The Shaping of Art History: Wilhelm Voge, Adolph Goldschmidt, and the Study of Medieval Art / Edition 1

The Shaping of Art History: Wilhelm Voge, Adolph Goldschmidt, and the Study of Medieval Art / Edition 1

by Kathryn Brush
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521475414

ISBN-13: 9780521475419

Pub. Date: 02/23/1996

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Shaping of Art History examines art history's formation in the German academy in the late nineteenth century. Focusing on the work of Wilhelm Vöge and Adolph Goldschmidt, two influential scholars of medieval art, Kathryn Brush analyzes their methods and particularly those scholarly projects that were critical to the development of their approaches. This is

Overview

The Shaping of Art History examines art history's formation in the German academy in the late nineteenth century. Focusing on the work of Wilhelm Vöge and Adolph Goldschmidt, two influential scholars of medieval art, Kathryn Brush analyzes their methods and particularly those scholarly projects that were critical to the development of their approaches. This is the first work to consider how the study of the pioneering scholarship in the field of medieval art is critical to an understanding of the formulation of art historical method as a whole.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521475419
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/23/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.97(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Mentalitiés: 1. Art history and cultural history during the 1880s: the discursive range; Part II. Monumental Styles in Medieval Art History: 2. Wilhelm Vöge and the beginnings of the Monumental style in the Middle Ages (1894); 3. Thematic and methodological range in the scholarship of Goldschmidt and Vöge to c. 1905; Part III. Resonances: 4. German and international responses at the turn of the century; 5. Implications for later discourse in medieval art history.

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