NUSSBAUM, Louis-Frédéric

NUSSBAUM, Louis-Frédéric (nom-de-plume Louis Frédéric). Paris 1923 —Quincy-sous-Sénart near Paris 24.11.1996. French Artist, Art Historian and Writer. Worked as illustrator, travelled in Africa. Interested in Asia he studied at Sorbonne and É.P.H.É. Dd not enter academic career and remained free author. Knew i.al. Sanskrit, Hindi and Japanese, Publications: Dans les pas du…

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MYER, Prudence R.

MYER, Prudence R. 21.12.1920 — 27.4.2001. U.S. Art Historian. Assistant Professor at Mount Holyoke College (1956), Professor of Art at Tulane University (1963), Associate Professor of Art at University of California, Santa Barbara (1966). Publications: Articles, e.g. “The Great Temple at Bodh-Gayā”, The Art Bulletin 40, 1958, 277–298; “Stupas and Stupa-Shrines”, Art. As. 24, 1961,…

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LE BONHEUR, Albert

LE BONHEUR, Albert. Saigon 6.8.1938 — 8.2.1996. French Art Historian of South and South-East Asia. Educated in Saigon, Hanoi and Paris, studied art history, Sanskrit and Tamil in Paris. Diplome of École du Louvre 1966. The conservator in Musée Guimet, from 1971 also taught at École du Louvre. Ph.D. 1978 Paris…

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LAUF, Detlef Ingo

LAUF, Detlef Ingo. 1936 — 2001. German or Swiss (?) Tibetologist and Scholar of Religion in the U.S.A. Ph.D. Dipl.-Psych. He taught as Professor at C. G. Jung Institute in Zürich, at Institute of Asian Studies in San Francisco, at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, and at Columbia Pacific University in…

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KIPLING, John Lockwood

KIPLING, John Lockwood. Pickering, Yorkshire 6.7.1837 — Tisbury, Wiltshire 26.1.1911. British Art Teacher, Illustrator and Museum Curator in India. Son of Rev. Joseph K. and Frances Lockwood, educated at Wesleyan Woodhouse Grove school. From 1865 Professor of Architectural Sculpture, then Principal at Jeejeebhoy School of Art in Bombay. From 1875…

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JETTMAR, Karl

JETTMAR, Karl Josef. Vienna 8.8.1918 — Heidelberg 28.3.2002. Austrian Anthropologist in Germany, famous Specialist of North Pakistan. Son of Rudolf J. (1869–1939), an Art Nouveau painter, and Maria Mayer, grew up in Vienna. Studied anthropology at Vienna (i.a. under Heine-Geldern). From 1940 served in army, but was wounded and thus could complete…

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HUMMEL, Siegbert

HUMMEL, Siegbert. Rodewisch, Vogtland 18.7.1908 — Lengenfeld (or Röthenbach?), Vogtland 28.3.2001. German (East) Priest, Art Historian and Tibetan Scholar. He had first mercantile training in order to take over the curtain trade of his father, but the depression impended this and he turned to theology. Matriculated in 1932 from König Albert-Gymnasium…

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HIRSH, Marilyn

HIRSH, Marilyn. Chicago 1.1.1944 — New York City 17.10.1988. U.S. Art Historian, Illustrator and Author. Born in a Jewish family, her father owned a meat market. Graduated in art 1965 from Carnegie Mellon Institute. Several years teacher of English in India. Taught Indian and Buddhist art at Cooper Union and…

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HILDBURGH, Walter Leo

HILDBURGH, Walter Leo. New York 30.3.1876 — London 25.11.1956. U.S. Art Collector and Traveller. Born in a wealthy immigrant family, son of Henry H. and Lillie Cornelia Rosenblatt. Ph.D. Columbia University (diss. on electricity). In 1900 began travels in Japan, China and India. He spent some time in Sri Lanka…

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HEYDT, Eduard von der

HEYDT, Eduard von der (Edward van der Heydt), Freiherr. Elberfeld near Wuppertal 26.9.1882 — Ascona, Ticino 3.4.1964. German-Swiss Banker and Art Collector. Son of August v. d. H. and Selma Haarhaus. Matriculated 1900 from Wuppertal. Studied law at Geneva and Freburg i. Br. Dr. rer. Pol. 1905. Entered bank career, for…

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