Grimm, Herman Friedrich, 1828-1901

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Dates:
Birth 1828-01-06
Death 1901-06-16
Germans
English, German

Biographical notes:

German art historian.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.] to a poet, 1860 Dec. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502272

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.] to Georg Moritz Ebers, 1863 Dec. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502255

From the description of Letter, 1874 Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82910806

Grimm was a German polymathic scholar, literary historian, art critic and philosopher. He and his wife, Gisela von Arnim Grimm, met Ralph Waldo Emerson and his daughter Ellen Tucker Emerson in 1873, but the friendship flourished via correspondence from 1856 until 1882 when RWE died.

From the description of Papers concerning the Emerson family, 1858-1882. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82693477

Herman Grimm, the son of Wilhelm of Brothers Grimm fame, was a German author and scholar. He specialized in the history of literature and art, taught at the University of Berlin, and wrote books on Michelangelo, Dürer, and Goethe. He also wrote plays and, notably, essays.

From the description of Herman Grimm note, 1892 May 1. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53458457

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Subjects:

  • Art--Study and teaching
  • Philosophy--19th century
  • Authors, German--19th century--Correspondence

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  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)