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art museum curator

Maurice Sven Dimand, art museum curator. Member American Oriental Society, Irano-American Society, American Turkish Society, Athenaeum, Hajji Baba Club.

Background

Dimand, Maurice Sven was born on August 2, 1892 in Austria. Came to the United States, 1923, naturalized, 1931. Son of William and Betty (Rosengren) Dimand.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Vienna, 1916.

Career

Research assistant Institute Fine Arts, University Vienna, 1916-1918. Assistant Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1923-1925, assistant curator, 1925-1930, curator Near Eastern art, from 1930. Lecturer museum, university and clubs.

Works

Membership

Member American Oriental Society, Irano-American Society, American Turkish Society, Athenaeum, Hajji Baba Club.

Connections

Married Avis E. Wood, September 20, 1924.

father:
William Dimand

mother:
Betty (Rosengren) Dimand

spouse:
Avis E. Wood