Pope-Hennessy, John Wyndham, Sir, 1913-1994

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Birth 1913-12-13
Death 1994-10-31
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English

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d. 1994.

From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82753801

Sir John Wyndham Pope-Hennessy (1913-1994), art historian of Italian Renaissance painting and sculpture, was educated at Oxford and became director of the Victoria and Albert Museum (1967-1973) and the British Museum (1974-1976). He moved to the United States in 1977 to become consulting chairman of European painting for the Metropolitan Museum in New York (1977-1986) and was concurrently a professor at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1900-1994. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 82839438

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