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Woldemar von Seidlitz

Woldemar von Seidlitz

German art historian
The basics
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Intro German art historian
A.K.A. Woldemar Eduard von Seidlitz
Countries Germany Russian Empire
Occupations Art historian University teacher
Gender male
Birth 1 June 1850 (Saint Petersburg)
Death 16 January 1922 (Dresden)
Star sign Gemini
Education Heidelberg University, University of Tartu
Woldemar von Seidlitz
The details
Biography

Woldemar von Seidlitz (1 June 1850, in St Petersburg – 12 January 1922, in Dresden) was a Russian-born German art historian.

He studied economics at the universities of Dorpat and Heidelberg, followed by studies of art history at Leipzig as a pupil of Anton Springer. From 1879 to 1884 he worked as a directorial assistant at the Kupferstichkabinett Berlin, then from 1885 to 1918 served as an executive councilor to the Directorate-General of the Royal Collections for Art and Science in Dresden.

Literary works

  • Allgemeines historisches Porträtwerk, 6 vols., 1884–90 – General historical portrait work.
  • Rembrandts Radierungen, 1894 – Rembrandt's etchings.
  • Kritische Verzeichnis der Radierungen Rembrandts, 1895 – Critical directory of etchings by Rembrandt.
  • Geschichte des japanischen Farbenholzschnittes, 1897 – History of Japanese colored woodcuts.
  • Leonardo da Vinci, der Wendepunkt der Renaissance, 1909 – Leonardo da Vinci, the turning point of the Renaissance.
  • Die Kunst in Dresden vom Mittelalter bis zur Neuzeit, 1920–22 – Art in Dresden from the Middle Ages to the modern era.

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http://www.saxonia.com/galerie/003241.htm
http://saebi.isgv.de/biografie/Woldemar_von_Seidlitz_(1850-1922)
http://socialarchive.iath.virginia.edu/ark:/99166/w6qh2pdx
http://data.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb159922814
http://arthistorians.info/seidlitzw
http://isni.org/isni/0000000110271603
http://worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n83-139095
https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb159922814
https://www.idref.fr/127077189
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n83139095
https://d-nb.info/gnd/117465224
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