Definition of Jacob von Falke
What does the word Jacob von Falke mean?
part of speech: noun
A German connoisseur and historian of taste; born in Ratzeburg, June 21, 1825. His administrative capacity has placed many art galleries and repositories of art treasures in Germany and Austria upon a successful basis. His writings, particularly "Knightly Society in the Days of Homage to Womanhood" (1862); "History of Modern Taste" (1866); "Art and Art Study" (1878); "Hellas and Rome" (1879); and "History of Taste in the Middle Ages" (1893), are notable for both learning and judgment. Died 1897.