Kaesbach, Walter

Full Name: 
Kaesbach, Walter
Date Born: 
1879
Date Died: 
1961
Place Born: 
Mönchengladbach, Germany
Place Died: 
Konstanz, Germany
Home Country: 
Germany
Gender: 
male
Overview: 

Director of the Art Academy in Berlin and Assistant Director of the National Gallery (under Ludwig Justi). During his time as a student at Heidelberg, his colleagues included Rosa Schapire, Edwin Redslob, Emil Waldmann, Ernst Kühnel. As director of the Städische Museum in Erfurt, Kaesbach hired the young art historian Werner Noack as his assistant.

Selected Bibliography: 
0.Metzler
Sources: 
Wendland, Ulrike. Biographisches Handbuch deutschsprachiger Kunsthistoriker im Exil: Leben und Werk der unter dem Nationalsozialismus verfolgten und vertriebenen Wissenschaftler. Munich: Saur, 1999, vol. 1, pp. 348-51.