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Controversial Director of National Gallery, Berlin, 1896-1908; early supporter of modern art acquisitions in Germany; Director, Staatliche Museen, Munich, 1909-1911. Tschudi came from an eminent Swiss line, tracing its lineage back to the 16th-century statesman Aegidius von Tschudi (1505-1572). Tschudi's parents were Johann Jakob von Tschudi, a Viennese physcian, naturalist and (between 1860-1863) a Swiss diplomat in Vienna and his mother the daughter of the German Romantic painter Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld. He was raised in St.