Ragnar Josephson

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Ragnar Josephson (Stockholm 8 March 1891 - Lund 27 March 1966) was a Swedish art historian and writer.

Josephson was professor of art history at Lund University 1929-1957 and founder of the Archive for Decorative Art there. He was director of the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm 1948-1951, and was elected a member of the Swedish Academy in 1960.[1]


  1. Landquist, p. 438


  • Landquist, John: "Josephson, Ragnar", Svenskt biografiskt lexikon, 20 (1973-1975), pp. 438–441.

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Cultural offices
Preceded by
Per Hallström
Swedish Academy,
Seat No.14

Succeeded by
Lars Gyllensten