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Jucker, Hans

    Full Name: Jucker, Hans

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1918

    Date Died: 1984

    Place Born: Mogelsburg, Switzerland

    Place Died: Bern, Bern, Switzerland

    Home Country/ies: Switzerland

    Subject Area(s): Antique, the, Classical, and Roman (ancient Italian culture or period)


    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.


    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.


    "Jucker, Hans." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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