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Adler, (Johann Heinrich) Friedrich

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; Greek and Roman Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 344 words.

(b Berlin, Oct 15, 1827; d Berlin, Sept 15, 1908).

German architect, archaeologist and writer. He was one of the leading figures of Berlin’s architectural establishment in the...

Andersson, Johan Gunnar

Keith Pratt.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; 20th-Century Art. 602 words.

(b Knista, 1874; d Oct 29, 1960)

Swedish geologist, palaeontologist, archaeologist and museum curator. After taking part in Arctic and Antarctic expeditions he held the posts of...

Andronicos, Manolis

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Greek and Roman Art; 20th-Century Art. 337 words.

(b Bursa, 1919; d Salonika, March 30, 1992).

Greek archaeologist. He is best known for the discovery in November 1977 of a royal tomb, presumed to be that of Philip of Macedon,...

Artamonov, Mikhail

V. Ya. Petrukhin.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; History of Art; 20th-Century Art. 306 words.

(Illarionovich)

(b Vygolevo, Tver’ Province, Dec 5, 1898; d Leningrad [now St Petersburg], July 29, 1972).

Russian archaeologist and art historian . He began studying...

Ashby, Thomas

Ruth Olitsky Rubinstein.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Archaeology; Greek and Roman Art; 20th-Century Art. 573 words.

(b Staines, Oct 14, 1874; d nr Raynes Park, Surrey, May 15, 1931).

English archaeologist and collector . He began his study of Classical archaeology at Winchester; his father...

Ashmole, Bernard

Geoffrey Waywell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; History of Art; Greek and Roman Art; 20th-Century Art. 376 words.

(b Ilford, June 22, 1894; d Peebles, Feb 25, 1988).

English archaeologist . One of the most distinguished Classical scholars of the 20th century, specializing in Greek and Roman...

Bahrami, Mehdi

Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Art Education; History of Art; Islamic Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 314 words.

(b. 1905; d. Hamburg, 1951).

Iranian scholar of Persian art. After graduating from the Dar al-Moallemin in Tehran in 1931, he worked at the court of Riza Pahlavi (r. 1925–41)...

Baltrušaitis, Jurgis, II

Kirk Ambrose.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Sculpture and Carving; History of Art; Book Arts and Illustration; African Art (Sub-Saharan); Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern Art; Greek and Roman Art; 19th-Century Art; Buddhist Art; Islamic Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 471 words.

(b Moscow, May 7, 1903; d Paris, Jan 25, 1988).

Lithuanian art historian, scholar of folklore and Egyptology, and diplomat of Russian birth. Son of the celebrated Lithuanian...

Bayet, Charles

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; History of Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 277 words.

(b Liège, May 25, 1849; d Toulon, Sept 17, 1918).

Belgian administrator, historian and art historian. During his early career Bayet spent some years at the French schools of...

Beazley, Sir J(ohn) D(avidson)

D. C. Kurtz.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; History of Art; Greek and Roman Art; 20th-Century Art. 397 words.

(b Glasgow, Sept 13, 1885; d Oxford, May 6, 1970).

British scholar and archaeologist. He is best known for his life-long study of Athenian figure-decorated vases. His career at...