Ten centuries of art

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This approach was formalized by another German, the scholar and professor Heinrich Wölfflin, in three books published during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Wölfflin is widely known as the father of art history for his contributions, which elevated the study of art to a highly respected discipline worldwide.

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