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A bécsi oltár és az Esztergomi Múzeum fareliefjeinek történeti helyzete, Magyar Muvészet, Vol. 11, 1935, pp.223-8 [Trapp no.1935B.1]

J. Bodonyi, Enstehung und Bedeutung des Goldgrundes in der spätantiken Bildkomposition, Kritische Berichte zür Kunstgeschichtlichen Literatur, Vol. 5 (1932/3), 1935, pp.65-75 [Trapp no.1935D.1]

A Classical Quotation in Michael Angelo’s ‘Sacrifice of Noah’, Journal of the Warburg Institute, Vol. 1, 1937, pp.69 [Trapp no.1937A.1]

Goethe’s ‘Zueignung’ and Benivieni’s ‘Amore’ (originally published in German as a contribution to a festschrift for Fritz Saxl on the Completion of his 25th Year at the Warburg Institute), Journal of the Warburg Institute, Vol. 1, 1937-8, pp.331-9 [Trapp no.1937B(ENG).1]

(with Ernst Kris) The Principles of Caricature, British Journal of Medical Psychology, Vol. 17, 1938, pp.319-42 [Trapp no.1938A.1]

Art in education – 8: Some Trends and Experiments Abroad, The Listener, 22 September, 1939, pp.564-565 [Trapp no.1939.A1]

Art and Propaganda, The Listener, 7 December, 1939, pp.1118-20 [Trapp no.1939B.1]

Obituary of Julius von Schlosser, The Burlington Magazine, Vol. 74, 1939, pp.98-9 [Trapp no.1939C.1]

Portrait Painting and Portrait Photography, Apropos, A Series of Art Books, 3, London, Lund Humphries 1945, pp. 1-7 [Trapp no. 1945B.1]

A Classical ‘Rake’s Progress’, Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, Vol. 15, 1952, pp.255-6 [Trapp no.1952A.1]

Kunstliteratur, Atlantisbuch der Kunst: eine Enzyklopädie der bildenden Künste, Zurich, 1952, pp.665-679 [Trapp no.1952B(ENG).1]

The Open Society: A Comment, British Journal of Sociology, 3, pp. 358-60 [Trapp no.1952C.1]

The Emptying of Museums, The Burlington Magazine, Vol. 96, No. 611 (Feb., 1954), pp. 58+61 [No Trapp no.]

Obituary of Hans Tietze, The Burlington Magazine, Vol. 96, 1954, pp.289-90 [Trapp no.1954G.1]

L’influence des astres sur la culture de la Renaissance, Les Beaux Arts: L’Europe humaniste, 1954, pp.7 [Trapp no.1954C.1]

Obituary of Erica Tietze-Conrat, The Burlington Magazine, Vol. 101, 1959, pp.149 [Trapp no.unrecorded]

Erica Tietze-Conrat (1993-1958), College Art Journal, Vol. 18, 1959, pp.248 [Trapp no.1959B.1]

Vasari’s Lives and Cicero’s Brutus, Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, Vol. 23, 1960. [Trapp no.1960D.1]

(debate with participants) Cities, Courts and Artists The Third ‘Past and Present’ Conference, Past and Present, Vol. 19, 1961, pp.19-25 [Trapp no.1961B.1]

Illusions in Painting : a response to a letter in Discovery from Kenneth Adams, July, 1962. [Trapp no.1962F.1]

Alberto Avogadro’s Descriptions of the Badia of Fiesole and of the Villa of Careggi, Italia Medievale e Humanistica, Vol. 5, 1962, pp.217-29 [Trapp no.1962B.1]

Dark Varnishes: Variations on a Theme from Pliny, The Burlington Magazine, Feb., Vol. 104, No. 707, 1962, pp.51-55 [Trapp no.1962G.1]

A Grillparzer Anecdote, German Life and Letters, Vol. NS 16, 1962-3, pp.209-11 [Trapp no.1963D.1]

Controversial Methods and Methods of Controversy, The Burlington Magazine, Mar., Vol. 105, No. 720, 1963, pp.90-93 [Trapp no.1963C.1]

Exhibitionship, The Atlantic, Vol. 213, 1964, pp.77-8 [Trapp no.1964A.1]

Winston Churchill as Painter and Critic, The Atlantic, Vol. 215, 1965, pp.90-3 [Trapp no.1965G.1]

The Debate on Primitivism in Ancient Rhetoric, Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes., Vol. 29, 1966, pp.24-38 [Trapp no.1966B.1]

Reflections on teaching art history in art schools paper given, 4th January, 1966.

Celebrations in Venice of the Holy League and of the Victory of Lepanto in Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Art presented to Anthony Blunt, London, 1967, pp.62-8 [Trapp no.1967B.1]

Personification in R. R. Bolgar (ed.), Classical Influences in European Culture AD 500-1500, Cambridge, 1971, pp.247-57 [Trapp no.1971C.1]

(with Hayden White et al) Interview: Ernst Gombrich, Diacritics, Winter, Vol. 1 (2), 1971, pp.47-51.

(with Peter Burke) Ernst Gombrich discusses the concept of cultural history with Peter Burke, The Listener, 27th December, Vol. 90, 1973, pp.881-883 [Trapp no.1973G.1]

Topos and Topicality Annual Lecture of the Society for Renaissance Studies, delivered at University College, London, 10 January, 1975. [Trapp no.1974A.1]

The Renaissance: Period or Movement in JB Trapp (ed), Background to the English Renaissance: Introductory Lectures, 1974, pp.9-30 [Trapp no.1974D.1]

Foreword to Henrich Schäfer’s Principles of Egyptian Art, Oxford, 1974, pp.ix-x [Trapp no.1974G.1]

Bonaventura Berlinghieri’s Palmettes, Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, Vol. 39, 1976, pp.234-6 [Trapp no.1976C.1]

Exchange with Henri Zerner on The Sense of Order, The New York Review of Books, 27 September, Vol. 26 (14), 1979, pp.60-1 [Trapp no.1979J.1]

(with Paul Levinson) What I learned from Karl Popper, In Pursuit of Truth ed. Paul Levinson, Atlantic Highlands NJ, Humanities Press, and Brighton, Harvester Press, 1982, pp.203-20 [Trapp no.1982G.1]

Art History and Psychology in Vienna Fifty Years Ago, Art Journal, Vol. 44, 1984, pp.162-4 [Trapp no.1984D(ENG).1]

(Peregrine Horden ed.) The Symbol of the Veil: Psychological Reflections on Schiller’s Poetry, Freud and the Humanities, London, 1985, pp.75-109 [Trapp no.1985E.1]

The values of the Byzantine Tradition: A Documentary History of Goethe’s Response to the Boisserée Collection, The Documentary Image ed. G. P. Weisberg, L. S. Dixon, Rome, 1987. [Trapp no.1987F.1]

(with Michael Podro) Michael Podro in Conversation with Sir Ernst Gombrich, Apollo, 130 (December 1989), 37-38. [Trapp no. 1989Y.1]

Idea in the Theory of Art: Philosophy or Rhetoric?, Idea: VI Colloquia internazionale, Roma, 5-7 gennaio 1989: Lessico intellettuale europeo, Rome, 1990, pp.411-20 [Trapp no.1990D.1]

From Archaeology to Art History: Some Stages in the Rediscovery of the Romanesque, Icon to Cartoon: A Tribute to Sixten Ringbom (ed. M T Knapas & A Ringbom, Konsthistorika Studier, Vol. 16, 1990, pp.91-108 [Trapp no.1990B(ENG).1]

Traditión y Creatividad, Anales de Arquitectura., Universidad de Valladolid,, Vol. 2, 1990, pp.36-49 [Trapp no.1990N.1]

The Warburg Institute: A Personal Memoire, The Art Newspaper, 2 November, 1990, pp.9 [Trapp no.1990P.1]

(with Carlos Montes) Sir Ernst Gombrich. Interview with Carlos Montes, Composición Arquitectónica. Art & Architecture, Bilbao (Spain), June, Vol. 6, 1990, pp.125-136 [Trapp no.1990V.1]

Zum Geleit, Klaus Lepsky, Ernst Gombrich: Theorie und Methode, Vienna-Cologne, 1991, pp.9-13 [Trapp no.1991Q.1]

(with Sam Oakley), Gombrich- The Art of Criticism, Pulp Magazine (Manchester Polytechnic Student Union), No. 9, 1991-2, p. 14  [No Trapp number]

On Pride and Prejudice in the Arts Address to the Art and Architecture Group, London, June, Pentagram Papers, Vol. 26, 1992. [Trapp no.1992H.1]

(with Tom Phillips) The Shock of the New: Conversation with Tom Phillips in the Mantegna Exhibition, Royal Academy Magazine, Vol. 34, pp.50-4 [Trapp no.1992.K.1]

(with Martin Gayford) The Knowing Eye: Interview with Martin Gayford, Modern Painters, Vol. 5 (4), 1992, pp.68-71 [Trapp no.1992M.1]

Paper given on the Occasion of the Dedication of The Last Supper (after Leonardo), Magdalen College Occasional Paper, Magdalen College, Oxford, 10 March, Vol. 1, 1993, pp.7-19 [Trapp no.1993C.1]

Recognising the World: Pissarro at the R. A., Royal Academy Magazine, Summer, Vol. 39, 1993, pp.33 [Trapp no.1993.G.1]

Tribute to Colin Cherry given at Imperial College, London, January, 1995.

Press statement on The Story of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 22nd September, 1995.

Art Is Long. . . ., Leonardo, Vol. 28 (4), 1995. [Trapp no.1995C.1]

(with David Carrier) , THE BIG PICTURE: David Carrier talks with Ernst Gombrich, Art Forum, Vol. 34 (6), 1996, pp.66-9, 106, 109.

A Passage from a Chinese Poet, Kent Kleinman and Leslie van Duzer, eds., Rudolph Arnheim: Revealing Vision, Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, 1997, pp.96-7 [Trapp no.1997G.1]

The Visual Arts in Vienna c. 1900; Reflections on the Jewish Catastrophe, Austrian Cultural Institute, Occasions, The Austrian Cultural Institute London, 17.11.96, Vol. 1, pp.40 [Trapp no.1997C.1]

Art History and the Republic of Learning Address delivered on the occasion of the conferment of an honorary degree at the Complutensian University, Madrid, Biuletyn Historii Sztuki, Vol. 59, 1997, pp.177-9 [Trapp no.1997D.1]

(with Jill Tilden) Viollet le-Duc’s ‘Histoire d’un dessinature’, Discovering Child Art (ed. Jonathan Fineberg), Princeton, 1998, pp.56-69 [Trapp no.1995 G(ENG).1]

A Note Further to the Drawing of Bicycles, Perception, Vol. 28, 1999, pp.801 [Trapp no.1999D.1]

Interview with Deutsches Allgemeines Sonntagsblatt, 26th March, 1999.

Aby Warburg: His Aims and Methods: An Anniversary LectureJournal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, 62, 1999 (published 2000), pp. 268-82

Sleeper Awake! A Literary Parallel to Michelangelo’s Drawing of the Dream of Human Life, Festschrift für Konrad Oberhuber, ed. Achim Gnann and Heinz Widauer, Milan, Electra, 2000, pp.130-2 [Trapp no.2000B.1]

(& response by Humphrey Tonkin) Wooden ‘0’ [Shakespeare, Henry V, Prologue, line 13], Times Literary Supplement – Letters, 10 March, 2000. [Trapp no.2000E.1]

Sobre la interpretación de la obra de arte. El qué, el por qué y el cómo (with English abstract), RA. Revista de Arquitectura, Universidad de Navarra, junio, Vol. 5, 2003, pp.13-20.

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