Otto Kurz FBA (26 May 1908, Vienna - 3 September 1975, London) was a historian and Slade Professor of Fine Art, University of Oxford.


Fleeing to London from the Nazis, he was Librarian at the Warburg Institute, 1944–1965 and Professor of the History of Classical Tradition with special reference to the Near East, University of London, 1965-1975. He was Slade Professor of Fine Art at the University of Oxford for 1971–72.[1]



  1. ^ "Oxford Slade Professors, 1870–present" (PDF). University of Oxford. 2012. Retrieved 27 January 2015.