The American art historian who, although never involved in Etruscan art history, in spite of his long residence near Florence at his villa I Tatti, had an implicit influence on many directions of art history that formed a general background, particularly for Anglo-American scholarship. This influence was centered on the attribution of art to particular masters, an approach he applied sometimes controversially to the Italian Renaissance.

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  • BERENSON, BERNARD — (1865–1959), U.S. art historian and art connoisseur. Berenson was born Valvrojenski in the Lithuanian village of Baltramentz, where his father, an ironmonger and grain and lumber merchant, was one of the leaders of the Jewish community. When… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Berenson, Bernard — born June 26, 1865, Vilnius, Lithuania, Russian Empire died Oct. 6, 1959, Settignano, Italy Lithuanian born U.S. art historian, critic, and connoisseur. He grew up in Boston and attended Harvard University, but for most of his life he lived in… …   Universalium

  • Berenson, Bernard — ► (1865 1959) Crítico e historiador de arte. Fue una autoridad en lo que se refiere al arte italiano del Renacimiento. * * * (26 jun. 1865, Vilna, Lituania, Imperio ruso–6 oct. 1959, Settignano, Italia). Historiador, crítico y perito en arte… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Berenson,Bernard — Ber·en·son (bĕrʹĭn sən), Bernard also Bernhard 1865 1959. Lithuanian born American art critic and historian particularly noted for his writings on the Italian Renaissance, including Venetian Painters of the Renaissance (1894). * * * …   Universalium

  • Berenson, Bernard (Bernhard Valvrojenski) — (1865 1959)    American art historian. Born in Vilna in Lithuania, his family moved to the US. After gradu ating from Harvard University, he went to London, Oxford, Berlin and finally settled in Italy. In 1907 he began a long relationship with… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Berenson, Bernard (or Bernhard) —  (1865–1959) Lithuanian born American art critic …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Berenson — Berenson, Bernard …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Bernard — Bernard, Claude * * * (as used in expressions) Albinus, Bernard Siegfried Baruch, Bernard (Mannes) Berenson, Bernard Bernard, Claude Henriette Rosine Bernard Bosanquet, Bernard Bernard Schwartz De Voto, Bernard (Augustine) Foucault, Jean (Bernard …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Berenson — (Bernard) (1865 1959) collectionneur et écrivain d art américain. Il étudia surtout la peinture italienne de la Renaissance …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Bernard Berenson — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Berenson. Bernard Berenson, né Bernhard Valvrojenski à Butrimonys (Lituanie) le 26 juillet 1865, mort à Settignano le 6 octobre 1959, est un américain historien de l art spécialiste de la Renaissance italienne.… …   Wikipédia en Français

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