Jucker, Hans

Full Name: 
Jucker, Hans
Date Born: 
1918
Date Died: 
1984
Place Born: 
Mogelsburg, Switzerland
Place Died: 
Bern, Switzerland
Home Country: 
Switzerland
Gender: 
male
Overview: 

Specialist in classical Roman art. First recipient of the Schweizer Institut in Rome (Swiss Institute in Rome) fellowship in 1946. Professor at the University of Bern 1957-. Jucker and Giovanni Becatti were among the first to show the extent Roman art was indebted to Greek artists for the late Republic and early empire.

Selected Bibliography: 
Das Bildnis im Blätterkelch - Geschichte und Bedeutung einer römischen Porträtform. 1961.
Sources: 
Archäologenbildnisse: Porträts und Kurzbiographien von Klassichen Archäologen deutscher Sprache. Reinhard Lullies, ed. Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 1988: 323-324; Brilliant, Richard. "Introduction." Roman Art: from the Republic to Constantine. New York: Phaidon, 1974, p. 16, mentioned.