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Pevsner, Sir Nikolaus Bernhard Leonlocked

(1902–1983)
  • Brian Harrison

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Pevsner, Sir Nikolaus Bernhard Leon (1902–1983), architectural historian, was born in Leipzig on 30 January 1902 into a Russian-Jewish family, the younger son (there were no daughters) of Hugo Pewsner, later Pevsner (1869–1940), a successful fur trader, and his wife, Annie Perlmann (...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)
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