Karl Radinger of Radinghofen

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Karl Radinger von Radinghofen (born October 20, 1869 in Innsbruck - Wilten ; † July 11, 1921 in Zell am Ziller ) was an Austrian classical philologist , art and cultural historian.

The son of an officer studied classical philology and archeology at the University of Innsbruck from 1887 . During his studies he became a member of the Brixia Innsbruck fraternity . After receiving his doctorate (1891), he deepened his studies in Leipzig (1892-1893) and Vienna (1893-1894). Back in Innsbruck, he completed his habilitation in 1895 and was appointed private lecturer in classical philology. In 1904 he moved from university to museum work. From 1909 to 1911 he was a research assistant at the City Museum Salzburg, from 1911 he was curator at the Tyrolean Folk Art Museum , where he carried out an inventory.

In addition to classical philological work, Radinger wrote particularly about Tyrolean folk art, wall and facade painting. He was active in the Tyrolean monument preservation and prepared the establishment of the Tyrolean Folk Art Museum at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


Individual evidence

  1. ^ Directory of the old men of the German fraternity. Überlingen am Bodensee 1920, p. 147.

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