Specialist, American & European Works of Art
Old Masters & 19th Century
Elizabeth Haff joined the staff of Skinner, Inc., as a specialist in the American and European Fine Works of Art Department in 2009. Her major area of interest is 19th century painting. She has over 25 years’ experience working in museums and galleries. Her prior experience includes ten years as a dealer of 19th and 20th century American painting and sculpture at a Boston gallery and 18 years as Curator and Acting Director of the Fuller Museum of Art in Brockton, Massachusetts.
She holds a BA from Williams College in Art History and French, and a MA in Art History/Museology from the University of Minnesota, where she was awarded an NEH fellowship and where she later served as Assistant Curator at the University Gallery. Her research projects have ranged from Meissen porcelain to 20th century American painting.
During her tenure at the Fuller, she worked on major exhibitions of William Rimmer, Blanche Ames, and Hyman Bloom, as well as major surveys of contemporary art in the Boston area and the exhibition loan program with the Museum of Fine Art, Boston. She also cataloged the estate of painter/printmaker Marion Huse. Ms. Haff has taught Museum Studies through the Art History Department at Stonehill College.