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Danish, Dutch
Sturla Jonasson Gudlaugsson had a Dutch mother, who grew up in Germany, and a Danish (Icelandic) father. He emigrated to the Netherlands in 1942.
Born
Skagen 1913-06-16
Deceased
Rotterdam 1971-03-13
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Education
Berlijn: opleiding
University (Berlin), graduated in Berlin in 1939 with the dissertation 'Ikonographische Studienüber de Hollandse Malerei und das Theater des Siebzehnten Jahrhunderts'
Universiteit (München)
Active in
  • Amsterdam 1936
    In 1936 he did research in the Prentenkabinet in Amsterdam.
  • Berlijn 1936 - 1939
    worked as a volunteer for the Berlin Schlossmuseum
  • Kopenhagen 1939 - 1942
    worked as an assistant in the National History Museum Frederiksborgslot
  • Den Haag 1942 - 1971
    worked from 1942 to 1970 at the RKD (Dutch Institute for Art History), from 1965 as director. From June 1970 till his untimely death at 13 March 1971 he was director of the Mauritshuis Museum, Royal Cabinet of Paintings.
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Entered on: 2007-05-08; Modification on: 2017-08-29

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