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Eugene Muntz

Eugene Muntz (1845-1902) was a member of the Institut de France and curator of the collections of l'Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and has been one of the most influential specialists on the Italian Renaissance, focusing his attention on Florentine painters such as Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael. He wrote profusely on the great masters of the Renaissance and pioneered the modern study of Italian art history.