Heinrich Wilhelm Schultz (1808–1855), was the longtime director of the antiques and art collection of Dresden.
His major work was posthumous: Denkmaeler der Kunst des Mittelalters in Unteritalien (1860)
The work was commissioned by his relatives from the huge amount of work carried out by Schultz prior to his death It was completed by Ferdinand von Quast
His study of Southern Italian churches was lavishly illustrated by engravings of his drawings.
His extensive knowledge was based on journeys to Italy from 1831 to 1842 and again from 1846 to 1847
His work is one of the foundations of the Italian art history of the Mezzogiorno
It is from looking at his drawings that we can truly appreciate the greatness of the works being depicted
Here are some of his studies of the Cathedral of Trani in Puglia. It is an example of Pugliese Romanesque. The Church is dedicated to San Nicholas the Pilgrim