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Raczynski, Athanasius, Graf

    Full Name: Raczynski, Athanasius, Graf

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1788

    Date Died: 1874

    Place Born: Poznań, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland

    Place Died: Berlin, Germany

    Home Country/ies: Germany

    Subject Area(s): Portuguese (culture or style)


    early historian of Portuguese art; diplomat in Lisbon (1842-1845); commissioned by the Academy of Arts and Sciences in Berlin to make a detailed survey of Portuguese. Born in Posen, Prussia, which is present-day, Poznań, Poland. 

    Selected Bibliography

    Les Arts au Portugal. Paris, 1846; Dictionnaire historico-artisticque du Portugal. Paris, 1847.


    Bazin 447; Metzler Kunsthistoriker Lexikon: zweihundert Porträts deutschsprachiger Autoren aus vier Jahrhunderten. Stuttgart: Metzler, 1999, pp. 312-14.


    "Raczynski, Athanasius, Graf." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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