Entries tagged with "Early Renaissance"

British author, illustrator, and polymath; wrote the first book in English on Poussin; early exponent of the so-called "Italian primitives". Graham was born Maria Dundas as the eldest of four children to Rear-Admiral George Dundas, and Ann Thompson (Dundas) at Papcastle near Cockermouth in Cumberland,UK present-day Papcastle, Allerdale, Cumbria, UK. She attended the school at the Manor House in Drayton, near Oxford, where she cultivated her interests in ​​learning botany, history, geography, English literature, and drawing.

Art historian, critic and magazine founder; Piero della Francesca scholar. Longhi's parents were originally from Emilia. Longhi wrote his dissertation on Caravaggio under Pietro Toesca in Turin, 1911. He supported himself by teaching art history in the licei (high schools) of Rome while attending the School of Advanced Studies (in Rome) under Adolfo Venturi. Venturi, impressed with Longhi's intellect, assigned him the book reviews section of Venturi's magazine, L'Arte, in 1914.

Historian of Italian Renaissance art, particularly of religious iconography. Born Evelyn May Graham Sandberg, she was born in 1888 to Reverend George Alfred Sandberg (1848~1910), a Clerk of the Holy Orders; her mother, Annie (1858-1894), died when she was six. She studied geography and geomorphology at the Society of Oxford Home-Students— now St. Anne’s College— before teaching geography at a girls’ grammar school starting in 1912. She then married climatologist Wilfrid Kendrew (1884-1962), who was likely her teacher prior, with whom she had one son, John Kendrew (1917-1997).

Rutgers University professor of art history and early Italian Renaissance-era scholar and Giotto specialist. Stubblebine's parents were Albert Day Stubblebine and Ruth Harvey (Stubblebine). He attended Harvard University, graduating in 1942. World War II declared, he joined U.S. Navy, serving 1943-1946 and rising to the rank of lieutenant. After discharge he entered New York University as a graduate student, studying under Richard Offner. Having secured a Fulbright fellowship, 1953-1954, he completed his Ph.D. in 1954 with a dissertation on Guido da Siena.