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Hofstätter, Hans Hellmut

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    Full Name: Hofstätter, Hans Hellmut

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1928

    Home Country/ies: Germany

    Subject Area(s): art theory, symbolism (artistic concept), and Symbolist


    One of the founders of the 20th-century re-evaluation of the Symbolist movement in art. He issued a catalogue raisonné of the graphic work of Caspar David Friedrich in 1978.

    Selected Bibliography

    Symbolismus und die Kunst der Jahrhundertwende: Voraussetzungen, Erscheinungsformen, Bedeutungen. Cologne: M. DuMont Schauberg, 1965; Caspar David Friedrich: das gesamte graphische Werk. Herrsching: Manfred Pawlak, 1978; Jugendstil: Druckkunst. Wiesbaden: R. Löwit, 1968, English, Art Nouveau: Prints, Illustrations and Posters. New York: Greenwich House, 1984;


    "Hofstätter, Hans Hellmut." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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