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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1903-1947
1899-1962
Level:
series
Size:
1562 Drawings (visual works) (various dimensions)
70 Maps (various dimensions)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The abbreviations used in captions of published drawings are: IAE -- Iran in the Ancient East, Herzfeld AMI -- Archaeologische Mitteilungen aus Iran, Herzfeld Corpus -- Materiaux pour un Corpus Inscriptionum Arabicarum. Part II, Tome II (Aleppo), Herzfeld ID -- Iranische Denkmä, Lieferung 3/4 Niphauanda, Herzfeld SA-I -- Ars Islamica, IX, "D...

Drawings D-405 through D-485 (water-colors) are mounted on mats numbered PI.XXXIII through PI.LXI. They were apparently prepared for some publication not yet located. Other water-colors have similar notations. The large numbers, such as No.3445, apparently refer to a catalogue or inventory, not located.

- Approximately 1,562 drawings and plans that reflect Herzfeld's fine draftmanship and architectural training , with observations on topography, landscape, archaeological remains, architecture, and artifacts. Renderings are in pencil, ink, and watercolor. The published and unpublished drawings reveal Herzfeld's working methodology, in which he ofte...

- Approximately 70 maps dating from 1899 to the 1930s, including original maps prepared by Herzfeld, Karl Bergner or Friedrich Krefter, as well as various maps from German archaeologists such as Moritz Sobernheim and Max Freiherr von Oppenheim.