Entries tagged with "pottery (visual works)"

Corinthian vase painting scholar; co-founder of the History of Art department at the University of California, Berkeley. Amyx attended Stanford University where he received a B. A. in classics in 1930. His graduate work was done at Berkeley. An M.A. in Latin was granted in 1932 (with a thesis on Juvenal). He was a fellow at the American School in Athens for 1935-36. His Ph.D., in Latin and classical archaeology was awarded in 1937. His dissertation, on Eritrean black-figure painting, was written under H. R. W. Smith.

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.

Classicist art historian and vase expert, Metropolitan Museum of Art Curator of Greek and Roman Art. Born to an aristocratic Hanover family, Bothmer worked as a youth for the German-Expressionist artist and sculptor Erich Heckel. His older brother, Bernard von Bothmer joined the Berliner museums in 1932 as an Egyptologist and the younger Bothmer decided on a museum career himself. He studied one year at the Friedrich Wilhelms Universität in Berlin before receiving a Cecil Rhodes Foundation grant to study in Oxford in 1938. In Oxford he met J. D.

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.

Cambridge University archaeologist and pottery scholar. Cook was the son of the Rev Charles Robert Cook and Mary Manuel (Cook). He was educated first at Marlborough and then Clare College, Cambridge, where he studied under Arthur Bernard Cook (1868-1952, no relation) and the numismatist/connoisseur Charles Theodore Seltman. He was appointed Assistant Lecturer in Classics at Manchester University in 1934.

Gallo-roman pottery and Roman sculpture curator; Project manager at Carnavalet Museum. Graduating from l'École du Louvre in 1926 with a BA, Marie Durand-Lefebvre earned a doctorate in philosophy from l'École des Hautes Études in 1937. A scholar of the Black Virgin, she investigated black madonnas—especially ones located throughout the holy land. Durand later worked under Jules Toutain (1865-1961) as a project manager at the Carnavalet Museum. Focusing on Roman Gaul pottery, Durand catalogued 877 potters' stamps found throughout Paris.

Italian archaeologist, monuments conservator, and authority on Etruscan vase painting. Fèa received a degree in law from the University of Rome (the Sapienza). He took priestly orders, and after a successful, brief career as a lawyer, he edited an edition of Geschichte der Kunst des Altertums of Johann Joachim Winckelmann, Storia della Arti (1783) adding a personal essay "Dissertation on the Ruins of Rome" (Sulle rovine di Roma). He worked as the librarian of the Biblioteca Chigiana.

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.

Vase scholar. Hartwig, who was the first to attribute vases to an anonymous master (Rouet). Harwig's work was highly influential. The earliest work of J. D. Beazley on the Kleophrades Painter clearly owes its inspiration to Hartwig (Oakley).

Head of Musee du Louvre’s Department of Oriental Antiquities and Ancient Ceramics

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 Pyritz, Pomerania, which is present-day Pyrzyce, Poland. 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. His dissertation, written under Curtius in 1870, was titled "De Titulis Statuariorum Sculptorumque Græcorum Capita Duo Priora," and expanded and issued as Tituli Statuariorum Sculptorumque Græcorum cum Prolegomenis, 1871.

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.

First scholar of classical pottery to write a major study of them; influential teacher to a generation of classicists and art historians; Mozart biographer. Jahn was born to a wealthy family; his father was a successful lawyer in Kiel. The younger Jahn attended the Schulpforte before the university at Kiel where his professors included Gregor Wilhelm Nitzsch (1790-1861), under whom he eventually wrote his dissertation and Joannes Classen (1805-1891).

Director of the collection of antique sculpture and vases at the Berlin Museum (1889-?) and also director of the antiquarium of the Berlin Museum (1896-?). Kekulé was the nephew of the famous organic chemist Friedrich August Kekulé von Stradonitz (1829-1896). Kekulé studied at the universities of Erlangen under Karl Friedrichs, and at Berlin under Eduard Gerhard, Johann Gustav Droysen (1808-1884), and August Böckh (1785-1867). His time in Rome with Enrico Brunn was most influential for his later writing.

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.

Keeper of the Department of Ceramics at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1950-1963. Lane was the son of Reverend E. A. Lane. After attending St. John's School, Leatherhead, he continued at St. John's College, Cambridge, on a scholarship, excelling in classical studies. In 1932 he became a scholar at the British School at Athens, then under its young director, Humfry Payne. He followed Payne's remarkable research on Archaic art, publishing a groundbreaking study of his own on Laconian vase painting in the Annual of the British School.

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.

Archaeologist and vase scholar; built major collections for the British Museum as Keeper of Department of Antiquities. Newton was educated at Christ Church, Oxford where he received his B. A. in 1837 and M.A. in 1840. He joined the British Museum that same year. Newton organized the publication of the Greek and Etruscan vases in the Museum beginning in 1851. The following year, his superiors had him appointed as a consular official for Mytilene (and later acting consul at Rhodes), so that Newton could secure classical object for the Museum.

Classicist of Greek vases.