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Marian Wenzel

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Hortus Conclusus
(Print, c1970s)

Born in Pittsburgh, Marian Wenzel studied Philosophy at Columbia University and then completed a PhD at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. She became the world's leading authority on the art and artefacts of medieval Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as a campaigner and founder of the charity Bosnia-Herzegovina Heritage Rescue during the war there. She also painted for most of her life and was a poet and writer, and illustrator of short stories. This work was purchased for the Collection at an exhibition in the MacRobert Arts Centre Gallery in 1978. 

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