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Reichhold, Karl W.

    Full Name: Reichhold, Karl W.

    Other Names:

    • Karl Reichhold

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1902

    Home Country/ies: Germany

    Subject Area(s): ancient, archaeology, ceramic ware (visual works), Classical, painting (visual works), pottery (visual works), vase, and vase paintings (visual works)


    Archaeologist and historian of classical vase painting. In 1900 he and Adolf Furtwängler renewed the excavations at the temple of Aphaia in Aigina. Reichhold and Furtwängler’s Griechische Vasenmalerei raised the standard for accurate drawings of vase paintings to an exceptional level.

    Selected Bibliography

    Skizzenbuch griechischer Meister; ein Einblick in das griechische Kunststudium auf Grund der Vasenbilder. Munich: F. Bruckmann, 1919; edited, Furtwängler, Adolf. Griechische Vasenmalerei: eine Auswahl hervorragender Vasenbilder aus dem gleichnamigen grossen Werke. Munich: F. Bruckmann, 1924.


    [mentioned] Rouet, Philippe. Approaches to the Study of Attic Vases: Beazley and Pottier. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.


    "Reichhold, Karl W.." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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