Graduate, Commercial Academy, Essen, Germany, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cologne, Germany, 1985.
Assistant, National Museum Hannover, Germany, 1986-1988; science employee, National Museum Hannover, Germany, 1988-1989; science employee, BMFT Research Project, Hannover, 1990-1992; editor science publication, Office of Country for Protection of History Monuments, Dresden, Germany, since 1992.
Member Association German Art Historians, Museis Saxonicis Usui, Society for History of Arts, German-Italian Society.
Parents: Dietrich Wilhelm and Irmgard Margarete (Lange) D. Married Hubertus Heinrich Manderscheid (divorced 1989).