Arthur Upham Pope

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Arthur Upham Pope (February 7, 1881 – September 3, 1969) was an American scholar, art historian, and architecture historian. He was an expert on historical Persian art, and he was the editor of the Survey of Persian Art (1939).[1][2] Pope was also a university professor of philosophy and aesthetics, an archaeologist, photographer, museum director, interior designer, and the co-founder of an international scholarly organization.[3][4]

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Arthur Upham Pope
Pope (c. 1952)
Born(1881-02-07)February 7, 1881
DiedSeptember 3, 1969(1969-09-03) (aged 88)
Resting placeKhaju Bridge, Isfahan
Alma materBrown University
(m. 1909; div. 1920)
(m. 1920)
AwardsOrder of the Crown
Order of the Lion and the Sun
Scientific career
FieldsPersian art, Persian architecture and archaeology
InstitutionsBrown University
University of California, Berkeley
Amherst College
California Palace of the Legion of Honor
Asia Institute, Shiraz University
Academic advisorsAlexander Meiklejohn
Notable studentsJay Gluck
InfluencedRichard N. Frye