Definition of Johann Joachim Winckelmann
1. Noun. German archaeologist and art historian said to be the father of archaeology (1717-1768).
Generic synonyms: Archaeologist, Archeologist, Art Historian
Lexicographical Neighbors of Johann Joachim Winckelmann
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 of modern archeology is Johann .Joachim Winckelmann (1717-08) (qv), whose writings, although superseded in many points, are still of value, and who, ..."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 ..."