Herbert Schindler (art historian)

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Herbert Schindler (born March 27, 1923 in Munich ; † May 4, 2007 at Pilsting ) was a German writer and art historian .


Schindler attended schools in Rosenheim and Landsberg am Lech and took part in the Second World War. He then studied architecture and art history in Munich . With a thesis on Carl von Fischer , he received his doctorate in 1951 at the Technical University of Munich . Schindler was a member of the Munich Tower Writers' Association and lived in Munich- Obermenzing until his death . From 1957 to 1973 he was the editor of Bayerischer Rundfunk and from 1973 to 1988 taught art history and Christian archeology at the Philosophical-Theological College and the University of Passau .

Herbert Schindler was killed in an accident on the A 92 autobahn , which he himself caused as a so-called wrong -way driver ; The three occupants of the car on the way died with him.

Works (selection)

  • 1963: Great Bavarian Art History , Munich (new edition Munich 1997)
  • 1964: Baroque journeys in Swabia and Old Bavaria (Prestel Landscape Books), Munich
  • 1971: Baroque tours in Upper Swabia and on Lake Constance (Prestel Landscape Books), Munich
  • 1973: Baroque journeys in the Alpine countries of Austria (Prestel Landscape Books), Munich
  • 1974: The Romantic Road. An art journey from the Main to the Alps (Prestel Landscape Books), Munich
  • 1978: The carved altar - masterpieces and masters in South Germany, Austria and South Tyrol , Regensburg
  • 1981: The Passau Cathedral (The Blue Books), Königstein im Taunus
  • 1982: Nazarenes - Spirit and Christian Art in the 19th Century , Regensburg
  • 1990: Passau - Guide to the art monuments of the three-river city , Passau
  • 1997: Am Bodensee (Prestel Landscape Books), Munich
  • 2001: Regensburg art guide - art monuments, churches, secular buildings from two millennia , Regensburg
  • 2005: Travels in Lower Bavaria , Rosenheim
  • 2005: Travels in Upper Bavaria , Rosenheim
  • 2005: Pictures of Christ , Munich



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