Entries tagged with "patronage"

Art patronage scholar of XVIII c. Holland.

UCLA professor of art history, patronage scholar of Marxist methodology; political activist. Boime's father was Max Boime, a salesman, and his mother Dorothy Rubin (Boime), both eastern European Jewish immigrants. His father worked in the Brooklyn naval yards during World War II. The younger Boime, his interest in art stemming from cartooning, joined the U.S. Army in 1955 and was stationed in Germany. After discharge in 1958, he entered the University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., graduating in 1961. He continued to Columbia University, receiving his M.A., in 1963.

Patronage art historian

Collector, art patronage scholar, director of the Burlington Magazine, 1952-1986. Ford was the son of Captain Richard Ford (1860-1940), a British army officer, and Rosamund Isabel Ramsden (1872-1911). He was descendant of the Irish dramatist Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751-1816). His great-grandfather, Richard Ford (1796-1856), was a connoisseur and author of the important travel book on Spain, Handbook For Spain,1845. Born to wealth, Ford attended Eton and then Trinity College, Oxford, graduating in 1930 in modern history.

Scholar of art patronage and aesthetic taste; Oxford University professor. Haskell's father was the dance writer Arnold Haskell. Haskell attended Eton and then King's College, Cambridge, where he took a degree in History, studying under Nikolaus Bernard Leon Pevsner. Graduating in 1952 (receiving a "first" in History), he returned to his alma mater (1954) to teach. From 1962-1967 he was also the Librarian of Fine Arts Faculty.

American historian of architecture whose research ranged from an initial focus on the Italian Renaissance to evolutionary theory and computer modelling. Hersey was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of Milton Leonard Hersey (1899-1983), an economist, and Katharine Hersey (Page) (1896-1991). After graduating from high school in 1945, Hersey joined the merchant marine where he assisted in transporting troops home after World War II. Following this, Hersey joined the U.S. Army, where he advised returning war veterans in planning for their future.

Labor historian and scholar of medieval art patronage. Kraus was the son of immigrants who were active in the I. W. W. (International Workers of the World) trade union and socialists. His family moved to New York city and then Cleveland, Ohio. After a stint at the University of Chicago, he and entered Western Reserve University in Cleveland, where he received his B.A. and M.A. in mathematics, the latter degree in 1928. Initially, Kraus taught high school mathematics.

Scholar of Renaissance art patronage (largely through letters). Wackernagle hailed from a distinguished family of schoars. His father was the historian Rudolf Wackernagel, his uncle the Germanisten (German philologist) Wilhelm Wackernagel (1806-1869), and cousin the Sanskrit philologist Jacob Wackernagel (1853-1938). He wrote his dissertation in 1905 at the Humboldt-Universit├Ąt in Berlin. That year he began as a research assistant to Arthur Haseloff on his trips to South Italy, photographing medieval art objects on glass plate, amassing nearly.