Entries tagged with "Mainz, Germany"

Peter Paul Rubens scholar. Burchard's father was an apothecary in Mainz, Georg Burchard. Burchard himself attended the Grossherzogliches Gymnasium in Karlsruhe, graduating in 1904. He studied at the universities of Munich, Heidelberg and Halle-Wittenberg. During this time he volunteered at the print room in Dresden and Berlin where he earned the praise of director Wilhelm Bode. Burchard served in the German army in World War I in field artillery. His 1917 dissertation was written at Halle under Adolph Goldschmidt on Rembrandt etchings.

Theologian and later art historian in Universität Mainz.  Gerke studied at the universities of Hamburg, Marburg and Berlin between 1924 and 1928, focusing on theology, art history and archaeology.  He published a qualifying thesis on the writing of Pope Clement I in 1931, Die Stellung des ersten Clemensbriefes innerhalb der Entwicklung der altchristlichen Gemeindeverfassung und des Kirchenrechts, granting his Ph.D from Berlin.  Gerke's habilitation was granted in 1934, also by Universität Berlin, "Die ein- und zweizonigen Reihensarkophage der Tetrarchenzeit."  After only a year as

Medievalist, professor of art history at Marburg 1945-1967 and Mainz 1967-1973. Hamann-MacLean was the son of the eminent Marburg art historian Richard Hamann and his Scottish mother, Emily MacLean (1875-1961). He studied art history, archaeology and philosophy at Marburg, Munich, and Paris; in Berlin he worked under Adolph Goldschmidt and the archaeologist/art historian Gerhart Rodenwaldt before final study in Frankfurt under Hans Jantzen.

Director of the Berlin State Museums during the Third Reich; Asianist. Kümmel came from a large family; his father, Werner Kümmel, was the director of city planning in the Altona section of Hamburg. Kümmel's mother died of cancer when he was still small and his father shortly before his entering college at Freiburg in 1893. He studied archeology and philosophy, authoring a paper on the ancient Greek vase painter Brygos. Between 1896 and 1897 he attended classes at Bonn and the Sorbonne in Paris. While in Paris, he studied Hayashi offered at the Ecole des Langues Orientales.

Specialist in Greek and Roman Art. Lippold was the son of a German supreme court judge. He studied at Munich and Berlin (1903-1907) where he was one of the last students of Adolf Furtwängler who greatly influenced Lippold's work. Initially Lippold worked as a volunteer at the Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseum in Mainz, 1908, and at the Martin von Wagner Museum in Wurzburg 1910-11. In 1912 he completed his Habilitationsschrift, allowing him to lecture in Munich, which he did in 1919.

Medievalist, speciality in sculpture

Historian of medieval German sculpture; founder of the Reallexikon zur deutschen Kunstgeschichte (1937). Schmitt studied art history in Gießen, writing his dissertation under Christian Rauch on the south portal of Worms cathedral. He moved to Frankfurt (am Main) and taught, first at the privatdozent level in 1919 and then as professor at the university there. At Frankfurt he collaborated with Georg Swarzenski on a catalog of sculpture at the Städelschen Institut (Meisterwerk der Bildhauerkunst) in the early 1920s.

Kaiser-Friedrich Museum in Berlin director, professor and scholar of early Christian art. Volbach's father was Friedrich ("Fritz") Volbach, a professor and orchestra conductor. The younger Volbach attended school in Mainz and Bensheim, receiving his abitur in 1911. After graduation, he volunteered at the Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmusem (Roman antiquities museum) in Mainz 1911 and 1915. He further volunteered at the Landesmuseum in Wiesbaden, reinstalling the collection when the director was killed in World War I.