Vitzthum von Eckstädt, Georg, Graf

Full Name: 
Vitzthum von Eckstädt, Georg, Graf
Year Born: 
1880
Year Died: 
1945
Place Born: 
Oberlössnitz, Germany
Place Died: 
Göttingen, Germany
Home Country: 
Germany
Overview: 
Art historian at Göttingen. Vitzthum's students included Wolfgang Stechow (q.v.) and Herbert von Einem (q.v.), Klara Steinweg (q.v.) and Horst Gerson (q.v.). 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.