Entries tagged with "Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany"

Rembrandt scholar and professor of art history, Freiburg. The son of a Mecklenburg judge, Bauch served as cadet and a second lieutenant in the imperial navy, 1916-18. After a 1919-21 volontariat at the Schweriner Museum in Rostock, Germany, under Albert Brinckmann, Bauch studied art history at the universities in Berlin, under Adolph Goldschmidt and Munich, under Heinrich Wölfflin.

Specialist in ancient Roman art, particularly the residue of Roman occupation of Germany and Terrasigillita. He was born in Dorpat, Russia, which is present-day Tartu, Estonia. Dragendorff wrote his dissertation under Georg Loeschcke at the university in Bonn. Director of Romans in German Commission of the Deutsche Archäologische Institut (DAI, German Archaeological Institute), 1902-1911, General Secretary of DAI (Berlin) 1911-1922. Professor of Archaeology at the University of Freiburg i.Br., 1922-.

Professor of classical archaeology and museum director; established modern methods of ancient Greek vase analysis. Furtwängler's father was a classical scholar and schoolmaster. From 1870 onward, Furtwängler studied at Leipzig, under Johannes Overbeck and Freiburg where he received his undergraduate degree. His dissertation, Eros in der Vasenmalerei, was written in 1874, (published 1876) in Munich under Enrico Brunn. Furtwängler would later write a memoir of von Brunn.

Medievalist art historian. Jantzen initially studied law in college, switching to art history, archaeology and philosophy taking classes at various universities as was standard among humanities students in Germany. He studied under Henrich Wölfflin in Berlin and Adolph Goldschmidt in Halle. His doctorate was granted at Halle in 1908 under Goldschmidt with a dissertation written on the topic the depiction of architecture in Netherlandish painting. After writing his Habilitationschrift, Jantzen lectured at Halle in 1912.

Specialist in Cretan and Mycenean art. Karo studied archaeology at the University in Bonn, writing his dissertation under Georg Loeschcke. Professor of Archaeology at Halle, 1920-1930. Director of Deutsche Archäologische Institut in Athens, 1912-1916, 1930-1936.

Scholar of Italian renaissance art and Berlin Gemäldegalerie director, 1964-1973; participant in the proposed Führermuseum theft of art object. Oertel was the son of a lawyer. After receiving his Abitur at the Thomasschule in 1927, he studied art history, archaeology, classics and philology at various universities, included Leipzig, Vienna, Munich and Hamburg. He completed his dissertation in 1932 under Hans Jantzen writing on a topic of Masaccio. After a trip to Paris, he worked as a volunteer at the Augustinermuseum in Freiburg.

Schrade was born in Allenstein, Germany which is present-day Olsztyn, Poland. Schrade represents politically what O. K. Werckmeister termed the post-war bourgeois rehabilitation of previously Nazi art historians. "Suspended from office at the end of the war, [they] were later reappointed to imporatn chairs where a number of less outspoken fellow travelers [i.e., other art historians supporting the Reich] had simply continued in their posts."

Specialist in ancient Greek and prehistoric art, particularly sculpture and art of the Parthenon period (fifth century B.C.). Professor of Art History at the University of Giessen (1934-1936) and the University of Freiburg i.B. (1936-1968). Wrote his dissertation and promotionsschrift on the Parthenon friezes.

Specialist in classical Greek, Roman and medieval art and architecture. Originally trained as an architect and architectural historian at the Technical University of Karlsruhe, but he moved towards classical architecture after receiving a fellowship from the deutsches archäologisches Institut (German Archaeological Institute, or DAI) in 1938. Ordentliche (full) Professor at the Technical University of Karlsruhe (1950-). Instrumental in renovating the important medieval cathedral in Schwarzach.

Specialist in classical Greek sculpture and ancient Near Eastern temple architecture. Weber worked at Olympia excavation in Greece 1938-1944. His participation during this years was a mark of his complicity with the Nazi government. After the war, he resumed his academic training, and wrote his habilitationsschrift at the University of Kiel in 1956. He was the second Director of the deutsches archäologisches Institut Istanbul (German Archaeological Institute, or DAI) between 1961-1968. In 1968 he accepted a call to be Professor at the University of Freiburg (i. Br.) 1968-1980.