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us: Hammacher, Abraham Marie, 1897-2002


  • [Abraham Marie Hammacher, 1897-2002, born in Middelburg, The Netherlands; died in Abano Terme, Italy; art critic; museum director, 1947-1963, professor of art history, 1952-1968; Van Gogh expert; wrote for Utrechts Dagblad from 1920-1927, became art critic for the Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant in 1926, in 1935 he joined the editorial board of Elsevier's Geïllustreerd Maandschrift, in which periodical he frequently published; between 1923 and 1945 he worked in the Dutch postal services. Between1945 and 1947, Hammacher headed the Department of Fine Arts of the Ministry of Education, Arts and Science. He was the director of the Kröller-Müller Museum 1947-1963. Between 1952 and 1963 he was professor of art history at the Technische Hogeschool of Delft. From 1963 to 1968 he was a full professor at Delft University.] http://www.dictionaryofarthistorians.org/hammachera.htm
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    • us: Hammacher, A. M. (Abraham Marie), 1897-2002
    • us: Hammacher, A. M. W. J. (Abraham Marie Wilhelmus Jacobus), 1897-2002
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        1897
    • Death Date

        2002
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Middelburg (Netherlands)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Abano Terme (Italy)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Netherlands
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Utrecht (Netherlands)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Otterlo (Netherlands)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller
        • Affiliation Start: 1947
        • Affiliation End: 1963
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        dut
    • Field of Activity

        Art criticism
          1920
            Museum administration
              1947
                1963
                  Higher education
                    1952
                      1968
                    • Occupation

                        Art critic
                          Author
                            Museum director
                              Professor of art history
                          • Sources

                            • found: De beeldhouwer John Raedecker ... 1940.
                            • found: Van Gogh, a documentary biography, c1982: CIP t.p. (A.M. Hammacher)
                            • found: OCLC, Apr. 10, 2006: (hdg.: Hammacher, Abraham Marie, 1897-2002)
                            • found: Dictionary of Art Historians, viewed online 2012-10-04: (hdg.: Hammacher, Abraham Marie Wilhelmus Jacobus, 1897-2002, born in Middelburg, The Netherlands; died in Abano Terme, Italy; art critic; museum director, 1947-1963, professor of art history, 1952-1968)
                            • found: Sculpture en pierre de l'ancien Mexique, 1963: unnumbered page 28 (A.M. Hammacher, Directeur du Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo; authored introductory comments on unnumbered pages 21-28)
                          • General Notes

                            • [Abraham Marie Hammacher, 1897-2002, born in Middelburg, The Netherlands; died in Abano Terme, Italy; art critic; museum director, 1947-1963, professor of art history, 1952-1968; Van Gogh expert; wrote for Utrechts Dagblad from 1920-1927, became art critic for the Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant in 1926, in 1935 he joined the editorial board of Elsevier's Geïllustreerd Maandschrift, in which periodical he frequently published; between 1923 and 1945 he worked in the Dutch postal services. Between1945 and 1947, Hammacher headed the Department of Fine Arts of the Ministry of Education, Arts and Science. He was the director of the Kröller-Müller Museum 1947-1963. Between 1952 and 1963 he was professor of art history at the Technische Hogeschool of Delft. From 1963 to 1968 he was a full professor at Delft University.] http://www.dictionaryofarthistorians.org/hammachera.htm
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