Vitzthum von Eckstädt, Georg, Graf

Full Name: 
Vitzthum von Eckstädt, Georg, Graf
Date Born: 
1880
Date Died: 
1945
Place Born: 
Oberlössnitz, Germany
Place Died: 
Göttingen, Germany
Home Country: 
Germany
Gender: 
male
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.