Wilhelm Gottlieb Becker (W. G. Becker) 04.11.1753-03.06.1813

Wilhelm Gottlieb Becker was a German art historian, numismatist, and author.

He was educated at Leipzig. He became professor at the Ritterakademie in Dresden in 1782. In 1795 he was appointed director of the Dresden Gallery of Antiques, and of the Coin Cabinet, and in 1805 he was also entrusted with the superintendence of the celebrated Green Vault...

Further information found at Becker's Wikipedia page.


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