Type of entity
Authorized form of name
Parallel form(s) of name
Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules
Other form(s) of name
- Otto Demus
- Demus, O.
Identifiers for corporate bodies
Dates of existence
Born in Austria, Demus was a Byzantine art historian and a scholar of the Church of San Marco in Venice, Italy. He received his doctorate from the University of Vienna. At Dumbarton Oaks, he served as a Visiting Scholar in 1949, 1953, 1958, 1960, 1965, 1973–1979, and 1981. In 1973, Dumbarton Oaks provided support for Demus for his research project at San Marco, which resulted in the two-volume publication Mosaics of San Marco in Venice (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984).
Functions, occupations and activities
Mandates/sources of authority
US LCNAF n 50036194
Rules and/or conventions used
ISAAR (CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families
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Dates of creation, revision and deletion
This record was updated by Beth Bayley on November 7, 2013 and by Shalimar White on January 24, 2014.
- LCNAF: http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n50036194
- VIAF: http://viaf.org/viaf/34476286
- Dictionary of Art Historians: http://www.dictionaryofarthistorians.org/demuso.htm
- The finding aid created by the Dumbarton Oaks Archives: http://www.doaks.org/library-archives/dumbarton-oaks-archives/historical-papers/otto-demus-and-the-san-marco-mosaics-project-papers