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Mus, Paul

    Full Name: Mus, Paul

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1902

    Date Died: 1969

    Place Died: Murs, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

    Home Country/ies: France

    Subject Area(s): Buddhism, Indian (South Asian), Mahayana, Theravada, and Tibetan Buddhism


    Art historian of Buddhism in India and southeast Asia. Employed sociological method to the topics of colonization of art, especially in Viet Nam. Director of the Ecole Nationale de la France d’Outre-Mer. Beginning in 1946 he was appointed to the College de France and later taught at Yale University.


    The Dictionary of Art 22: 353.


    "Mus, Paul." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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