Redslob, Edwin

Full Name: 
Redslob, Edwin
Other Names: 
"Edi"
Year Born: 
1894
Year Died: 
1973
Place Born: 
Weimar, Germany
Place Died: 
Berlin, Germany
Home Country: 
Germany
Overview: 
Reichskunstwart (federal art commissioner) during the Weimar Republic, 1919, and rebuilder of German art world post-World War II. His colleagues during this time at Heidelberg included Rosa Schapire (q.v.), Walter Kaesbach (q.v.), Emil Waldmann (q.v.), and Ernst Kühnel (q.v.).
Sources: 
Wendland, Ulrike. Biographisches Handbuch deutschsprachiger Kunsthistoriker im Exil: Leben und Werk der unter dem Nationalsozialismus verfolgten und vertriebenen Wissenschaftler. Munich: Saur, 1999, vol. 2, pp. 537-541; Sterne, Margaret Heiden. The Passionate Eye: the Life of William R. Valentiner. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1980, p. 40