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Gombrich, Ernst Hans, Sir#

Gombrich, Ernst Hans, Sir (1972), b. Vienna, March 30, 1909, art historian. Emigration to London in 1936, worked at the Warburg Institute (director from 1959-1976), lecturer at various universities in England; special focus on iconography, art theories of the Renaissance and the inclusion of psychoanalytical approaches in art history research ( History of Art). Given the Order Pour le Merite in 1976; Austrian Decoration of Honour for Science and Arts in 1984, L. Wittgenstein Prize in 1988, Austrian State Prize for merit in promoting Austrian culture abroad in 1993.


The Story of Art, 1950 (Die Geschichte der Kunst, 1959); Art and Illusion, 1960 (Kunst u. Illusion, 1978); Studies in the Art of the Renaissance, 3 vols., 1966-76 (Die Kunst der Renaiss., 1985); The Sense of Order, 1979 (Ornament u. Kunst, 1982); Shadows, 1995 (Schatten, 1996).