WELLESZ, Emmy

WELLESZ, Emmy (née Emilia Franziska Stross) .Vienna 8.1.1889 — Vienna 13.6.1987. Austrian Art Historian. Daughter of Ludwig Stross, a cloth dealer, and Vilma Propper, a Jewish family. From 1907 studied art history at Vienna. Married 1908 Egon Wellesz (1885–1974), a composer and musicologist. The birth of two daughters (1909, 1912) interrupted…

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WALDSCHMIDT, Rose Leonore

WALDSCHMIDT, Rose Leonore  (geb. Ohrlich). 1895 — 1988. German Indologist. She was a textile designer and then specialized on the history of South Asian handicrafts. From 1927 wife of —> Ernst W., whom she survived. In 1932-34 they were together in Sri Lanka and India. Their only son died in WW…

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VÉQUAUD, Yves

VÉQUAUD, Yves. Paris 5.9.1938 — Villiers-Saint-Denis (Aisne) 19.8.2000. French Anthropologist and Author. Publications: L’art de Mithila. 127 p. ill. 1975; The Women Painters of Mithila. 102 p. ill. L. 1977. – Bénarès. 108 p. Champ Vallon1985. – Books not related to South Asia. Sources: Only works in Internet, dates in data.bnf.fr.

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TADDEI, Maurizio

TADDEI, Maurizio. Rome 3.3.1936 — Rome 5.2.2000. Italian Art Historian and Archaeologist of South Asia. Professor in Naples. Studies at La Sapienza in Rome, graduated 1961 Under Bussagli). In 1964-74 worked in Museo Nazionale d’Arte Orientale (Rome), in 1967-77 Director of Italian Missione archeologica in Pakistan. From 1968 Professor incaricato…

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STAUDE, Wilhelm

STAUDE, Wilhelm. Vienna 1904 — ?.3.1977. Austrian Art Historian and Anthropologist in France. Son of a merchant, lost early his father. Studies of Oriental Art History at Vienna, Leipzig and Munich. Ph.D. 1935 Munich. From 1932 stayed mainly in Paris. During the war in concentration camp as his mother was…

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SPENEDER, Leopold

SPENEDER, Leopold. 18?? — 19??. Austrian Art Historian. Ph.D. 1927 Vienna (under Strzygowski). Still active as art historian in 1946. Publications: Diss. Vorderindische Sakralbautypen. Manuscript 1927. – “Gopuram und Westturm”, Fs. J. Stryzogowski 1932, 152-155. – Writings on Western art and architecture (1929, 1931, 1933). Sources: Not in Janert, no details beyond publications in Internet.

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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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