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Dussler, Luitpold

Date born: 1895

Place Born: Munich, Germany

Date died: 1976

Place died: Munich, Germany

Scholar of Italian Renaissance artists, especially Michelangelo. Dussler attended the university in Munich. He served as a soldier in World War I. Afterward, Dussler worked in the Bavarian State Museums. He received a scholarship from the German Institute in Florence, completing his habilitation in 1929, qualifying as a lecturer at the Technische Hochschule in Munich. He advanced to associate professor in 1934. With the rise of the Nazis in Germany, Dussler became a National Socialist (Nazi) denouncing Jews working in Bavarian academics, among them his colleague August Liebmann Mayer (q.v.). After World War II, Dussler was appointed full professor in 1947.

Home Country:  Germany

Sources: Deutsche biographische Enzyklopädie. Munich: K.G. Saur, 1995ff. vol. 2: 657; Wendland, Ulrike. "Mayer, August Liebmann." Biographisches Handbuch deutschsprachiger Kunsthistoriker im Exil: Leben und Werk der unter dem Nationalsozialismus verfolgten und vertriebenen Wissenschaftler. Munich: Saur, 1999,  vol. 1, pp. 429.

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