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Deichmann, Friedrich Wilhelm

    Full Name: Deichmann, Friedrich Wilhelm

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1909

    Date Died: 1993

    Place Born: Jena, Thuringia, Germany

    Place Died: Mentana, Rome, Lazio, Italy

    Home Country/ies: Germany

    Subject Area(s): architecture (object genre), Late Antique, and sculpture (visual works)


    Architectural historian of the late antique era. Deichmann was one of the art historians who worked at the DAI in Rome during the height of the Nazi doctrine, when others, like Ludwig Curtius, had been force to resign.

    Selected Bibliography

    Studien zur Architektur Konstantinopels im 5. und 6. Jahrhunder nach Christus. Baden-Baden: 1956; Ravenne: Hauptstadt des Spätantiken Abendlandes. 3 vols. Weisbaden: 1969.


    Kleinbauer, W. Eugene. Modern Perspectives in Western Art History: An Anthology of 20th-Century Writings on the Visual Arts. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971, pp. 39, 50 mentioned, 87 mentioned; Duval, Noel. “In Memoriam Fr. W. Deichmann 1909-1993.” Antiquité tardive 2 (1994): 7-11; Farioli Campanati, Raffaella. “Friedrich Wilhelm Deichmann, Jena 17 XII 1909-Mentana (Roma) 13 IX 1993.” Corso di cultura sull’arte ravennate e bizantina 41 (1994): 10-16; Feld, Otto. “Commemorazione di Friedrich Wilhelm Deichmann.” Corso di cultura sull’arte ravennate e bizantina 41 (1994): 17-32; Feld, Otto. “Friedrich Wilhelm Deichmann 17.12.1909-13.9.1993.” Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. Römische Abteilung 101 (1994): 7-17.


    "Deichmann, Friedrich Wilhelm." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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