Nachlass Wolfgang Lotz


Wolfgang Lotz.


Bibliotheca Hertziana - Max Planck Institute of Art History (Bibliotheca Hertziana - Max Planck Institute of Art History).




10 boxes with about 100 folders


Scope and content

private biographic material, post cards, working material for studies in Italian architecture, excerpts from archival documents, note books, manuscripts for articles and conferences, correspondence regarding the edition of the Festschrift for Ludwig Heydenreich, obituaries


People and organizations

Otto Lehmann-Brockhaus Erwin Panofsky Richard Krautheimer Gert von der Osten Herbert Einem Werner Gramberg Ernst Kantorowicz Hilde Bauer Ludwig H. Heydenreich Franz Graf Wolff Metternich

Artists, schools, periods

Baroque Gian Lorenzo Bernini 17th century Renaissance 16th century Giacomo della Porta Andrea Palladio Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola Galeazzo Alessi

History of collection

since the death of Lotz in October 1981, the documents are kept in the archive of the Bibliotheca Hertziana. Inventory created in 1997


property left. 1981.

Finding Aids

detailed inventory


for the most part accessible to scientific research by appointment; special permission is required

related nuclei and collections

Berlin, Archives of the Max-Planck-Society; Munich, Staatsarchiv and Bayerisches Hauptstaatsarchiv; Rome, Bibliotheca Hertziana, archive, records related to Lotz also in section “Hertziana Allgemein”; Rome, Bibliotheca Hertziana, Photographic Collection, Donations and bequests “Nachlass Wolfgang Lotz”; Washington, National Gallery, Gallery Archives; Heidelberg, Franz Schlechter (photographer), photographic archive of Hilde Lotz-Bauer (since 1985).