Definition of Johann Joachim Winckelmann

1. Noun. German archaeologist and art historian said to be the father of archaeology (1717-1768).

Lexicographical Neighbors of Johann Joachim Winckelmann

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Johan August Strindberg
Johan Julius Christian Sibelius
Johan Kepler
Johann Bernoulli
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
Johann Friedrich Herbart
Johann Gottfried von Herder
Johann Gutenberg
Johann Joachim Winckelmann (current term)
Johann Ludwig Uhland
Johann Mendel
Johann Muller
Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Strauss
Johann Winckelmann
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Johannes Brahms
Johannes Diderik van der Waals
Johannes Eckhart

Literary usage of Johann Joachim Winckelmann

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sir Joshua and His Circle by Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy (1906)
"... Florence and Rome—Paints the portrait of Johann Joachim Winckelmann — Angelica arrives in England and is introduced to Sir Joshua— Her flirtations—She ..."

2. The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry by Walter Pater (1899)
"Johann Joachim Winckelmann was born at Sten- dal, in Brandenburg, in the year 1717. The child of a poor tradesman, he passed through many struggles in early ..."

3. A History of German Literature by John George Robertson (1902)
"In the Laokoon, Lessing is associated with another of the master-minds of the eighteenth century, Johann Joachim Winckelmann.1 The son of a poor shoemaker, ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The apostle of this neo- Hellenism was Johann Joachim Winckelmann (d. 1768), the founder of the historical study of art. He postulated the canons of ancient ..."

5. Secreted Desires: The Major Uranians by Michael Matthew Kaylor (2006)
"... Monumenti antichi inediti, spiegati ed illustrati The History of Ancient Art, vol. 1 by Johann Joachim Winckelmann (London: Low, Marston, Searle, ..."

6. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"... of modern archeology is Johann .Joachim Winckelmann (1717-08) (qv), whose writings, although superseded in many points, are still of value, and who, ..."

7. A History of Sculpture by Ernest Henry Short (1907)
"A truer standard was advanced by Johann Joachim Winckelmann (murdered 1768). His dictum, " Greek art has been perpetuated by Roman copies," revealed the ..."

8. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Forming the Library of Clarence H by Clarence Howard Clark, John Thomson (1888)
"287-368. v Johann Joachim Winckelmann was assassinated by a man named Arcangeli, at Trieste, to whom he was exhibiting some rare coins and medals collected ..."

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