Franz von Reber

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Franz von Reber (10 November 1834 in Cham, Bavaria – 1919) was a German art historian.

After studying in Munich and Berlin, he went to Rome, and in 1858 established himself as lecturer at the University of Munich, was appointed professor at the Polytechnicum of Munich in 1863 and director of the Royal Gallery in 1875.


  • Die Ruinen Roms und der Campagna (2d ed. 1879)
  • Geschichte der Baukunst im Altertums (History of ancient architecture, 1864–67)
  • Kunstgeschichte des Altertums (Ancient art history, 1871; Eng. trans. and supplement by Clarke, New York, 1882)
  • Geschichte der neueren deutschen Kunst (History of recent German art, 2d ed. 1884)
  • Kunstgeschichte des Mittelalters (Art history of the Middle Ages, 1886; Eng. trans. 1887)
  • Geschichte der Malerei vom Anfang des 14. bis zum Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts (History of painting from the beginning of the 14th until the end of the 18th century, 1894)
  • Die phrygischen Felsendenkmäler (Phrygian cliff memorials, 1897)
  • Vitruvius, Architecture, translator (10 vols., 1865)
  • Rooses, History of the Antwerp School of Painting, translator (1880)