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Vitzthum von Eckstädt, Georg, Graf

    Full Name: Vitzthum von Eckstädt, Georg, Graf

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1880

    Date Died: 1945

    Place Born: Oberlössnitz, Germany

    Place Died: Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany

    Home Country/ies: Germany


    Overview

    Art historian at Göttingen. Vitzthum’s students included Wolfgang Stechow and Herbert von Einem, Klara Steinweg and Horst Gerson. Gerson remarked that he was “supersensitive…one called on him above all for politeness’ sake.”



    Sources

    Metzler Kunsthistoriker Lexikon: zweihundert Porträts deutschsprachiger Autoren aus vier Jahrhunderten. Stuttgart: Metzler, 1999, pp 425-7; mentioned in Gerson, Horst. “Wolfgang Stechow” Print Review 5: 74.



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    "Vitzthum von Eckstädt, Georg, Graf." Dictionary of Art Historians (website). https://arthistorians.info/vitzthumg/.


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