Biography and History

Erwin Panofsky was a German Jewish art historian. He emigrated to the United States in the 1930s and subsequently taught at New York University, Princeton University, and Harvard University. He became widely known and very influential in the field of iconography. One of his most popular works is Studies in Iconology: Humanist Themes in the Art of the Renaissance (1939, reissued 1972).

Source: From the finding aid for C0050

Biography and History

Erwin Panofsky was a German Jewish art historian who emigrated to America and remains highly influential in the modern academic study of iconography.

Source: From the finding aid for C0647

Biography and History

Erwin Panofsky was a German Jewish art historian. He emigrated to the United States in the 1930s and subsequently taught at New York University, Princeton University, and Harvard University. He became widely known and very influential in the field of iconography. One of his most popular works is Studies in Iconology: Humanist Themes in the Art of the Renaissance (1939, reissued 1972).

Source: From the finding aid for C0680