Pierre Rosenberg

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Pierre Rosenberg
Born Pierre Max Rosenberg
(1936-04-13) April 13, 1936 (age 83)
Paris, France
Nationality French
Education École du Louvre
Occupation Art historian
Spouse(s) Béatrice de Rothschild
Relatives Alain de Rothschild (father-in-law)

Pierre Max Rosenberg (born April 13, 1936 in Paris) is a French art historian and essayist. He was Slade Professor of Fine Art at the University of Cambridge in 1986.

Early life

Pierre Rosenberg was born on April 13, 1936 Paris. He graduated from the École du Louvre.


He joined the Musée du Louvre in 1962 as an assistant. After his promotion to curator, he later became director of the museum in 1994 and served at this post until 2001.

Rosenberg was elected to the Académie française on 7 December 1995. He is also an honorary member of the Accademia delle Arti del Disegno of Florence.[1]

Personal life

He is married to Béatrice de Rothschild, the daughter of the late Alain de Rothschild.[2]



  1. Accademici d'Onore (Italian)
  2. Christian Makarian, Jean Pierrard, François Dufay, Le grand état-major du musée, Le Point, March 28, 1998

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