Passavant, Johann David, 1787-1861

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The German painter and art historian John David Passavant, initially trained as a merchant, started studying painting in Paris and Rome, and produced numerous works. In 1839 he published an impressive monograph, Raphael von Urbino, which drew on extensive archival research. His travel notes from England, Belgium and Spain also earned widespread admiration. In 1840 he was appointed inspector of the Stàˆdelisches Kunstinstitut.

From the description of Letter to Audin, 1842 Oct. 8. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84649346

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associatedWith Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 person
correspondedWith Audin, M. (Jean Marie Vincent), 1793-1851 person
associatedWith Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820 person
associatedWith Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839 person
associatedWith Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899 person
associatedWith Cuvier, Georges, Baron, 1769-1832 person
associatedWith Darlington, William, 1782-1863 person
associatedWith Eastlake, Charles Lock, Sir, 1793-1865. person
associatedWith Edison, Thomas A., (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 person
associatedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
associatedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 person
associatedWith Fitch, John person
associatedWith Genth, F. A., (Frederick Augustus), 1820-1893 person
associatedWith Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 person
associatedWith Harding, Warren G. person
associatedWith Newcomb, Simon person
associatedWith Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727 person
associatedWith Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851 person
associatedWith Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796 person
associatedWith Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 person
associatedWith Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864 person
associatedWith Seybert, Adam, 1773-1825 person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Stevens, Henry person
associatedWith Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872 person
associatedWith Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824 person
associatedWith Waterton, Charles, 1782-1865 person
associatedWith Wayne, Anthony person
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Birth 1787-09-18

Death 1861-08-12

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