RUDICH, Berta

RUDICH, Berta. 18?? — 19??. Art Historian. Ph.D. 1920 Vienna (under Strzygowski). geni.com has an unlikely Ukrainian candidate (who was born in the then Austrian territory): Berta Rudich (Branie Rudih, née Fassler). Czernovicz (Cernivci) (?) 1882 – ibid. 1920. Daughter of Chaim/Karol Fassler and Rachel Srulowitz, married Leib Arye Rudih…

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RINGBOM, Lars-Ivar

RINGBOM, Lars-Ivar. Turku 23.7.1901 — Turku 21.5.1971. Finnish Art Historian interested in Iranian Mythology. Son of Lars Ivar R., a physician, and Elin Elisabeth Granit. Educated in Turku, also art studies in Dresden. Studies at Helsinki (M.A. 1925, under J. J. Tikkanen) and Åbo Akademi (Ph.D. 1935). From 1925 taught…

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KUCHARSKI, Heinz

KUCHARSKI, Heinz. Hamburg 22.7.1919 — Makranstädt 8.10.2000. German (East) Ethnologist of South Asia. Son of engineer Walter K. After school in Hamburg from 1938 studies of philosophy, ethnology and Oriental languages. He was Communist and was imprisoned by Gestapo in 1943, in April 1945 narrowly escaped execution through the advance…

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BARRETT, Douglas

BARRETT, Douglas. 1917 — 1992. British Art Historian of India. Studies at Oxford. In 1939-46 Major in British Artillery. From 1947 in British Museum, first working with Islamic art. Now also studied Arabic and Persian at S.O.A.S. He developed an interest in Indian art and became its Curator, then in…

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SILVERSTONE, Marilyn

SILVERSTONE, Marilyn (Bhikshuni Ngawang Chödrön). London 9.3.1929 — near Kathmandu 28.9.1999. U.S. Photojournalist and Buddhist Nun. Daughter of Murray Silverstone, a film director and the son of Polish immigrant to the U.S.A., for a while working in London. Grew up in Scarsdale NY, graduated from Wellesley College. From 1955 worked…

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RAWSON, Philip Stanley

RAWSON, Philip Stanley. Middlesborough 13.1.1924 — 6.11.1995. British Artist and Art Historian. Son of Stanley Walter Rawson, an industrialist, and Phyllis Adeline Bargate. Wducated at Winchester College. After war service studies at Oxford and Courtauld Institute, also Sanskrit and Indian art at S.O.A.S. Dean of School of Art and Design,…

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POTT, Pieter Hendrik

POTT, Pieter Hendrik. Groningen 3.10.1918 — Driebergen 29.7.1989. Dutch Archaeologist, Indologist, Tibetologist and South-East Asian Scholar. In 1938-46 studies of Indonesian languages at Utrecht (with interruptions caused by war) intending to serve in colonial administration. Ph.D. 1946 Leiden (under Bosch). In 1945-60 conservator (part-time) of the Kern Institute and in…

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PEPPE, Thomas Frazer

PEPPE, Thomas Frazer. Scotland 1826/33 (not 1839/44) — Ranchi, India 4.6.1907. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in India, interested in Archaeology and Photography. Son of George Peppe (as he died 1837, the birth years 1839 and 1844 are impossible) and Janet Thomson, brother of —> William Peppe. In 1865 served in…

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MAROZZI, Eli Raphael

MAROZZI, Eli Raphael. Motegallo 1913 — Honolulu 31.8.1999. U.S. (Italian-born) Artist (sculptor and ceramist) and Practiser of Vedānta. Came to the U.S.A. as child, grew up in Pennsylvania. In 1941-43 in army. Studies at University Washington (B.A. 1949) and of Hawaii (M.A. 1952), 1950 also in India (Indian art and…

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MORLEY, Grace L. McCann

MORLEY, Grace Louise McCann. Berkeley CAL 3.11.1900 — New Delhi 8.1.1985. U.S. Art Historian and Museologist. Studies at University of California, Berkeley (B.A. 1923, M.A. 1924) and Paris. Ph.D. 1926 Paris (Sorbonne). In 1927-30 Instructor of French and European Art at Goucher College in Baltimore. In 1930-33 General Curator of…

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