Art: Prix de Rome

"Unmarried men, citizens of the U. S., not over 30 years old" may compete for four annual Prix de Rome scholarships.* One prize is for painting, one for sculpture, one for architecture, one for landscaping. The winners receive, $1,250 cash yearly for three years, plus free lodgings and studios at the American Academy in Rome, plus life membership† in the Grand Central Galleries, Manhattan.

In 1925 and again in 1926 one of the four Roman prizemen was a student at the Yale University School of Fine Arts....

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