Entries tagged with "funerary arts"

Scholar of early Christian sarcophagi; Chair of the Art Department at Barnard College. Lawrence graduated from Byrn Mawr College in art history in 1923. She continued on to graduate school at Harvard, where she worked under the Princeton scholar Charles Rufus Morey who was on exchange for that year. It was Morey who introduced her to early Christian art. In 1924-25 she was appointed assistant at Wellesley. She was awarded a fellowship at the American Academy in Rome for the 1925-27 period.

German archaeologist and art historian of sarcophogial sculpture. Matz was the uncle of Friedrich Matz (1890-1974), the German authority on Mycenae.

Archaeologist and philologist; author of a corpus of Roman sarcophagi. Robert was born to a family of academics, originally of French origin. He studied at Bonn under Otto Jahn, Reinhard Kekulé von Stradonitz and Anton Springer and, in Berlin, under Theodor Mommsen (1817-1903) and Adolf Kirchhoff (1826-1908) and Ulrich von Wilamowtiz-Moellendorff (1848-1931). He traveled extensively on research before accepting a position as Extraordinarius (associate professor) of archaeology in Berlin in 1877.

Classical art historian, particularly Roman art and sarcophagi. Rodenwaldt attended the university in Berlin where he studied under the classicists Reinhard Kekulé von Stradonitz, Eduard Meyer and Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff (1848-1931); at Heidelberg under Friedrich von Duhn; and ultimately Halle where he wrote writing his dissertation (in Latin) in 1908 on wall painting in Pompeii under Carl Robert.