Gustav Friedrich

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Friedrich, Gustav


Born June 4, 1871, in Podebrady; died Nov. 19, 1943. Czech historian and paleographer.

Friedrich started teaching at Charles University in Prague in 1898, first as docent and then, from 1904, as professor of auxiliary historical disciplines. His published works are source books on medieval Czech history; he also edited medieval documents, such as the Codex diplomaticus et epistolaris regni Bohemiae (vols. 1–4, Prague).


Učebná kniha palaeografie latinské. Prague, 1898.
O zakládnaci listine kapituly litoměřcké. Prague, 1901.
O neznámé listine krála Václava I, pro klášter Ostrovský. Prague, 1943.
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In 1857 the German art historian Gustav Friedrich Waagen described the painting, at the time in the English collection of Baron Methuen, as 'one of the most admirable works I know of the master, and at the same time in marvellous preservation'.
Neue Sachlichkeit was framed in this way by its earliest proponents, Gustav Friedrich Hartlaub, who staged the first show on the subject, "Neue Sachlichkeit: Deutsche Malerei seit dem Expressionismus" (New Objectivity: German Painting Since Expressionism), at the Kunsthalle Mannheim in 1925, and Franz Roh, who published the first study, Nach-Expressionismus: Magischer Realismus; Probleme der neuesten europaischen Malerei (Post-Expressionism: Magic Realism; Problems of the Newest European Painting), in that same year.
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Charles Ephrussi and Daniel Burckhardt, whom she mentions in this context, likewise suggested one as opposed to two journeys, whereas Jacob Burckhardt, Hermann Grimm, Gustav Friedrich Waagen, Heinrich Wofflin, Joseph Meder, and Moritz Thausing presuppose two.
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More modestly valued at 2,000 [pounds sterling]-3,000 [pounds sterling] is a German silver bourdaloue of 1802 by the Augsburg goldsmith Gustav Friedrich Gerich, engraved with--presumably--Jupiter seducing Io, whom he has spirited away in a cluster of cloud (Fig.
The career of the monograph peaked in the nineteenth century, and the bulk of Guercio's book is dedicated to careful readings of tomes thick and thin, remembered but little read, such as Gustav Friedrich Waagen on the Van Eycks (1822), Carl Friedrich von Rumohr on Raphael (1831), Johann David Passavant on Raphael (1839), Herman Grimm on Michelangelo (1860), Carl Justi on Velazquez (1888), and Bernard Berenson on Lorenzo Lotto (1895).