Eitelberger, Rudolf, Edler von Edelberg#
b. Olomouc, Czech Republic (then Olmuetz), April 17, 1817, d. Vienna, April 18, 1885, art historian. First professor of art history in Vienna (1852); initiator and first head of the Austrian Museum of Art and Industry (established 1864, now the Museum of Applied Art, Austrian, as well as the School of Arts and Crafts, established 1867, now the University of Applied Art. ( Art Universities).
Publications#Gesammelte kunsthist. Schriften, 4 vols., 1879-1884.
Literature#E. Nebel, Die kunstpaedagog. Ideen, Theorien und Leistungen R. v. E., doctoral thesis, Vienna 1980.