Richard Muther (art historian)
He was one of the more prominent German art historians of his time.[further explanation needed] He wrote Geschichte der Malerei (five volumes, 1899–1900); which appeared in English as The history of painting from the fourth to the early nineteenth century (2 volumes, 1907), translated and edited by George Kriehn. In 1907 The history of modern painting (4 volumes) was published in English.
He was also the author of books on Leonardo da Vinci (1900), Lucas Cranach (1903), Rembrandt (1904), Francisco Goya (1904), Diego Velázquez (1907), Jean François Millet (1907) and Gustave Courbet (1908). His Die deutsche Bücherillustration der Gothik und Frührenaissance was later translated into English and published as German book illustration of the Gothic period and the early Renaissance (1460-1530) (1972).
- Works written by or about Richard Muther at Wikisource
- Works by Richard Muther at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about Richard Muther at Internet Archive
|This biographical article about a German art historian is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|