Ref NoAPO/3/4
TitleFreyhan, Robert
Admin/Biog HistoryRobert Freyhan (1901-1982) was a German art historian with an interest in Medieval illustrations. From 1930, he worked at the Prussian Research Institute for Art History in Marburg. However, due to his outspoken criticism of National Socialism, he was eventually forced to resign and left Germany to settle in England in 1933. While in London, he worked for some time at the Courtauld Institute. He had become acquainted with Oppé who attempted to help him find work.
DescriptionThis file contains the following letters from, and relating, to Robert Freyhan:

-two letters from Robert Freyhan, both undated, concerning the practicalities of settling in England and a brief reference to his work on the Oscott Psalter. Also includes a set of notes on English apocalyptic illustrations in Medieval manuscripts, which was a subject Freyhan specialised in
-four letters from Charles William Dyson Perrins, dated between 11 Oct-22 Nov 1936, concerning a request from Oppé, on behalf of Robert Freyhan, to consult and write an article on the Oscott Psalter which belonged to Dyson Perrins
-letter from Ferdinand Nassau Schiller [?], dated 29 Nov 1936, concerning an enclosed contribution of assistance for Oppé's 'protégé' (presumably Freyhan)
Date11 Oct-29 Nov 1936
Extent1 file




Image CaptionLetter from Robert Freynham, [c 1936]
Research notes by Robert Freynham on apocalyptic illustrations, [c 1936]
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