

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Arrangement (Collapse)

Collection consists of two prints.

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Subject Headings (Collapse)

Personal Name(s)

  • Bowman, Dorothy Louise, 1927-

Corporate Name(s)

  • Rochester Institute of Technology -- Art collections.


  • Art in universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- Rochester
  • Printmakers
  • Women artists


  • Screen prints

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Preferred Citation

Dorothy Bowman screen prints, RIT Art Collection

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open to researchers.

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Collection ID


Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in September 2011.

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