Entries tagged with "Bonn, Germany"

Medievalist architectural historian whose influential book on architectural type significance and reception influenced post-war generation of medievalists. Bandmann grew up in Essen. He studied art history at the University in Cologne, inspired by the modern art which had been at the Folkwang Museum there until purged by the Nazis in 1933. Bandmann's dissertation written under Hans Kauffmann in 1942 focused on the abbey church of Essen-Werden.

Collector and collaborator on catalogs of German and Netherlandish paintings with his brother Sulpiz. Melchior came from an old wealthy family who hoped he would become a scientist and his older brother, Sulpiz Boisserée, run the family business. The two were raised during the Napoleonic occupation of Cologne. Through his friend Johann B. Bertram he and Sulpiz became interested in art and especially that of the medieval era, a period well represented by the so-called Cologne school of painting, though much under appreciated.

Collector and architectural historian, who, with his brother, Melchior, introduced a romantic conception to art history. Sulpiz came from an old wealthy family who hoped he would follow in the family business (and that his brother, Melchior Boisserée, would become a scientist). The two were raised during the Napoleonic occupation of Cologne. Sulpiz attended school in Hamburg but returned to Cologne in 1799. Through his friend Johann B.

Museum director, exponent of German Expressionism, especially  August Macke. Cohen was born in 1880 to Helene and Friedrich Cohen. His father was a book publisher in Bonn, Germany. Cohen graduated from the Städtisches Progymnasium mit Oberrealschule in 1898, and the following year began the study of ancient languages.

Architectural historian and archaeologist, who stood aloof from the historicization of art history into questions of styles, preferring instead to emphasize the aesthetic uniqueness and impact of classical and medieval art. As a student, he traveled to Rome studying art with Ernst Pfuhl. Professor at Giessen University, 1922-1928, and Bonn University 1928-1940.

Scholar of baroque architecture, blended formalism of Heinrich Wölfflin with Geistesgeschichte of Max Dvořák for his methodology. He was born in Danzig, Prussia which is present-day Gdańsk, Poland.

Scholar of Spanish, Portuguese and Italian Renaissance painting; employed a biographical approach to art history. Justi was the son of a pastor. From 1850 he studied theology in Marburg before switching to philosophy in Berlin. His interest was always in philology and esthetics, particularly classical esthetics. After graduation in 1859, Justi's initial appointment was in Philosophy at the university in Marburg. While teaching at Marburg, he read the works of Johann Joachim Winckelmann and his enthusiasm for art history was confirmed.

Kauffmann wrote his dissertation under Adolph Goldschmidt in Berlin. His students included Günter Bandmann and Martin Warnke.

Specialist in ancient Greek and Roman art, particularly Greek sculpture from the 6th and 5th centuries B.C. and the early Christian era. Langlotz's father was a weaver. Langlotz himself studied classical archaeology, philology and art history in Leipzig.

Art historiographer and theorist; refounder of art department at Bonn after World War II. Lützeler's father was a porcelain painter and later a day laborer. Attending university from such a modest background proved a challenge, but Lützeler nevertheless pursued university at Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität (Bonn) studying art history and Germanistik under Paul Hankamer (1891-1945), Oskar Walzel (1864-1944), Paul Clemen and Wilhelm Worringer.

Romantic theorist of art and literature; wrote an art history 1801-1802 and appointed to one of the early professorships of art history (1817). Schlegel was the son of Johann Adolph Schlegel, a Lutheran pastor with a minor literary career, and Christiane Erdmuthe Hübsch (Schlegel). His uncle was the dramatist Johann Elias Schlegel. The young Schlegel graduated from secondary school in Hannover before entering Georg-August-Universität zu Göttingen in 1786.

Specialist in classical Greek and Roman art, particularly pottery and ceramic painting. Assistant to Ludwig Curtius at the deutsches archäologisches Institut (German Archaeological Institute, or DAI) in Rome 1929-1932. Taught at the University of Freiburg i.Br. from 1932-1941, towards the end as ausserordentlicher Professor. In 1936 Technau was selected to write the volume on the Greek pottery painter Exekias for the Bilder griechischer vasen series edited by J. D. Beazley and Paul Jacobsthal.

Dissertation: Wechselseitige Erhellung der Künste. Berlin, 1917.

Professor of Philology and Archaeology, and director of the Academic Museum of Art at Bonn University, 1819-1854. Friend and protegé of Wilhelm von Humboldt. Welcker was an exponent of Totalitätsideal the notion that one needs to know everything about a discipline in order to conclude aNew York Timeshing about it. His students included Otto Benndorf, Johannes Overbeck, Ernst Curtius (briefly) and Enrico Brunn.

Specialist in ancient Greek and Roman art, particularly noted for his studies of single statues like the Belvedere Apollo. Professor at the University of Innsbruck (1899-1905), Graz (1905-1907), Strasbourg (1907-1912) and Bonn (1912-1928).

Specialist in ancient Greek and Roman art. Professor of Archaeology at Würzburg (1900-1908), and Munich (1908-29). His students included Ernst Buschor.