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Museum curator , art historian

Sheila Randolph Canby, art historian, museum curator. Member Middle East Studies Association, British Institute Persian Studies, North America Historians of Islamic Art.

Background

Canby, Sheila Randolph was born on January 10, 1949 in Wilmington, Delaware, United States. Arrived in United Kingdom, 1989. Daughter of Henry Mathews Canby and Elizabeth Randolph (Gawthrop) Bush.

Education

Bachelor, Vassar College, 1970. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1981.

Career

Curatorial assistant Asiatic department Museum Fine Arts, Boston, 1971-1975. Coordinator programs Manifestations of Shiva Philadelphia Art Museum, 1979-1981. Associate curator Indian, Southeast and West Asian department Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1981-1983.

Associate curator Oriental art department Brooklyn Museum, 1984-1987. Assistant keeper department Oriental antiquities British Museum, London, since 1991.

Works

Membership

Member Middle East Studies Association, British Institute Persian Studies, North America Historians of Islamic Art.

Connections

Married John C. Voss Junior, August 26, 1978. 1 child, Tobias Hartranft Voss.

father:
Henry Mathews Canby Bush

mother:
Elizabeth Randolph (Gawthrop) Bush

spouse:
John C. Voss Junior

child:
Tobias Hartranft Voss Canby