The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Lützow, Karl von

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LÜTZOW, Karl von, German historian of art: b. Göttingen, 25 Dec. 1832; d. 1897. He assisted Lübke (q.v.) in editing ‘Denkmäler der Kunst,’ and in 1867 became professor of the Polytechnicum, Munich. He published ‘Munich Antiques’ (7 vols., 1861-69); ‘Masterpieces of Ecclesiastical Architecture’ (1862); ‘Monuments of Art,’ with Lübke (6th ed., 1892); ‘History of German Copperplate and Wood Engraving’ (1891). He was the founder, in 1866, of the ‘Zeitschrift für bildende Kunst,’ and edited it till his death.