Montfaucon, Dom Bernard de

Date born: 1655

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Date died: 1741

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Established the ground for later French historical scholarship with early scientific exploration of ancient and medieval cultures. Thematic treatment of Greek art as opposed to Winckelmann's historic view.

Home Country: France

Sources: Cauman, Samuel. The Living Museum: Experiences of an Art Historian and Museum Director, Alexander Dorner. New York: New York University Press, 1958, p. 22; Bazin 79

Bibliography: L'Antiquité expliquée et représentée en figures. 10 vols. 1719; Monumens de la monarchie française. 1729.