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Geymüller, Heinrich von

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    Full Name: Geymüller, Heinrich von

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1839

    Date Died: 1909

    Place Born: Switzerland

    Home Country/ies: Switzerland

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


    Architectural historian of Renaissance buildings; one of the first to attempt the complex structural history of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome; first to study Raphäel’s architectural work

    Selected Bibliography

    Heinrich von Geymüllers nachgelassene Schriften. Volume 1. Architektur und Religion. Basel: Spittler, 1911; Notizen über der Entwürfe zu St. Peter in Rom. 2 vols. Karlsruhe, 1868; Raffaelo Sanzio studiato come architetto con l’aiuto di nuovi documenti.


    Kleinbauer, W. Eugene. Research Guide to the History of Western Art. Sources of Information in the Humanities, no. 2. Chicago: American Library Association, 1982, p. 126 mentioned; 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, p. 85 mentioned; Bazin, Germain. Histoire de l’histoire de l’art; de Vasari à nos jours. Paris: Albin Michel, 1986, pp. 433-434, 486.


    "Geymüller, Heinrich von." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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