Wackenroder, Wilhelm Heinrich

Full Name: 
Wackenroder, Wilhelm Heinrich
Year Born: 
1773
Year Died: 
1798
Place Born: 
Berlin, Germany
Place Died: 
Berlin, Germany
Home Country: 
Germany
Overview: 
Significant influence on the development of German romantic feeling for gothic style; work on Nürnberg instituted the cult of Albrecht Dürer; ideas about the divine source or art influenced Schlegel and others,
Selected Bibliography: 
Herzensergiessungen eines Kunstliebended Klosterbruders. Berlin, 1797.;
Sources: 
KGK 145; SGE, xxiii-xiv, 281, Bazin 131; Metzler Kunsthistoriker Lexikon: zweihundert Porträts deutschsprachiger Autoren aus vier Jahrhunderten. Stuttgart: Metzler, 1999, pp. 439-41.