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Princeton University (Ivy League), 110 West College, Princeton, NJ 08544
Harvard University (Ivy League), 2 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Columbia University (Ivy League), 116th St and Broadway, New York, NY 10027
South Hawley Cemetery Hawley, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA

Richard Harding Randall, Jr. (January 31, 1926 — July 3, 1997) was a member of the Horace Walpole Society, elected in 1968.

Richard Harding Randall, Jr. was born in Baltimore, MD, the son of Richard H. Randall, Sr., and Mary Scott Buzby. His father worked as a sales manager. He prepared at Calvert, Gilman and Pomfret schools, and spent two years with the 4th Armored Division in France and Germany. He graduated from Princeton University with an A. B., in architecture in 1950. He comanaged the 150-lb. football team, and joined Colonial. He continued to Harvard University for an M. A., in art history, awarded in 1951. There Randall met and married Harvard Ph.D. candidate Lilian Maria Charlotte "Pooh" Randall, a fellow mediaevalist and curator, in 1953. The same year he joined the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, as an assistant curator of medieval art in 1953, assigned to the Cloisters. He rose to associate curator of medieval art, teaching as an assistant professor at Columbia University. In 1959 he moved to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as assistant curator of decorative arts. There he specialized in American furniture, writing the permanent holdings catalog on the subject. He was appointed assistant director at the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, in 1964, becoming director the following year. As director, he oversaw the expansion of the Walters' space, tripling the size of the building in 1974. He returned to a position of curator of medieval art at the Walters in 1981, remaining until 1985. He continued contributing to the literature of art history until the moment of his death from a heart attack in Baltimore. Randall was an ivories expert who particularly focused on attribution. He also wrote articles on armour and American furniture.

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