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Belting, Hans

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Belting, Hans

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  • Hans Belting
  • Belting, H.

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A German art historian and a theorist of medieval and Renaissance art. He was a Visiting Fellow at Dumbarton Oaks in 1959-1960, 1960-1961, 1969-1970, and 1972-1973, as well as a Senior Fellow in 1984-1985. Belting also received a Dumbarton Oaks project grant to research pre-14th century Byzantine icons and inspect icons in Greece and Italy between 1985 and 1987.

For related Dumbarton Oaks publications see: Hans Belting, “Byzantine Art among Greeks and Latins in Southern Italy, Dumbarton Oaks Papers 28 (1974): 1-29; Hugo Buchthal and Hans Belting, Patronage in Thirteenth-Century Constantinople: An Atelier of Late Byzantine Book Illumination and Calligraphy, Dumbarton Oaks Studies 16 (Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Center for Byzantine Studies, 1978); and Hans Belting, “An Image and Its Function in the Liturgy: The Man of Sorrows in Byzantium,” Dumbarton Oaks Papers 34/35 (1980/1981): 1-16.


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This record was created by Anne-Marie Viola. This record was edited by Shalimar White on January 31, 2013.


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