BACHHOFER, Ludwig

BACHHOFER, Ludwig. München 30.6.1894 — Carmel CA 1976. German Art Historian in the U.S.A. Professor in Chicago. Studies at Munich, Ph.D. 1921, PD ibid. 1927-35. In 1935 emigrated to the U.S.A. From 1935 Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Chicago, soon 1936 Associate Professor and from 1941 or 1943 full Professor of Art at the same university. From 1955 also chairman of the Department. No information since 1957 available.

Publications: Chinesische Kunst. 80 p. Breslau 1923; A short history of Chinese Art. 139 p. N.Y. 1946.

Frühindische Plastik. 1–2. 7+137 p. 161 pl. Munich & Florenz 1929; Early Indian Sculpture. 1-2. 137 p. 161 pl. P. 1929.

– “Zur Datierung der Gandhāra Plastik”, Zeitschrift für Buddhismus 6, 1924–25, 4–30; “Herrscher und Münzen der späten Kushānas”, JAOS 56, 1936, 429-439; “On Greeks and Ṥakas in India”, JAOS 61, 1941, 223-250; and other articles; reviews in OLZ in the 1930s.

Sources: *H. Stern, AAA 31, 1977-78, 110; Dir. of American Scholars 1st ed. 1942 & 3rd edition 1957; few works in the N.U.C. Death noted in JAOS 97, 1977; *U. Wendland, Biographisches Handbuch deutschsprachiger Kunsthistoriker im Exil: Leben und Werk der unter dem National­sozialismus verfolgten und vertriebenen Wissenschaftler. Munchen 1999,  vol. 1, 18-20. Not in the Who Was Who in Am.

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