Rudolf Eitelberger

Rudolf Eitelberger, full name Rudolf Eitelberger von Edelberg (17 April 1817, Olomouc, Moravia – 18 April 1885, Vienna) was an art historian and the first Ordinarius (full professor) for art history at the University of Vienna. He is considered as the founder of the Vienna School of Art History.

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... Eitelberger insisted on the priority of the object in the history of art, and therefore lectured exclusively in the galleries of his museum ... the Vienna School of Art History, and was continued by Eitelberger's students and successors, Moritz Thausing, Franz Wickhoff, and Alois Riegl ... Eitelberger's simultaneous interest in the historical context of objects, expressed in his series of Quellenschriften, also became a hallmark of the Vienna School ...