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.
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Italian Renaissance and Raphael scholar, Berlin university professor. He was born in Danzig, Prussia which is present-day Gdańsk, Poland. Fischel was the son of Margarete Fischel (father’s name not documented). He studied art history in Königsberg and Strassburg, the latter under Georg Dehio. He earned his doctorate in 1896 Straßburg with the dissertation, Raphaels Zeichnungen: Versuch einer kritischen Sichtung der bisher veröffentlichten Blätter (“Raphael’s Drawings: Critical Review of Previously Published Papers“).
Medevialist architectural historian. He was born in Danzig, Prussia which is present-day Gdańsk, Poland. Gall initially studied law before switching to art history and studying in Grenoble, Paris and ultimately Berlin under Adolph Goldschmidt. He served in World War I, during which time his dissertation, Neiderrheinische und normännische Architektur in Zeitalter der Frühgotik, appeared as a book in 1915.
German immigrant painter who wrote an early, unpublished history of art. He was born in Danzig, Prussia which is present-day Gdańsk, Poland. Haidt descended from a family of goldsmiths in Augsburg, Germany. His grandfather was a Danzig jeweller. When he was two years old his father was appointed royal Prussian goldsmith and the family to Berlin. The younger Haidt trained as a goldsmith at the newly founded Berlin Akademie der Bildenden Künste (academy of fine arts). Beginning in 1714, he spent ten years traveling in Europe, living in Rome around 1720.
Düsseldorf and Berlin judge; wrote the first history of art to call itself as such (1843). He was born in Danzig, Prussia which is present-day Gdańsk, Poland. As a law student, Schnaase heard the lectures of Georg F. W. Hegel in Heidelberg and followed the philosopher to Berlin in 1818, where Schnaase gained his law degree. Hegel's philosophy combining the particular and universal greatly influence him.
Novelist; first biographer of an art historian and one of the first art historians to write a monograph on Jan van Eyck. She was born in Danzig, Prussia which is present-day Gdańsk, Poland. Schopenhauer was born Johanna Henrietta Trosiener into a wealthy Danzig merchant family. Her father was Christian Heinrich Trosiener (b. 1730), a Danzig city councilor (senator) and her mother Elizabeth Lehmann (Trosiener). In an arranged marriage of 1785 Trosiener was married to a wealthy merchant friend of her father, Heinrich Floris Schopenhauer, she 18 and he 37.