Entries tagged with "vase"

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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).

Museum director and historian of Chinese and Japanese art. Pope received a Ph.D. in Chinese studies and Fine Arts from Harvard University in 1955. He also studied European collections of Chinese art at the Courtald Institute of Art in London, and the Harvard-Yenching Institute. After spending three years as a lecturer of Chinese art at Columbia University, Pope was hired as a research associate at the Freer Gallery of Art in Washgington, D. C., and was appointed its director in 1962.

Scholar of Greek vases.

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.

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 ancient Greek and Roman art, particularly vase painting and Greek wall painting. Rumpf was the son of the artist Fritz Rumpf. Rumpf was editor of the influential Griechische und römische Kunst (1932, part of the Einleitung in der Altertumswissenschaft series). Professor at the University of Cologne (Institut für Klassische Archëologie) (1928-1960). Upon his retirement in 1960 he was succeeded at the University at Cologne by Heinz Kähler.

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.