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Krischen, Friedrich

    Full Name: Krischen, Friedrich

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1881

    Date Died: 1949

    Place Born: Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

    Place Died: Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

    Home Country/ies: Germany

    Subject Area(s): architecture (object genre) and sculpture (visual works)


    Originally trained and active as an architect, Krischen was nonetheless a student of Theodor Wiegand and Robert Koldewey, and after active work in excavation campaigns prior to World War I, became a professor of archaeology and art history at the Technical University of Aachen (1919-1924) and the Technical University of Danzig (1924-1945). An accomplished illustrator, Krischen was also well known for his artistic recreations of ancient life (Ein Festtag am Hofe des Königs Minos, 1921).

    Selected Bibliography

    Ein Festtag am Hofe des Königs Minos, 1921.


    Archäologenbildnisse: Porträts und Kurzbiographien von Klassichen Archäologen deutscher Sprache. Reinhard Lullies, ed. Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 1988: 212-213.


    "Krischen, Friedrich." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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