Bruckmann, Friedrich

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Bruckmann, Friedrich
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Classical art scholar and founder of the influential art publishing firm, F. Bruckmann. Bruckmann founded the publishing company F. Bruckmann in Frankfurt in 1858 as a "Verlag für Kunst und Wissenschaft" (Press for art and the sciences). Five years later the company moved to Munich in 1863. Bruckmann's knowledge of both art historians and artists gave him an entre into the field. In 1888 he co-founded the Denkmäler griechischer und römischer Skulptur in historischer Anordung with University of Munich art historian Enrico Brunn.