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educator , art historian

Jörg Traeger, German art historian, educator. Achievements include finding of Runge's portrait: Johann Philipp Petersen. Recipient Albertus Magnus medal, Stadt Regensburg, 1991. Member of Bayerische Akademie d.Wissenschaften.Philosoph.Histor.Klasse, Institute Advanced Study.

Background

Traeger, Jörg was born on January 21, 1942 in Rosenheim, Germany. Son of Heinz and Ruth Traeger.

Education

Abitur, Oberrealschule, Rosenheim, Germany, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany, 1968. Habilitation, University Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany, 1973.

Career

Assistant fotothek Bibliotheca Hertziana, Rome, 1969—1970. Assistant University Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, 1970—1971. Forschungsstipendiat Fritz Thyssen Stiftung Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany, 1971—1974.

Private dozent University Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, 1974—1976. Professor art history University Regensburg, Germany, since 1976. Vice president University, Regensburg, Germany, 1986—1988.

President Kuratorium Zentralinst.f.Kunstgeschichte Munchen, Munich, since 1992. Vice president Fachbeirat Bibliotheca Hertziana and Kunsthistor.Inst., Rome and Florence, Italy, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include finding of Runge's portrait: Johann Philipp Petersen.

Works

Membership

Member of Bayerische Akademie d.Wissenschaften.Philosoph.Histor.Klasse, Institute Advanced Study.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, walking, skiing, travel.

Connections

Married Eva Sibylle, July 19, 1969. Children: Tobias, Friederike.

father:
Heinz Traeger

mother:
Ruth Traeger

spouse:
Eva Sibylle

child:
Tobias Traeger

child:
Friederike Traeger