Entries tagged with "antiquities (object genre)"

His book, Manual of Oriental Antiquities (1889) was one of the early required texts to be listed in the course catalog for the art history classes of Princeton University.

Scholar of Renaissance art and its relationship to classical antiquity and Leslie Clark Professor in the Humanities at Bryn Mawr College. Pray was the daughter of Melvin Francis Pray and Lea Arlene Royer (Pray), of French-Canadian ancestry. She graduated from Cape Elizabeth High School in Portland in 1937, continuing to Wellesley College in where she received a B. A. in 1941 (majored in art and minored in Greek).

Director of antique sculpture at Berlin Museum 1877-1887; brought Pergamon altar to Berlin. Conze was the son of a cavalry officer. He initially studied law at the university in Göttingen before changing to classics. His dissertation was written under Eduard Gerhard in Berlin in 1855. Conze made trips to Paris and London and was particularly inspired by the Elgin Marbles. He was appointed Professor (Extraordinarius) at University of Halle in 1863, moving to the University of Vienna in 1869 (through 1877).

Keeper of the British and Medieval Antiquities Department at the British Museum, 1921-1928. Dalton was the son of a solicitor, Thomas Masters Dalton, and Emily Mansford. He attended Harrow School winning a scholarship to New College, Oxford, graduating in the "classical moderations" (Classical studies) in 1886 and in literae humaniores in 1888. Dalton made a grand tour after school, France, Germany, Austria, studying under Josef Rudolf Thomas Strzygowski and India, and teaching for a year at the Abbotsholme School in Derbyshire, in 1884.

Professor of the History of Pre-Classical Antiquity at the University of London, 1949-1954. Frankfort was the eldest son of a Jewish mercantile family. Expected to inherit and run the family business, he was educated at the Hogere Burger School, a commercial high school, instead of the humanities-centered Barlaeus Gymnasium. Friends at the Barlaeus Gymnasium recognized his brilliance, however, and convinced his father to allow him to pursue a university career instead. Frankfurt studied initially Greek at the University of Amsterdam.

Succeeded Eduard Gerhard as Director of Berlin Antiquarium 1868-1871, a.o. Professor at Berlin University 1859-1871. His students at Erlangen included the early study years of Reinhard Kekulé von Stradonitz and William Henry Goodyear in Berlin.

lectured on art and antiquities, Göttingen (Gooch,25)

Keeper of the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities, British Museum, 1956-1976. Haynes' father was Hugh Lankester Haynes (1878-1956), an Episcopal minister and his mother, Emmeline Marianne Chaldecott (1885-1968). After attending Marlborough College between 1926 and 1932 he entered Trinity College, Cambridge, concentrating in classical archaeology and graduating in 1936. He studied Roman provincial archaeology at Bonn before admission to the British School at Rome between 1936 and 1937.

Head of Musee du Louvre’s Department of Oriental Antiquities and Ancient Ceramics

Director of the collection of antique sculpture and vases at the Berlin Museum (1889-?) and also director of the antiquarium of the Berlin Museum (1896-?). Kekulé was the nephew of the famous organic chemist Friedrich August Kekulé von Stradonitz (1829-1896). Kekulé studied at the universities of Erlangen under Karl Friedrichs, and at Berlin under Eduard Gerhard, Johann Gustav Droysen (1808-1884), and August Böckh (1785-1867). His time in Rome with Enrico Brunn was most influential for his later writing.

Keeper of the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities, British Museum; the curator held principally responsible for the disastrous "cleaning" of the Elgin Marbles incident in 1937-1939. In 1935 he revised The Grandeur that was Rome, a survey originally written by J. C. Stobart (1878-1933). In 1936 Pryce became Keeper of the department of Greek and Roman Antiquities. Under Pryce the cleaning of the Elgin Marbles was resumed. The Elgin Marbles had periodically been washed throughout their history in England. In1932 the group was cleaned again.

Curator of the antiquities collection at the Koniglichen Musuem in Berlin, 1908-1925, and curator of the sculpture collection at the Albertinum Museum in Dresden 1925-1934.

Keeper of the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities, British Museum.

Medievalist; Keeper of Medieval and Later Antiquities, British Museum, 1975-1998. Stratford attended Manor House school, Horsham, Sussex from 1946-1951 before entering Marlborough College in 1951 where he studied Classics. He served in the British military (Coldstream Guards) between 1956 and 1958. In 1958 he entered Magdalene College, Cambridge University, receiving his B. A. in 1961.

Director of the antiquity collection at the Hofmuseum, Vienna, 1899-1909.

Keeper of the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities, British Museum.

Specialist in antique "kleinkunst" (smaller works of painting, ceramics and sculpture). Zahn wrote his dissertation in Berlin under Friedrich von Duhn. Zahn spent his career at the the Antiquities Section of the Berliner Museum, serving as Second Director 1918-1931 and First Director 1931-1935 of the section. He declined a call to Heidelberg University in 1920. He was made Honorarprofessor at Berlin University 1928-1936.