Eugène Müntz

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Eugène Müntz

Eugène Müntz (11 June 1845 in Soultz-sous-Forêts, Bas-Rhin – 30 October 1902 in Paris) was an Alsatian-French art historian.

From 1873 to 1876 he was a member of the École française de Rome.[1] He was a professor of art history at the École des Beaux-arts, where he lectured from 1885 to 1893. He was a specialist on the Italian Renaissance era.

In 1893 he became a member of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, and in 1898 was elected president of the Société de l'histoire de Paris et de l'Île-de-France.[1]

Literary works[edit]

  • Notes sur les mosaïques de l'Italie, 1874–92.
  • Les arts à la cour des papes pendant le XVe et le XVIe siècle, 4 Vols., 1878–1898.
  • Les précurseurs de la Renaissance, 1881.
  • Raphaël, sa vie, son œuvre et son temps, 1881.
  • Histoire de la tapisserie, 1882.
  • Etudes sur l'histoire de la peinture et de l'iconographie chrétiennes, 1882.
  • Histoire de l'art pendant la Renaissance, 3 volumes, 1888–1894
  • Léonard da Vinci, l'artiste, le penseur, le savant, translated into English in 1899 and published as Leonardo da Vinci, artist, thinker and man of science.

Family[edit]

His brother Achille Müntz was an agricultural chemist.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Müntz, Louis Frédéric Eugène Sociétés savantes de France