Erwin Panofsky





Erwin Panofsky

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born
in Hannover, Germany
March 30, 1892

died
March 14, 1968

gender
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Erwin Panofsky was a German art historian, whose academic career was pursued almost entirely in the U.S. after the rise of the Nazi regime. In 1935, while teaching concurrently at New York University and Princeton University (something he continued to do his entire career), he was invited to join the faculty of the newly formed Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton. From 1947 to 1948 Panofsky was the Charles Eliot Norton professor at Harvard University.

Panofsky's work remains highly influential in the modern academic study of iconography. Many of his works remain in print, including Studies in Iconology: Humanist Themes in the Art of the Renaissance (1939), and his eponymous 1943 study of Albrecht Dürer. His work has greatly influenced...more


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Studies in Iconology: Human...
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Perspective as Symbolic Form
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 153 ratings — published 1927 — 10 editions
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Meaning in the Visual Arts
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 138 ratings — published 1955 — 13 editions
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Gothic Architecture and Sch...
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 105 ratings — published 1964 — 15 editions
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Renaissance and Renascences...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 1960 — 5 editions
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The Life and Art of Albrech...
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 1971 — 6 editions
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Idea: A Concept in Art Theory
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 1968 — 5 editions
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Early Netherlandish Painting
4.54 of 5 stars 4.54 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1971 — 10 editions
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Tomb Sculpture: Four Lectur...
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions
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Three Essays on Style
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
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