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Johann Joachim Winckelmann; Archaeologist.
Stendal 9.12.1717 – (murdered) Trieste 8.6.1768.

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Teilkopie, 1794, by Hartmann after the painting, 1764, by...
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December 2017: 300 years since the birth of Johann J. Winckelmann
December 2017 marks 300 years since the birth of Johann J. Winckelmann (German art historian and archaeologist; 9 December 1717 – 8 June 1768):

Johann J. Winckelmann is considered to be the father of modern methodologies in the disciplines of art history and archaeology. His work contributed considerably to the study of classical Greek art and architecture.