STCHOUKINE, Ivan

STCHOUKINE, Ivan (Ivan Vasil’evič Ščukin). 1886 — Beirut ?.10.1975. Russian Art Historian in France. Son of textile merchant and collector Vasilijj S. (in one source Sergej). After revolution settled in Paris, nor studies under Pelliot, Foucher, et al. After doctorate continued with Islamic art and visited Istanbul and Cairo and later moved to Beirut. Died with his wife in an aviation accident.

Publications: Diss. on art History in Paris 1929: La peinture indienne à l’époque des grands Moghols. 5+216 p. 100 pl. Études d’art et d’archéologie. P. 1929; Les miniatures indiennes de l’époque des grands Moghols. 5+216 p. 20 pl. Études d’art et d’archéologie. P. 1929.

also wrote much on Persian and Islamic art.

Sources: J. Auboyer, Arts asiatiques 33, 1977, 213f. with bibliography; F. Richard, D.O.L.F. 911.

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