Librarian and scholar of classical art. He served as librarian for Prince Karl Ludwig von der Pfalz from 1675 as well as conservator for the prince's collection of coins and medals. In 1685, Berger began publishing these in his Thesaurus ex Thesauro Palatino Selectus. The arrangement of the gems was according to era (rulers), mythological subject. Bronze sculpture was also included in his publications. In 1693 Berger was appointed librarian of the coin, art and artifact collection of Frederick I of Prussia in Berlin.
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Professor of Archaeology at University of Heidelberg, 1880-1920. Duhn was the son of an eminent Lübeck judge. His namesake was his godfather, another famous jurist, Friedrich Karl von Savigny (1779-1861). Duhn was encouraged to study classics by his father, who had heard the lectures of Otfried Müller. The younger Duhn studied at Bonn under Franz Bücheler (1837-1908), Reinhard Kekulé von Stradonitz, and Hermann Usener (1834-1905).
University lecturer and full professor. Grisebach was born in Berlin in 1881 to the architect Hans Otto Grisebach (1848–1904) and Emmy Hensel (1858–1936). He attended the Joachimsthalsches Gymnasium in Berlin, completing his abitur in 1900. From c. 1900 to 1904, he studied art history in Berlin for four semesters, Munich for one, and returned to Berlin for his final three. During this time, he studied under Heinrich Wölfflin and Berthold Riehl. Grisebach received his doctorate in 1906 from Berlin under Wölfflin.
Specialist in classical Greek and Roman art, influenced by structuralist school. Ausserplanmäßige Professor at Göttingen University (1952-1964), ordentliche Professor of Archaeology at the University of Giessen (1964-1968) and then Hamburg (1968-1979).
Classical art historian of Greek and Roman art; specialist in Greek pottery. Hampe was the son of the medieval historian Karl Hampe (1869-1936). Hample was a scientific assistant to Reinhard Herbig at the University of Würzburg, but had difficulty moving up the employment ladder due to a negative recommendation by the Nazi teacher's union (NS Dozentenbund). He was assigned to the Deutsche Archäologisches Institut during the Nazi era under Walther Wrede where he was a participant in the Olympia excavation 1936-1937.
Modernist art historian, coined the term "Neue Sachlichkeit" for the period of German art between the wars. Hartmann's paternal family were long merchant-entrepeurs in Bremen. After graduating from the gymnasium in Bremen, he attended classes beginning in 1904 at the universities of Freiburg, Vienna, Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Institut für Kunstgeschichte under Berthold Riehl) and eventually Göttingen. He wrote his disssertation at Göttingen under Robert Vischer on the topic of Sienese painting in the fifteenth century.
Philologist, author of an early art history and exponent of the visual arts. Junius was born into an illustrious Calvinist family. His father, Junius the elder (or Du Jon; 1545-1602), was a French Huguenot theologian who taught in Heidelberg and Leiden. His mother was Joanna (d. 1591), daughter of a Belgian noble, Simon l'Hermite. One uncle, Johan van den Corput (1542-1611), a military engineer and another, Franciscus Gomarus (1563-1641), a theologian was an important figure in the Dutch Reformation. Fanciscus Junius was educated at Leiden in philology, theology and the sciences.
University of Heidelberg professor of art; wrote first full monograph on Rembrandt (1902). Neumann was the son of a wealthy Jewish mercantile family. In 1878 he entered the university in Heidelberg to study history. By 1880 he had switched to Berlin, attending the lectures of Nitsch and the historian Heinrich von Treitschke (1834-1896). He returned to Heidelberg in 1882 to receive his Ph.D. with a dissertation topic on Bernhard von Clairvaux and the beginnings of the second crusade.
Adolph Goldschmidt student in Berlin. August Grisebach preplaced him at Heidelberg in 1947
Scholar of South American archaeology and art, pre-Columbian art, and professor. Erwin Palm, son of merchant Arthur Palm and Else Hesse (Palm), was born in Frankfurt in 1910. In 1929, Palm received his Abitur from Goethe-Gymnasium. Afterwards, he studied archaeology, classical philology, philosophy, and art history in Göttingen, Heidelberg, Rome, and Florence. He graduated from Universität Heidelberg in 1932. Upon graduation, he decided to study in Rome under Giorgio Pasquali (1885-1952). There, he completed his dissertation, Una interpretazione romana del mito, in 1935.
Classicist art historian. Stark hailed from an illustrious professional family who saw to it that he gained a classical education early. He read the Odyssey in Greek at age nine. Stark studied philology at the University in Jena and then Leipzig between 1841 and 1845. The lectures of August Böckh (1785-1867) turned his interest to classical art. He traveled to Italy. In 1850, at just age 26, he was associate professor and director of the museum. At Jena he wrote a book on Albrecht Dürer in 1851. His book on the arts of Gaza, a broadly conceived cultural history, appeared in 1852.