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 (vĭng′kəl-män′), Johann Joachim 1717-1768.
German archaeologist and art historian noted for his systematic study of Greek and Roman antiquities in The History of Ancient Art (1764).


(German ˈvɪŋkəlman)
(Biography) Johann Joachim (joˈhan ˈjoːaxɪm). 1717–68, German archaeologist and art historian; one of the founders of neoclassicism


(ˈvɪŋ kəlˌmɑn)

Johann Joachim, 1717–68, German archaeologist and art historian.
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It was such love as Michelangelo had known, and Montaigne, and Winckelmann, and Shakespeare himself.
Por ultimo, debemos senalar que una de las cosas mas sorprendentes de este libro es la ausencia de una referencia explicita a los autores contemporaneos de Malaspina mas paradigmaticos en el ambito de la estetica: Baumgarten, Winckelmann, Kant o Burke brillan en la obra por su ausencia (8), lo cual se hace mas llamativo aun si consideramos que para la epoca de la Meditacion estos pensadores ya habian publicado importantes trabajos en relacion al problema de la estetica.
In this transitional space, Kauffman developed innovative depictions of femininity and masculinity, as seen in her sensitive portraits of Garrick, Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1764), and Reynolds (1767).
Eliot, O'Neill, Bartho Smit, Winckelmann, Nietzsche, Racine, Henriette Grove and Theo Wassenaar.
Winckelmann, whose influential 1755 treatise Reflections on the Imitation of Greek Works in Painting and Sculpture famously identified noble simplicity and quiet grandeur (edle Einfalt und stille Grosse) as the distinctive quality of Greek art.
Part four covers the six detailed letters describing Rome and clarifies Johann Winckelmann's influence on Andres' positioning of the city's ancient and neoclassic art, architecture and poetics as models for good taste, universal beauty and the defeat of Baroque excess in both art and rhetoric.
This quality is exacerbated for the modern reader who is not intimately familiar with Lessing, Winckelmann, Horace, Homer and others, and thus has to keep flipping back to the Editor's Notes to make sense of what Herder is going on about.
(31) However, it is the 'new awareness of Greek classicism', sometimes termed 'Hellenism', that emerged in the mid-eighteenth century, prompted by such works as Johann Joachim Winckelmann's Geschichte der Kunst des Alterthums (1764) and its codification of same-sex love expressed through the viewer's engagement with the sculptural body, that motivated late-Victorian writers such as Swinburne, Pater, and Wilde to explore its potential in their work.
Hemans' commitment to refined structure enters The Restoration as an explicit subject in her discussion of the Laocoon, and she engages specifically with Winckelmann's landmark essay on the statue.
The aim of this book is to examine Winckelmann's role in the development of Altertumswissenschaft in Germany, both during his own lifetime and in the subsequent debates among classical scholars between 1768 and 1800.
Dicho esto, es ilustrativo detenerse brevemente en la seleccion de articulos escogidos por Winckelmann y Marianne para su compilacion de textos politicos.
Winckelmann and extending through a recounting of the intellectual pedigrees of every contributor.