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Ulrich Alexander Middeldorf

Ulrich Alexander Middeldorf, German art educator. Decorated Silver medal (City Florence); great cross Order of Merit (Germany), commander Order of Merit (Italy).

Background

  • Middeldorf, Ulrich Alexander was born on June 23, 1901 in Stassfurt, Germany. Son of Hans and Meta (Zuckschwerdt) Middeldorf.

  • Education

    • Student of University of Giessen, 1918-1919, University of Munich, 1919-1920, University of Berlin, 1921-1924 (Doctor of Philosophy.). Doctor of Letters (honorary), University Florence, 1965.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1935.

    Works

    • Author: Catalog of Morgenroth Collection of Italian Medals and Plaquettes (with O. Goetz), 1944. Raphael’s Drawings, 1945.

    Membership

    Fellow, Kunsthistorisches Institut, Florence, Italy, 1926. Member Societa Colombaria (correspondent), Accademia del Disegno (honorary academician), College Art Association of America (president 1939-1940), Verband Deutscher Kunsthistoriker, Deutsche Verein fur Kunstwissenschaft.; Member editorial board, Art Bulletin.

    Connections

    • Married Gloria Greenhut, September 9, 1938.
    • father: Hans Middeldorf
    • mother: Meta (Zuckschwerdt) Middeldorf
    • spouse: Gloria Greenhut
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    Born June 23, 1901
    Died February 20, 1983
    (aged 81)
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