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.
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professor, University of Copenhagen; "Law of Frontality" theory
Scholar of the Italian Renaissance, Michelangelo scholar; professor at Heidelberg. Thode was the son of Robert Thode (1825-1898), a banker in Dresden and Adolfine Dzondi (Thode) (1822-1900). He attended the Gymnasium in Goerlitz, entering the university in Leipzig initially to study law. Thode changed to art history, studying in Vienna, Berlin and Munich, writing his dissertation under Moriz Thausing in Vienna in 1880. He spent several years in study in Italy, France and England.
Director of the Berlin Gemäldegalerie1830, and first professor of art history in Berlin; leader of the so-called Berlin School of art history. Waagen's father was the painter Christian Friedrich Waagen (b. 1750) and mother was Johanna Luise Alberti (Waagen) (d.1807). The young Waagen was taken taken to art galleries as early as Dresden in 1801. His uncle was the romantic novelist Ludwig Tieck (1773-1853). Waagen attended the Gymnasium in Hirschberg, (Silesia) Germany.