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Becker, Wilhelm Gottlieb, 1753-1813

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Personal name headingBecker, Wilhelm Gottlieb, 1753-1813
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Birth date17531104
Death date18130603
Place of birthOberkallenberg, Saxony (Germany)
Place of deathDresden (Germany)
AffiliationStaatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. Münzkabinett
Grünes Gewölbe (Museum : Dresden, Germany)
Profession or occupationAuthor Art historian Numismatist
Found inHis Augusteum, Dresdens antike Denkmäler enthaltend, 1837: t.p. (Wilhelm Gottlieb Becker)
LC manual cat. (hdg.: Becker, Wilhelm Gottlieb, 1753-1813)
Wikipedia, November 5, 2014 (Wilhelm Gottlieb Becker (4 November 1753 in Oberkallenberg in Saxony--3 June 1813 in Dresden) was a German art historian, numismatist, and author; became professor at the Ritterakademie in Dresden in 1782; in 1795 he was appointed director of the Dresden Gallery of Antiques, and of the Coin Cabinet, and in 1805 he was also entrusted with the superintendence of the celebrated Green Vault; his chief work was Taschenbuch zum geselligen Vergnügen (Handbook for social enjoyment; Leipzig 1791-1814))
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