Entries tagged with "Strasbourg, France"

Byzantinist and archaeologist; founder of French academic byzantinologie. Diehl's father was Frédéric Geoffroy Diehl (1804-1868), a professor of German at the lycée in Strasbourg. The younger Diehl studied at the lycées of Strasbourg and Nancy, graduated from the Louis-le-Grand lycée. He received further degrees from the École normale supérieure in 1878, licencié in 1879, and the agrégé d'histoire in 1881. He spent the following years first in Rome as a member of the École Française de Rome, 1881-1882 and then in Athens, a member of the École Française d'Athènes, 1883-1885.

Archivist and illuminated manuscripts specialist; assistant keeper at the Louvre Department of Painting, 1885-1902. Durrieu attended high school in Paris at the Lycée Condorcet. After his law studies he continued his education at the école des Chartes between 1874 and 1878. He then went to Italy, where he attended the école française d'archéologie de Rome. In Naples, he researched the archives of the House of Anjou, on which he published a two-volume study in 1886-87, Les archives angevines de Naples: étude sur les registres du roi Charles Ier (1265-1285).

Historian of Islamic art and archaeology; professor of art history at Harvard. Grabar's father was the eminent Byzantinist André Grabar. The younger Grabar was raised in Strsbourg where his father was teaching art history. After attendance at various lycees in Paris, studied ancient history at the University of Paris. He moved with his family to the United States in 1948 when his father was appointed to Dumbarton Oaks, Harvard's Byzantine studies center in Washgington, D. C. He married the following year.

Hintze was the son of the mineralogist Carl Hintze (1851-1916). From 1897 to 1901 he studied art history and classical archeology at the University of Wrocław. Beginning in October, 1901, he worked as a research assistant under Karl Masner (1858-1936) at the Silesian Museum of Decorative Arts and Antiquities in Wrocław. In 1913 he was appointed professor. From 1926 he directed the Palace Museum in the Wrocław City Palace, from 1929 until his death he was the director of the Municipal Museums in Wrocław. While director, he hired Ernst Scheyer as an assistant.

Sorbonne art historian of Etruscan art. Trained as a scholar of Latin, Martha was a member of the so-called French School at Athens in 1876. In 1880 he published the collection of the terracotta figures of the Archaeological Society of Athens. His dissertation, on Athenian priests, was written in 1882. Although engaged as a Latin literature professor for most of his career, Martha focused his research on Etruscan art. His manual L'Archéologie étrusque et romaine appeared in 1884. This blossomed into L'Art étrusque in 1889.

Collector and first director of the Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1939-1951. Rebay was born into an aristocratic Bavarian family in what was then Strassburg, Germany. Her father, Franz Josef Rebay von Ehrenwiesen, was a career army officer of Bavaria serving in the Prussian army, stationed in Strassburg. She was born in Strassburg, Germany, which is present-day Strasbourg, France. She studied painting at the universities in Cologne, Paris and Munich and briefly tried a career as a concert pianist. In Berlin in 1917, she met the artist Rudolf Bauer (1889-1953) and became his lover.