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Kaesbach, Walter

    Full Name: Kaesbach, Walter

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1879

    Date Died: 1961

    Place Born: Mönchengladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

    Place Died: Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

    Home Country/ies: Germany


    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.

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    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.


    "Kaesbach, Walter." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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