Daria Rose Foner, PhD

  • Assistant Vice President, Specialist | Old Master Paintings
New York

Daria is an art historian and native New Yorker. She completed her Ph.D. at Columbia University, where her dissertation, "Collaborative Endeavours in the Career of Andrea del Sarto," focused on the creative practices of sixteenth-century Florentine visual and performing artists. Daria received a Fulbright Award to support her research, which was also funded by the Renaissance Society of America and the Italian Art Society, among other organizations. Prior to joining Sotheby’s, she was the Research Associate to the Director at the Morgan Library & Museum, serving as the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Belle Greene—Bernard Berenson Letters Project. Daria also previously held curatorial positions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Frick Collection and has contributed to exhibitions at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and Columbia University’s Wallach Gallery. She has presented at academic conferences in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and France, and continues to lecture publicly on subjects ranging from the Morgan’s first director, Belle da Costa Greene, to the twentieth-century American sculptor, Anna Hyatt Huntington. Daria received her B.A. from Princeton University, magna cum laude, and her M.Phil. from the University of Cambridge. Prior to attending Princeton, Daria was a member of the Norwegian National Ballet.

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