Hartt, Frederick

Hartt, Frederick

(1914–91) art historian; born in Boston, Mass. He studied at Columbia University (B.A. 1935), and New York University (M.A. 1937; Ph.D. 1950). He specialized in Italian Renaissance art, and taught at many institutions, notably at the University of Virginia beginning in 1967.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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"As early as the 17th century the first European explorers noted that the inhabitants had lost track of the meaning of the statues and had pushed many into the sea." (Source: Hartt, Frederick. Art: A History of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, 2nd ed.
Hartt, Frederick. Donatello: Prophet of Modern Vision.