Entries tagged with "Greek pottery styles"

Classical archaeologist; created the major index of Greek black-figure and red-figure pottery based on artistic styles. Beazley's father was Mark John Murray Beazley (d. 1940), a London interior designer and Mary Catherine Davidson (Beazley) (d. 1918). After attending King Edward VI School, Southampton, he entered Christ's Hospital and Balliol College, Oxford, where he was "much involved" (Boardman) with the poet James Elroy Flecker (1884-1915). Flecker wrote poetry dedicated to Beazley and the two enjoyed an aesthete lifestyle similar to their fellow Oxford student, Oscar Wilde.

Classical art historian, specialist in Greek pottery. Boardman was born to Frederick Archibald Boardman and Clara Wells (Boardman). He graduated from Magdalene College, Cambridge with a B. A. in 1948. He served in the Intelligence Corps, British Army, 1950-52, rising to second lieutenant. In 1951 he was awarded an M.A. (his highest degree) from Cambridge in 1951. The following year he married Sheila Joan Lyndon Stanford. Boardman was named assistant director at the British School at Athens, Athens, in1952. He participated in the excavations at Chios, 1953-55.

Archaeologist, museum administrator and early scholar of Greek sculpture and vases. Brøndsted's parents were Christian Brøndsted (1742-1823), a minister, and Mette Augusta Pedersen (1758-1832). He studied theology at the university in Copenhagen, graduating in 1802 and additional years studying philology at the same institution, for which he was awarded a gold medal in 1804. Through his friend, the philologist Georg H. C. Koës (1782-1811), he met Koës' sister, Frederikke, whom Brøndsted became engagued.

Historian of Greek pottery.

Professor of classical archaeology and museum director; established modern methods of ancient Greek vase analysis. Furtwängler's father was a classical scholar and schoolmaster. From 1870 onward, Furtwängler studied at Leipzig, under Johannes Overbeck and Freiburg where he received his undergraduate degree. His dissertation, Eros in der Vasenmalerei, was written in 1874, (published 1876) in Munich under Enrico Brunn. Furtwängler would later write a memoir of von Brunn.

Greek classical vase scholar; selected to be the first volume in the important Bilder griechischer Vasen series by J. D. Beazley and Paul Jacobsthal. Hahland graduated from the Staatsgymnasium in Linz in 1922. He studied at Heidelberg under Ludwig Curtius, Carl Neumann and Bernhard Schweitzer; Marburg under F Wolters; and Kiel. He received his Ph.D. from Philipps-Universität in Marburg, writing his dissertation on Attic vase painting under Jacobsthal.

Classical art historian of Greek and Roman art; specialist in Greek pottery. Hampe was the son of the medieval historian Karl Hampe (1869-1936). Hample was a scientific assistant to Reinhard Herbig at the University of Würzburg, but had difficulty moving up the employment ladder due to a negative recommendation by the Nazi teacher's union (NS Dozentenbund). He was assigned to the Deutsche Archäologisches Institut during the Nazi era under Walther Wrede where he was a participant in the Olympia excavation 1936-1937.

Historian of classical Greek vases. Himmelmann studied at Marburg, Basel and Munich. His dissertation, completed in 1956, was on the Ilissos grave stele from the Kerimeikos. He taught at the universities of Marburg and Saarbrücken. In 1966 he moved to the university in Bonn. He retired from Bonn emeritus in 1994.

Archaeologist and scholar of Greek geometric pottery; namesake of the Greek Hirschfeld painter. He was born in Königsberg, Germany, which is present-day Kaliningrad, Russia. Hirschfeld was born to a Jewish merchant family in Pyrtiz, Pomerania, then part of the Germany. He studied under Ernst Curtius in Berlin as well as in Tübingen and Leipzig.

Archaeologist, historian of Greek classical vases, and collector. Hoppin graduated from Harvard University in 1893 and studied at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens and the universities in Berlin and Munich, receiving his Ph. D., at the latter in 1896. Hoppin's interest was from the first and throughout his career in classical Greek vases; his dissertation was on the vase painter Euthymides. Between 1894-1896 he was a participant in the archaeological dig at Argive Heraeum, Athens, under Charles Waldstein whose finds Hoppin published in 1898.

Greek vase painting scholar; and later scholar of Celtic art. Jacobsthal studied at the Universities of Berlin and Göttingen before completing his degree at Bonn, writing his dissertation under Georg Loeschcke in 1906. In 1912 he published his catalog on the vase collection Göttingen, Göttinger Vasen, and was appointed Ordinarius Professor at the University of Marburg, 1912. He remained at Marburg until 1935, increasing the level of the archaeological department and adding a prehistoric studies concentration. With J. D.

Archeologist and professor at the German University of Prague, 1886-1923; scholar of Greek (especially red-figure) vase painting. Klein studied Jewish theology and then philosophy at the university in Vienna and then Prague. He traveled to Italy and Greece to study archeological sites, where his interests focused on pottery. In 1879 he published on Euphronius, the Greek vase painter named on a pot. Klein was appointed professor of archeology at the University of Prague in 1886.

Archaeologist and scholar of Greek pottery. Loeschcke studied archaeology under Johannes Overbeck in Leipzig between 1871-73, together with fellow student Adolf Furtwängler. He continued study at Bonn under Reinhard Kekulé von Stradonitz where he specialized in pottery.

Classicist of Greek vases.

Scholar of Greek and Italic ceramic and wall painting. Pagenstecher studied in Berlin where he wrote his dissertation under Friedrich von Duhn in Berlin in 1909.

Early systematic scholar Greek vases; one of the founders of the institution later to become the German Archaeological Institute (Deutsches archäologisches Institut). He was born in Breslau, Silesia, Prussia which is present-day Wroclaw, Poland. Panofka studied at the university in Berlin, pursuing classical philology, beginning in 1819. In 1823 he traveled to Rome to be part of a group of northern European scholars who studied classical ruins, calling themselves the "Hyperboreans" (Hyperboreisch-römische Gesellschaft).

Classical art historian of Greek vases at Johns Hopkins University, 1905-1947; archaeologist. Robinson was a child prodigy who earned his A. B. from the University of Chicago by age eighteen. He studied at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens (1901-1903) where he was a member of the Corinth excavation team. He also attended classes at the German universities of Halle (1902) and Berlin (1903-04). Robinson returned to Chicago, completing his Ph. D. in classics in 1904.

Specialist in Greek art and historiography; particularly known for his work on the Greek geometric pottery style. Schweitzer's father was Major Carl Georg Heinrich Schweitzer, a career soldier (Major) in the German infantry "Vogel von Falckenstein" division. His mother was Christiana Auguste Adeline Caroline Aneshänsel (Schweitzer). Schweitzer received his abitur from the Gymansium in Kalrsruhe in 1911.

Berkeley professor of Latin and Classical Archaeology and authority on Greek vase painting; author of several Corpus Vasorum Antiquarum for California. Smith attended St. Paul's School, London, and Pembroke College, Oxford. In 1914 he was appointed Associate Professor of Classics at St. Francis Xavier. Shortly thereafter, Britain entered World War I and Smith joined the British Army, and was wounded at Salonika. He returned to St. Francis Xavier after the war. He went to Princeton University, first as Instructor and advancing to Assistant Professor of Classics.

Literary and art historian of ancient Greece; selected to author a volume in the Bilder griechischer Vasen series (The Niobid Painter). In 1935 Webster published the volume on the Niobid Painter for the series developed by J. D. Beazley and Paul Jacobsthal Bilder griechischer Vasen.