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Person: RADY, Dr Ottilie  (1890-1987)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Dr Ottilie RADY
Gender
female
Relevance of this person
art historian and compiler of lantern slide sets
Main period of activity
N/A
Relationships to other people

married to STOEDTNER, Dr Franz  (1870-1946)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
13 April 1890
born at
c.1937-1946
~46
assistant
1946-1959
~55
director
12 April 1987
96
died at
Slide sets linked to this person

compiler: [Set on art history: Part I -- sketches by Rembrandt] (lecture: Franz Stoedtner, 48 slides, in/after 1895) – probably Ottilie Rady was the compiler. Needs to be checked

compiler: [Set on art history: Part II -- mainly Rembrandt] (lecture: Franz Stoedtner, 38 slides, in/after 1895) – Probably compiler. Needs to be checked.

Short biography

Dr Ottilie Rady was an art historian and taught at the department of architecture at the TH Darmstadt between 1932 and 1937. In 1934 she was promoted to special professor.

After she lost her job due to political reasons, she worked as cataloger for Verlag Dr Franz Stoedtner. Her task there was to inventory and catalog lantern slides for education in art history. She was married to Franz Stoedtner from 1942 until his death in 1946, and ran the Stoedtner slide business until it was sold in 1959.

Lucerna ID  6004334

Record created by Sarah Dellmann and Richard Crangle. Last updated 7 February 2016

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