Entries tagged with "Paul Kamer"

Director of the Old Slave Mart Museum and scholar of African American art history. Judith Wragg Chase was born in 1907 in Augusta, Georgia, to Samuel Alston Wragg (1875-1953) and Emma Louise Sparks (Wragg) (1877-1966). She attended William Smith College (now Hobart and William Smith Colleges) from 1923-1924. From 1924-1927, she studied at Cooper Union Art School and later completed her degree at Syracuse University in 1960.

African-American author, lecturer, and civil rights activist; first author to publish a book on African-American art. Freeman Henry Morris Murray was born in 1859 in Cleveland, Ohio to John M. Murray (d. 1862), a tailor, and Martha [Mary] Bentley (Murray). Murray’s ethnic background was diverse; his father was a white man of Scottish descent and his mother had Irish, Native American, and African roots.

University lecturer at Boston University and founder of the Department of Fine Art at Blue Ridge Community College. Walter Nathan was born in Neustadt, Germany in 1905. He received his abitur from Magdeburg Realgymnasium in 1923.

University professor at Mills College, Director of Mills College Art Gallery, and expert in German and English Romanticism. Alfred Neumeyer was born in 1901 to Dr. Karl Neumeyer (1869-1941), a university lecturer of public law and international private law, and Anna Hirschhorn (Neumeyer) (1879-1941). In 1919, Neumeyer received his notabitur, which is an emergency abitur for German students drafted during wartime, from Wilhelms-Gymnasium in Munich.

Art critic, journalist, and prolific author with expertise in modern art and architecture, German literature and theater, and Berlin’s history and architecture. He used the pseudonym Heinrich Garbel. Max Osborn was born in Cologne, Germany in 1870 to a father who was a banker and Clotilde Cohn (Osborn). Osborn studied in Cologne at Apostelgymnasium. In 1881, he moved with his family to Berlin, where he continued his studies at Wilhelms-Gymnasium. He received his abitur there in 1888.

Scholar of South American archaeology and art, pre-Columbian art, and professor. Erwin Palm, son of merchant Arthur Palm and Else Hesse (Palm), was born in Frankfurt in 1910. In 1929, Palm received his Abitur from Goethe-Gymnasium. Afterwards, he studied archaeology, classical philology, philosophy, and art history in Göttingen, Heidelberg, Rome, and Florence. He graduated from Universität Heidelberg in 1932. Upon graduation, he decided to study in Rome under Giorgio Pasquali (1885-1952). There, he completed his dissertation, Una interpretazione romana del mito, in 1935.

Curator of the Baltimore Museum of Art. Gertrude Rosenthal was born in 1906 to Daniel Rosenthal, a banker, and Rosalie Rosenthal. After her family moved to Cologne following the abrupt passing of her father, Rosenthal received her abitur in 1923. After receiving this degree, she worked in an office role for a chemical company in Cologne. At the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, she was the assistant at the bookstore from 1925-1927. She became, at around the same time, a journalist for Kölnische Zeitung, a role which she would hold until 1933.

Museum curator and professor with expertise in East Asian art, art of the Eurasian steppes, and Chinese jades. Alfred Salmony was born in Cologne, Germany in 1890. From 1912-1920, Salmony studied art history and archaeology in Bonn and Vienna under Paul Clemen and Josef Strzygowski. His studies were interrupted from 1914-1917 due to his cavalry service in World War I. He was conferred his degree under Clemen and completed his dissertation, Europa - Ostasien.

Museum director and expert of decorative arts (especially ceramics and porcelain), expressionism, and museum concepts. Max Sauerlandt was born in 1880 to Max Saurelandt, a timber merchant, and Marie Plath (Sauerlandt). Sauerlandt was born into the Protestant faith. Growing up in Hamburg, he attended Matthias-Claudius-Gymnasium and received his abitur in 1898. He spent his first five semesters of study in Marburg and Berlin learning about classical philology, then the next four semesters in Munich and Berlin studying art history.

Expert and private scholar in 15th-century Italian painting, 17th century Dutch and Flemish painting and 15th-18th century drawing.. Scharf was born in Königsberg, Germany (present day Kaliningrad, Russia) in 1900 to Heinrich Scharf (1872-1933) and Cӓcilie Presser (Scharf) (1876-1946). From 1920-1925, Scharf studied art history, archaeology, East Asian art, and theater history under Hans Jantzen. In 1925, he granted Scharf his doctoral degree from Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg.

Museum curator, private scholar, and German drawings expert with a vast knowledge and collection of old German prints and hand drawings, especially those of Albrecht Dürer and his contemporaries. Edmund Schilling was born in 1888 to Edmund Friedrich Schilling, who was a practicing Protestant and merchant, and Ernestine Rosenstiel (Schilling). Schilling himself was raised a Protestant.

Museum curator in Germany and adjunct professor and lecturer after emigration to the United States, specializing in decorative arts, the art and architecture of Frankfurt, Jewish art, and Matthias Grünewald. Guido Schoenberger was born in Frankfurt, Germany in 1891 to Jakob Schönberger and Pauline Mayer (Schönberger). From 1909-1914, he studied art history in both Freiburg and Berlin. When World War I started in 1914, he had not yet fully completed his studies. His services were enlisted in the German military on the Western Front from 1914-1917 during which he was twice wounded in combat.

Ministerial official and private scholar who specialized in the works of architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel. Johannes Sievers was born in Berlin to the decoration painter Carl Georg Wilhelm Sievers (1834-1891) in 1880. His father was responsible for many of the rooms of nobles. His mother was Luise Wittfeld, Moers (Sievers) (1843,-1903). From 1903-1906, he studied art history, philosophy, and archaeology under several different instructors, including  Karl Voll, Wesse, Arthur Haseloff, and Heinrich Wölfflin.

Artist, art critic, librarian, and university lecturer who specialized in avant-garde and Dada art and the works of Leonardo da Vinci. Kate Trauman was born in Beuthen, Germany (present day Bytom, Poland) in 1889 to Arnold Trauman (d. 1910) and Magdalena Mannheimer (Trauman). From 1911-1913, Steinitz studied fine arts at the studios in Paris with Käthe Kollwitz and Lovis Corinth and various art studios in Berlin from 1912-1914. She married Ernst Steinitz, MD, also from Beuthen, (1881-1942), in 1913.  In 1918, she moved from Berlin to Hannover.

Fellow of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (French National Center for Scientific Research), Founder of the Association Internationale pour l’Étude de Mosaïque Antique (International Association for the Study of Ancient Mosaics), and Byzantinist. Henri Stern specialized in the study of iconography of mosaics from Late Antiquity through the Middle Ages, Syrian art of the 5th and 6th centuries, and early Islamic art more broadly.