Jurgis Baltrušaitis





Jurgis Baltrušaitis


Born
in Paantvardys village near Jurbarkas, Lithuania
May 02, 1873

Died
January 03, 1944


Jurgis Baltrušaitis (May 2, 1873 – January 3, 1944) was a Lithuanian Symbolist poet and translator, who wrote his works in Lithuanian and Russian. In addition to his important contributions to Lithuanian literature, he was noted as a political activist and diplomat. Himself one of the foremost exponents of iconology, he was the father of art historian and critic Jurgis Baltrušaitis Jr.

Baltrušaitis was born to a family of farmers in Paantvardys village near Jurbarkas, which was then under Imperial Russian rule. In 1885, he entered Kaunas gymnasium, and graduated in 1893; he then entered the Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences at Moscow University. At the same time, he attended lectures in the Faculty of History and Philology, and s
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Il Medioevo fantastico. Ant...

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Aberrations: An Essay on th...

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Anamorphic art

4.62 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1955 — 3 editions
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Lo specchio: Rivelazioni, i...

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Risvegli e prodigi. La meta...

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Arcimboldi e l'arte delle m...

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Anamorfozy

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Žiurkės įkurtuvės

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Дерево в огне

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