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Panofsky, Erwin

Born - Died : 1892 - 1968

German art historian, born in Hanover, he moved to New York in 1935. Erwin Panofsky developed an iconographic approath to art and interpreted works through an analysis of symbolism, history and social factors. This approach was later used by David Coffin in his analysis of the Villa d'Este and by Kenneth Woodbridge in his analysis of Stourhead. Erwin Panofsky published bis book on Gothic Architecture and Scholasticism in 1957. .