Carl Justi-Association for the Promotion of Art Historical Cooperation with Spain, Portugal and Ibero-America


Carl Justi (* 2. August 1832 in Marburg; † 9. Dezember 1912 in Bonn) was a german Art Historian and  Philosoph. Born in Marburg, Justi studied theology at the University of Berlin before transferring to philosophy. He graduated in 1859 with a thesis 'Über die ästhetischen Elemente in der platonischen Philosophie'.

Justi established his reputation with a three-volume work on Johann Joachim Winckelmann. He succeeded Anton Springer in the chair of art history at the University of Bonn, holding the post from 1872 until 1901.

Works:
Die ästhetischen Elemente in der platonischen Philosophie: ein historisch-philosophischer Versuch, Marburg, 1860
Winckelmann: sein Leben, Seine Werke und sein Zeitgenossen. 3 vols. Leipzig, 1866-72.
Diego Velázquez und sein Jahrhundert. Bonn, 1888. Translated into English as Diego Velázquez and His Times. London: H. Grevel, 1889.
Michelangelo: Beiträge zur Erklärung der Werke und des Menschen. Leipzig. 1900



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Carl Justi-Vereinigung zur Förderung der kunstwissenschaftlichen Zusammenarbeit mit Spanien, Portugal und Iberoamerika / Asociación Carl Justi para el fomento de la cooperación entre Alemania, España, Portugal e Iberoamérica en el campo de la Historia del Arte / Associação Carl Justi para fomento da cooperação a nível da ciência da arte com Portugal, Espanha e América Latina / Carl Justi Association  for the Promotion of Art Historical Cooperation  with Spain, Portugal and Ibero-America