Glück, Gustav

Full Name: 
Glück, Gustav
Other Names: 
Gustav Glück
Date Born: 
1871
Date Died: 
1952
Place Born: 
Vienna, Austria
Place Died: 
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Home Country: 
Germany
Gender: 
male
Overview: 

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.

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.