Entries tagged with "researchers"

Chinese art authority, Research Associate for Columbia University and British Museum

Archivist and art historian; Antonello da Messina scholar. In 1851 Gioacchino took clerical orders serving at the Cappellano Maggiore of the Palatine Chapel. In 1855 he translated and wrote commentary on Vito Amico's Lexicon topographicum.

Archivist and illuminated manuscripts specialist; assistant keeper at the Louvre Department of Painting, 1885-1902. Durrieu attended high school in Paris at the Lycée Condorcet. After his law studies he continued his education at the école des Chartes between 1874 and 1878. He then went to Italy, where he attended the école française d'archéologie de Rome. In Naples, he researched the archives of the House of Anjou, on which he published a two-volume study in 1886-87, Les archives angevines de Naples: étude sur les registres du roi Charles Ier (1265-1285).

Art historian; archival researcher: Erik Duverger was the son of historian and art historian, Jozef Duverger, and a Hungarian mother, Terez Belazy. The young Duverger was raised in his birthplace. After graduation from high school at Ghent Sint-Pauluscollege, he studied art history and archaeology at Ghent University, where his father had been professor since 1949. In his father's footsteps, Erik specialized in the study of textile arts, particularly Flemish tapestry. Beginning in 1956, he contributed articles regularly in the periodical Artes Textiles.

Compiler of inventories of French royal art collections; deputy representing Calvados in French parliament (Chambre des députés) from 1902-1936; general secretary of the Musée social from 1898-1902. Engerand received his education from the lycée de Caen and the Institution Sainte-Marie, also in Caen. He was licensed in letters and law, and began his political career as a lawyer for the court of appeals in Paris. Later as deputy in the French legislature, Engerand sat on various government committees for public works and industrial projects.

Archival researcher in French art history

archival research in French art history

Archivist and librarian; director of Museum Boijmans at Rotterdam; first chief director of the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum. Obreen was trained to become a businessman, but due to his interest in art and history he was appointed as an assistant librarian and archivist of the city of Rotterdam. The archive was housed in the Gemeenlandshuis van Schieland, along with the galleries of Museum Boijmans. In co-operation with the archivist Johannes H. Scheffer (1832-1886) he published sources on the history of Rotterdam: Rotterdamsche historiebladen.

Researcher of Italian archives; art historian; journalist. In 1903, Orbaan earned his doctoral degree from the University of Amsterdam with a dissertation on the Flemish painter and draughtsman Jan van der Straet (1523-1605), who worked at the court of the Medici, Stradanus te Florence, 1553-1605. This study, published in 1903, received a positive review in Repertorium für Kunstwissenschaft (1904).

Archivist and Museum Director. Van Gelder attended the Gymnasium at Amsterdam. Between 1895 and 1899, he studied Law and Political Science at the University of Amsterdam, obtaining his doctorate in 1899. As a young socialist he admired William Morris (1834-1896) whose arts-and-crafts movement fought the tide of mass production. Between 1900 and 1906 van Gelder worked as archivist in Alkmaar, and the same position between 1906 and 1923 in The Hague, where he reorganized the municipal archives.

Dumbarton Oaks staff researcher, published core documentation on Hagia Sophia. Van Nice graduated from the University of Oregon in 1928 and continued for an architectural master's degree at MIT. He married Elizabeth "Betty" Rebec (1912-2000) in 1936. In 1937, the Dean of the architecture school, William Emerson (1873-1957), traveled to Hagia Sophia church in Istanbul to examine the mosaic exposure and conservation work being performed by Thomas Whittemore.

New School for Social Research professor. Zucker's father, Julius Zucker, was a medical doctor who worked for the sanitation authority. His mother was Anna Samter (Zucker). The younger Zucker attended the Wilhelms-Gymnasium, a humanities high school in Berlin where he graduated in 1907. He studied architecture at the Institute of Technology (Königliche Technische Hochschule) receiving the Diplom-Ingenieur in 1911 and Doktor-Ingenieurs in 1913 in the history of architecture under Richard Borrmann.