Entries tagged with "Denmark"

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.

Connoisseur; specialist in Dutch seventeenth-century painting and iconography; Director of the Netherlands Institute for Art History and the Mauritshuis in The Hague. Gudlaugsson was born in Skagen as the son of the Icelandic poet Jonas Gudlaugsson (1887-1916). His mother, Maria Ingenohl, was a Dutch woman raised in Germany. After the death of her husband, she moved with Gudlaugsson, her only child, to Berlin. Gudlaugsson studied art history in Berlin and in Munich. His teachers in Berlin included Oskar Fischel and Wilhelm Pinder.

Historian of Danish art. In 1925 Bernard Rackham translated his Keramisk haandbog into English.

professor, University of Copenhagen; "Law of Frontality" theory

Archaeologist. museum director and specialist in classical iconography. Poulsen studied at the university in Göttingen under Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff (1848-1931). He moved to Munich were he equally impressed Adolf Furtwängler. Between 1905-7 he studied under the auspices of the l'Ecole Française d'Athèness, concentrating on pottery from the Dipylon. Poulsen accepted the position of assistant at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen in 1910. Using colored drawings of Etruscan tomb paintings originally commissioned by the industrialist Carl C. H.