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Glück, Gustav

Date born: 1871

Place born: Vienna

Date died: 1952

Place died: Santa Monica, CA

Franz Wickhoff student, Director of the Gemäldegalerie, Vienna, 1916-31, fled Nazis 1938 to London, later settled in California. Ludwig Burchard edited his collected writings. Like many Gründerzeit art historians, Glück lionized Wilhelm Bode as the "great man" of art history.

Home Country: Germany/United States

Sources: Wendland, Ulrike. Biographisches Handbuch deutschsprachiger Kunsthistoriker im Exil: Leben und Werk der unter dem Nationalsozialismus verfolgten und vertriebenen Wissenschaftler. Munich: Saur, 1999, vol. 1, pp. 201-205.

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Subject's name: Gustav Glück; Gustav Glueck