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Wohl, Hellmut

    Full Name: Wohl, Hellmut

    Gender: male

    Date Born: unknown

    Date Died: unknown

    Home Country/ies: Germany

    Subject Area(s): Italian (culture or style), Italian Renaissance-Baroque styles, and Renaissance

    Institution(s): Yale University


    Scholar of the Italian renaissance and Offner student at NYU, 1958. Wohl wrote widely among the history of art. His 1989 essay on Marcel Duchamp’s etchings of the Large Glass and The Lovers appeared in a collection on the artist.

    Selected Bibliography

    [dissertation:] Domenico Veneziano studies. Ph. D., New York University, 1958; “Duchamp’s Etchings of the Large Glass and The Lovers.” in Marcel Duchamp: Artist of the Century. Kuenzli, Rudolf E., and Naumann, Francis M., eds. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1989; The Paintings of Domenico Veneziano, ca. 1410-1461: a Study in Florentine Art of the Early Renaissance. New York: New York University Press, 1980; The Aesthetics of Italian Renaissance Art: a Reconsideration of Style. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999; “Portuguese Baroque Architecture.” in The Age of the Baroque in Portugal. Levenson, Jay A., ed. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993; translated, Condivi, Ascanio. The Life of Michelangelo. Oxford: Phaidon, 1976; translated, Bellori, Giovanni Pietro. The Lives of the Modern Painters, Sculptors, and Architects. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004; and Véliz, Claudio, eds. Monuments for an Age Without Heroes. 7th Boston, Melbourne, Oxford Conversazioni on Culture and Society (1995). Boston, MA: Boston University, 1996; Dada: Berlin, Cologne, Hannover. Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1981.


    Smyth, Craig Hugh. “Glimpses of Richard Offner.” in, Offner, Richard. A Discerning Eye: Essays on Early Italian Painting. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1998, p. 38.

    Contributors: Lee Sorensen


    Lee Sorensen. "Wohl, Hellmut." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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