Winslow Ames

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Winslow Ames (1907 in Chile – 1990) was an American art historian.[1]

He graduated from Phillips Andover Academy and Columbia College, and from Harvard University, with an MA. He was director of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, the Springfield Art Museum, and the Gallery of Modern Art.[2] He built the Winslow Ames House at Connecticut College, in 1933.[3][4]

His papers are held at the Archives of American Art.[5]


He married Anna Gerhard; they had five daughters.


  • Prince Albert and Victorian Taste, Viking, 1967
  • Great Drawings of All Time, Shorewood Press, 1962


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