WorldCat Identities

Hirmer, Max 1893-1981

Overview
Works: 315 works in 1,963 publications in 5 languages and 23,916 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Photographer, Creator, Other, Collector, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, edc, fot, Contributor
Classifications: N5351, 733.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Max Hirmer
Egypt : architecture, sculpture, painting in three thousand years by Kurt Lange( Book )

101 editions published between 1955 and 1975 in 4 languages and held by 2,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek sculpture by Reinhard Lullies( Book )

60 editions published between 1957 and 1987 in English and German and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survey of Greek sculpture, including many illustrations, some in color, with notes describing the illustrations. For other editions, see Author Catalog
Early Christian art by Wolfgang Fritz Volbach( Book )

16 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and German and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features examples of sculptures, frescoes, mosaics, monuments, architecture, and textiles from the treasures of Rome, Milan, Ravenna, Salonika, and Istanbul
5000 years of the art of Mesopotamia by Eva Strommenger( Book )

53 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in 3 languages and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient Greek sculpture of South Italy and Sicily by Ernst Langlotz( Book )

44 editions published between 1960 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om kunsten i de græske kolonier på Sicilien og Syditalien
Early medieval art in Spain by Pedro de Palol( Book )

63 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crete and Mycenae by Spyridōn Marinatos( Book )

23 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical and archaeological study of explorations in Crete and Mycenae
The art of Byzantium : text and notes by David Talbot Rice( Book )

19 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Something of the Hellenic Spirit was reborn in the Eastern Roman Empire - later known as Byzantium - while the Western Empire crumbled under the blows of barbarian invaders. For a thousand years thereafter its great capital, Constantinople, remained the center of a brilliant, sophisticated society, and an art of magnificence and power. We have come to know Byzantine art chiefly in examples remote from the capital; until a short time ago, for example, the glowing gold-and-colored-glass mosaics of Santa Sophia were obscured by whitewash. This book now spreads before the reader the Byzantine art of Constantinople itself in its incomparable elegance and perfection, including the fascinating buildings, mosaics, murals, and sculptures, as well as smaller treasures that cannot be moved because of their fragility or sacredness. In the introduction the author, a distinguished authority, traces the development of Byzantine art with the penetration and sensitivity born of a lifetime of scholarship. In addition, he discusses at some length each of the illustrated objects and buildings. The photographs - many reproduced in full color - were made by Max Hirmer, who is noted for his ability to bring out the qualities present in works of art. These two great authorities, between them, have created an impressive and notable contribution to art literature."--
Gothic sculpture in France, 1140-1270 by Willibald Sauerländer( Book )

33 editions published between 1970 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first comprehensive, fully documented, and fully illustrated study of French cathedral sculpture during the period 1140-1270."--Book jacket
Greek temples, theatres, and shrines by Helmut Berve( Book )

13 editions published between 1962 and 1973 in English and German and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barockkirchen zwischen Donau und Alpen by Norbert Lieb( Book )

59 editions published between 1953 and 1997 in German and English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of 1000 years of Greek vase painting by Paolo Enrico Arias( Book )

8 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek coins by Colin M Kraay( Book )

19 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Etruscans : their history, art, and architecture by Maja Sprenger( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek art and architecture( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Götter der Griechen by Erika Simon( Book )

32 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in German and Italian and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Skulptur der Griechen by Werner Fuchs( Book )

28 editions published between 1969 and 1993 in German and Italian and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romanische Skulptur in Frankreich by Bernhard Rupprecht( Book )

26 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in German and Undetermined and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Griechische Temple und Heiligtümer by Helmut Berve( Book )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2001 in German and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die griechische Münze by Peter Robert Franke( Book )

37 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in German and Undetermined and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hirmer.

Hirmer M.

Hirmer, M. 1893-

Hirmer, M. (Max), 1893-

Hirmer, Maks

Hirmer, Max

Hirmer, Max 1893-

Hirmer-Otto, .. 1893-1981

Max Hirmer

Max Hirmer deutscher Botaniker, Verleger und Fotograf

Max Hirmer Duits uitgever (1893-1981)

Max Hirmer German publisher and botanist

Languages
German (325)

English (286)

French (22)

Italian (11)

Dutch (8)