Kurt Martin

Rubens' ''Portrait of Marchesa Brigida Spinola Doria'', 1935, bought from van Diemen & Co., Berlin Kurt Martin (31 January 1899 in Zurich – 27 January 1975 in Bad Wiessee) was a German art historian.

Martin was a professor of art history. His career began in 1927 as curator of the . From 1934 to 1956, he was director of the Staatlichen Kunsthalle Karlsruhe (National Art Gallery Karlsruhe). In 1940 he was appointed Head of the Municipal Museums of Strasbourg as well as Chief Commissioner of the Alsatian Museums. In 1956 he became Director of the Karlsruher Kunstakademie (Academy of Art Karlsruhe), and in 1957 General Director of the Bayerischen Staatsgemäldesammlungen (Bavarian State Painting Collection).

Martin was a Protestant. He was married to Dr. med. Hildegard Wangrin since 1928. Provided by Wikipedia
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