Friedrich Göler of Ravensburg

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Freiherr Friedrich Göler von Ravensburg (born March 21, 1854 in Mosbach , † May 29, 1896 in Karlsruhe ) was a German art historian and Rubens researcher . He was a professor of art history.

Baron Friedrich von Göler belonged to the Göler family of Ravensburg and was the son of the city director of Baden-Baden , Baron August Göler of Ravensburg (1824–1886) and Luise von Pfnor.

After studying art history in Heidelberg , he became a lecturer in art history in Berlin , then assistant director at the Royal Prussian National Gallery in Berlin and finally director of the copper engraving collection of the Veste Coburg .


  • The Venus de Milo . Dissertation . Heidelberg 1879.
  • Rubens and the ancient world. Jena 1882.
  • Peter Paul Rubens as a scholar, diplomat, artist and person. Heidelberg 1883.
  • Art history floor plan. A help book for students. At the instigation of the Royal. Prussia. Lesson management. 1894. 4th edition 1928.