Christian Adolf Isermeyer

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Christian Adolf Isermeyer (born July 9, 1908 in Goslar ; † June 27, 2001 in Hamburg ) was a German art historian .

Isermeyer came from an upper-class, wealthy family. After attending the Ilfeld convent school , he studied in Göttingen, Munich and Montpellier from 1929 to 1933, and then worked at the Berlin museums. He spent 1934 to 1937 with research grants in Florence and Rome to write his dissertation, and he received his doctorate in 1938 in Göttingen. From 1937 he worked at the National Gallery in Berlin. During the Second World War he was a soldier and from 1942 to 1946 in captivity in Canada . After the war he taught art history at the University of Hamburg , since 1949 as a private lecturer, since 1956 as a professor.


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