Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, David Becker, Dies


BRUNSWICK, ME.- David Becker died on November 26, 2010 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice in Scarborough, ME. He was born in Albany, NY on October 15, 1947 and educated at The Albany Academy, the Taft School, and Bowdoin College from which he graduated in 1970 with a degree in history. While there, he discovered the Bowdoin Museum of Art and began developing an interest in art and especially printmaking. In 1983 he received a Master of Arts degree from New York University. In addition to receiving a Chester Dale Fellowship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, David did coursework at the University of Virginia’s Rare Book School in 1999 and 2009. David was most recently employed at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts where he was the Pamela and Peter Voss Curator of Prints and Drawings. David