Boehlau, Johannes

Full Name: 
Boehlau, Johannes
Year Born: 
1861
Year Died: 
1941
Place Born: 
Halle (Saale), Germany
Place Died: 
Göttingen, Germany
Home Country: 
Germany
Overview: 
Specialist in archaic (Greek and Germanic) art. Director of the Kgl. Museum Fridericianum (Kassel, 1902-1928) and was primary motivating force behind the reorganization of exhibits, the construction of the Hessiches Landesmuseum, and artistic and cultural life in Kassel until 1930.
Sources: 
Archäologenbildnisse: Porträts und Kurzbiographien von Klassichen Archäologen deutscher Sprache. Reinhard Lullies, ed. Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 1988: 146-147.