Nasli Heeramaneck

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Achaemenid lion head gifted by Heeramaneck to LACMA.

Nasli Heeramaneck (1902-March 29, 1971) was an Parsi-American art dealer, specializing in Asian and Pre-Columbian art. Born in Bombay, he moved to New York in the 1920s, and lived and worked there until his death.[1] Works collected by him and his wife, Alice, are now held by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art,[2] the National Museum of New Delhi,[3] and Yale University.[4]


  1. ^ "Nasli M. Heeramaneck Dead; Dealer in Asian Art Objects". New York Times. 1971-03-30. Retrieved 2015-10-25.
  2. ^ Art of Tibet: A Catalogue of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Collection. University of California Press. 1983-01-01. ISBN 9780875871127.
  3. ^ "Heeramaneck, Dealer-Collector, Gives Pre-Columbian Art to India". New York Times. 1966-12-23. Retrieved 2015-10-25.
  4. ^ "About the Heeramanecks: Meet Alice and Nasli · Heeramaneck". Himalayan Collections @ Yale. Retrieved 2015-10-25.