Eugen von Philippovich (art historian)

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Eugen von Philippovich (* 1919 in Vienna ; † August 11, 2004 there ) was an Austrian art historian and art dealer .

On his father's side he was a grandson of the economist Eugen von Philippovich , on his mother's side of Carl Reininghaus , a Viennese brewery owner, art collector and patron. After studying art history, he worked as an art dealer in Copenhagen . He was mainly concerned with the history of ivory art and rare art chamber objects .

Publications (selection)

  • Ivory art works of Nuremberg provenance at the same time a contribution to Nuremberg's relations with Denmark . In: Communications of the Association for the History of the City of Nuremberg 49, 1959, pp. 339–360
  • Ivory. A guide for collectors and enthusiasts . Klinkhardt and Biermann, Braunschweig 1961; 2nd, revised and greatly expanded edition Klinkhardt and Biermann, Munich 1982, ISBN 3-7814-0167-7 .
  • Simon Troger and other ivory artists from Tyrol . Wagner, Innsbruck 1961.
  • Curiosities, antiques. A guide for collectors and enthusiasts . Klinkhardt and Biermann, Braunschweig 1966.
  • Gothic toy . In: Waffen- und Costumekunde 12, 1970, pp. 130-134.
  • Gustav E. Pazarurek : glasses from the Empire and Biedermeier periods. 2nd edition, revised by Eugen von Philippovich. Klinkhardt and Biermann, Braunschweig 1976, ISBN 3-7814-0154-5 .
  • Combination figures made of ivory and wood . In: Art in Hessen and am Mittelrhein 17, 1977, pp. 27–35.
  • Eskimo art from Greenland. The Greenland Collections Schörghuber and Phillipovich. Belser, Stuttgart 1999, ISBN 3-7630-2375-5 .


  • Heiner Meininghaus: Eugen von Philippovich † . In: Weltkunst 74, 2004, No. 12, p. 147.