Damian Dombrowski

Prof. Dr. Damian Dombrowski is Associate Professor of art history and the Director of the Martin von Wagner Museum of the University of Würzburg. He has written numerous books and articles on a wide range of topics: late-medieval sculpture in Italy and Germany; Botticelli; Raphael; cross-cultural exchange between Italy and Germany in the Renaissance (especially sculpture and urbanism); German art and architecture, c. 1600; Baroque sculpture, especially Bernini; Neapolitan Baroque Painting; Giovanni Battista Tiepolo; Paul Cézanne; Modern Italian Painting (nineteenth and twentieth century), especially de Chirico. He is also editor of Kunst auf der Suche nach der Nation. Das Problem der Identität in der italienischen Malerei, Skulptur und Architektur vom Risorgimento bis zum Faschismus (2013), containing his monographic essay “Identität und Ironie in De Chiricos Chant d’amour.