Entries tagged with "Vienna School"

Vienna-School art historian, Netherlandish specialist and Director of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Baldass studied in Graz, Halle (under Adolph Goldschmidt) and Munich before gaining his degree at the University in Vienna. His thesis, written under Max Dvořák and accepted in 1911, was on portraiture of the Emperor Maximilian. Baldass joined the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna the same year, eventually being appointed curator in 1918. He married Paula Wagner, granddaughter of the architect Otto Wagner (1841-1918).

Vienna School historian. He collaborated with the classicist art historian Christian Karl Friedrich Hülsen on the edited facsimile of the notebook of Martin van Heemskerk's important drawings of Rome. Egger's Ph.D. students included Walter Frodl.

professor at the Viennese School; psychoanalytic method

Precursor to the (first) Vienna school of art history. Heider gained his law degree in Vienna. In 1842 he became an adjunct (assistant) in the library of the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts (Wiener Akademie der bildenden Künste). He joined the Ministry of Education (Ministerium für Kultus und Unterricht) in 1850, and remained there until 1880. He began his art-history writing with über Tiersymbolik (On Animal Symbolism) in 1849. In 1855 he published a study of Schöngraben church outside Vienna. Part of the appeal of the church was its decaying art work.

Second generation Vienna School; historian of neo-classical architecture

Second-Vienna-School authority on Renaissance gold work and engraved gems; a psychoanalyst who employed psychoanalytical approach to art history. Kris was the son of Leopold Kris, a lawyer, and Rosa Schick (Kris). Because a War coal shortage forced his Gymnasium (district 13) to reduce school hours, Kris heard his first college-level art history courses during mornings. After graduating in 1918, he entered the University of Vienna studying art history, archaeology and psychology.

Private scholar who worked extensively with husband Otto Kurz to produce publications on a variety of art historical topics. Hilde Kurz was born as Hilde Schüller in Vienna to parents Richard Schüller (1870-1972), a lawyer, doctor, and professor, and Emma Rosenthal (Schüller) (1880-1968). Hilda Schüller studied at Mädchenrealgymnasium in Josefstadt, Vienna, where she received her Abitur in 1928.

Vienna School art historian

"Vienna School"-trained historian of Venetian art; author of a major "principles of art history" monograph and developer of Baroque Museum, Vienna. Tietze was the son of a Czech lawyer, Siegfried Tietze (d. 1920), and Auguste Pohl. The family name had originally been Taussig. He attended the Gymnasium Altstadt in Prague. His father converted the family from Judaism to protestant Christianity in 1893 moving the family to Vienna. Tietze graduated from the Schottengymnasium there in 1898. Anxious to be seen as fully Austrian, he volunteered for a year's service in the Austrian army 1899-1900.

Art historian of the Roman and early Christian period; founding member of the so-called first "Vienna School" of art history. Wickhoff was a student of archaeologist Alexander Conze and Moriz Thausing at the University of Vienna and the historian Theodor von Sickel (1826-1908), the latter the founder of historical "diplomatics," the method for determining the authenticity of documents. In 1879 Wickhoff was appointed inspector at the Kunstgewerbe-Museum under Thausing.