James Emanuel Bogle

James E. Bogle was born in Philadelphia, attended Pennsylvania Military College and, after military service in WWII, received a BFA degree from the School of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania. A charter member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, Bogle spent most of his professional career abroad, with assignments in twenty-six countries spanning four continents. His travels and interests allowed him to acquire a collection of Asian art and paintings. In 2010 he gave fifty Southeast Asian paintings to the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. His book Thai & Southeast Asian Painting: 18th through 20th Century was published in 2011 by Schiffer Publishing.