Nachlass Wolfgang Lotz

Creator

Wolfgang Lotz.

Repository

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

Dates

1936-1981.

extent

10 boxes with about 100 folders

arrangement

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

contents

People and organizations

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

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

Acquisition

property left. 1981.

Finding Aids

detailed inventory

Access

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).