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us: Terrasse, Henri, 1895-1971


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    • us: Terrasse, H. (Henri), 1895-1971
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        1895
    • Death Date

        1971
    • Birth Place

        Vrigny (France)
    • Associated Locale

        France
    • Associated Locale

        Morocco
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Institut des hautes-études marocaines
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Université d'Alger. Faculté des lettres et sciences humaines
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Casa de Velázquez
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Institut de France
        • Affiliation Start: 1953
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        fre
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Islamic art
          (lcsh) Art--Spain
            (lcsh) Morocco--Antiquities
        • Sources

          • found: Piquin, M. Histoire du Maroc, 1946: t.p. (H. Terrasse, correspondant de l'Institut)
          • found: LC in RLIN, 10-29-86 (hdg.: Terrasse, Henri, 1895-1971; usage: Henri Terrasse)
          • found: Torres Balbás, L. Ciudades hispanomusulmanas, 1985: t.p. (Henri Terrasse)
          • found: Persée website, Revue de l'Occident musulman et de la Méditerranée, v. 12, issue 12, 1972, Henri Terrasse (8 août 1895-11 octobre 1971), viewed June 22, 2015: page 7 (d. age 70; b. in Vrigny (Loiret); after service in WWI he studied at Ecole Normale Supérieure; university degree 1920; left for Morocco; Directeur d'Etudes d'archéologie et d'art musulman, Institut des Hautes Etudes Marocaines, from 1923; completed thesis, "L'Art hispano-mauresque des origines au XIIIe siècle", in 1933; named head of service des Monuments historiques du Maroc in 1935, a position he held until his departure from Morocco in 1957; named director, Institut des Hautes Etudes Marocaines, in 1941; chair of Muslim archaeology, Faculté des Lettres et Sciences Humaines d'Alger, 1945; corresponding member of Académie des Beaux-Arts, 1933; elected Membre de l'Institut [de France] in 1953) page 8 (after leaving Morocco he was named director of Casa de Velazquez until his retirement in 1965)
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