Art critic and historian; born at Wilna, Russia, June 26, 1865. He was educated in America, and in 1887 was graduated at Harvard. For some time Berenson has been in Italy investigating Italian art, and he is regarded as one of the leading authorities on its technic, following the methods of Morelli in testing the reputed authorship of early paintings. Bernhard Berenson is a contributor to the New York "Nation" and to various French and German reviews of art and archeology. Among his publications in book form are: "Lorenzo Lotto," an essay in constructive art criticism, 1895; "Central Italian Painters of the Renaissance," 1897; and "The Study and Criticism of Italian Art," 1901.
- Who's Who in America, 1902.