Sauerländer, Willibald 1924-

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SAUERLÄNDER, Willibald 1924-

PERSONAL: Surname cited in some sources as Sauerlaender or Sauerlander; born February 2, 1924, in Waldsee, Württemberg, Germany; married Brigitte Rückoldt; children: George. Education: University of Munich, Ph.D., 1953.

ADDRESSES: Office—10 Meiserstraße, Munich 2, Germany.

CAREER: University of Freiburg, Freiburg, West Germany (now Germany), lecturer, 1962-64, professor of art history, 1966-70; Zentral-Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Munich, Germany, director, beginning 1970. Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, visiting member, 1961-62, 1973; visiting professor at New York University, 1964-65, Collège de France, Paris, 1981, University of Wisconsin—Madison, 1982, and Harvard University, 1984, 1985.

MEMBER: Comité International d'Histoire de l'Art (vice president), Societé des Antiquaires de France, Societé Française d'Archéologie, Medieval Academy of America, Bayerische Academie der Wissenschaften.

WRITINGS:

Die Kathedrale von Chartres, 1954.

Die Skulptur des Mittelalters, 1963.

(Editor, with George Kauffman) Walter Friedlander zum 90, Walter de Gruyter (Hawthorne, NY), 1963.

Die Bronzetur von Nowgorod, R. Piper Verlag (Munich, Germany), 1963.

Von Sens bis Strassburg, Walter de Gruyter (Hawthorne, NY), 1966.

Gotische Skulptur in Frankeich: 1140-1270, Hirmer Verlag (Munich, Germany), 1970, translation by Janet Sondheimer published as Gothic Sculpture in France, 1140-1270, Thames & Hudson (London, England), 1972, Harry N. Abrams (New York, NY), 1973.

La Sculpture gothique en France, 1972.

Kunsthistoriker, 1979.

Ein Versuch über die Gesichter Houdons, Deutscher Kunstverlag (Munich, Germany), 2003.

SIDELIGHTS: German art historian Willibald Sauerländer's Gotische Skulptur in Frankeich: 1140-1270 provides a general, historical introduction to the subject of Gothic sculpture in France, with detailed discussion of hundreds of individual statues. The book contains more than 300 plates, some in color, photographed by Max Hirmer, and more than 100 text illustrations.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

New York Review, July 17, 2003, Andrew Butterfield, review of Ein Versuch über die Gesichter Houdons, pp. 7-10.

New York Times Book Review, December 2, 1973.

Times Literary Supplement, April 13, 1973.*

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