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Appel à contribution : « The Material Culture of Magnificence in Early Modern Cities », San Juan, The Renaissance Society of America, 9-11 mars 2023, date limite le 25 juin 2022

This session proposes to study the material culture of magnificence in early modern cities as a specific topic. Magnificentia, by its definition as a virtue, is very much concerned with the individual. By making appropriate expenditures to create grand works, the individual manifests his or her virtuousness, thus making it visible to a broader community. This manifestation occurs on multiple scales; in clothing, coachwork, tombs, city palaces, churches, as well as the design of urban space....

Parution : Meghan Doherty, « Engraving Accuracy in Early Modern England. Visual Communication and the Royal Society », Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press, 2022

The book traces major concepts including: the creation of the visual effects of accuracy through careful action and training; the development of visual judgment and connoisseurship; the role of a network in the production of knowledge; balancing readers’ expectations with representational conventions; and the effects of acts of collecting on the creation and circulation of knowledge. On the one hand, this study uncovers that approaches to knowledge production were different in the seventeenth century, as...

Parution : Robert Tittler, « Painting for a Living in Tudor and Early Stuart England », Suffolk, Boydell & Brewer, 2022

Examines the often overlooked political, social, and economic contexts in which painters in Tudor and Early Stuart England lived and worked. While famous artists such as Holbein, Rubens, or Van Dyck are all known for their creative periods in England or their employment at the English court, they still had to make ends meet, as did the less well-known practitioners of their craft. This book, by one of the leading historians of Tudor and Stuart...

Appel à contribution : « Close Encounters. Cross-Cultural Exchange between the Low Countries and Britain, 1500–1800 », La Haye, RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History, 22 septembre 2022, date limite le 1er mars 2022

The risks and challenges of migration are of compelling interest today. Over the last thirty years, research on early modern artists’ migration and on cultural exchange between the Low Countries and Britain has advanced rapidly, and has addressed many themes. The Dutch and Flemish artists’ communities in London, and the careers of individual artists at the English/British and Scottish courts, in particular, have received attention, as has the history of the collecting of Netherlandish art...

Exposition : « Pen to Brush. British Drawings and Watercolours », Londres, The Courtauld Gallery, 19 novembre 2021-27 février 2022

Pen to Brush, the opening display in the dedicated Gilbert and Ildiko Butler Drawings Gallery, will feature highlights from The Courtauld’s remarkable collection of British drawings and watercolours. They range from one of the earliest and smallest works in the collection, a pen and ink drawing by Isaac Oliver measuring just 47 x 59 mm (around 1565-1617), to Henry Moore’s powerful wartime Shelter Drawing (1942). Works from the ‘golden age’ of British watercolour include examples by J.M.W....

Parution : Julie Farguson, « Visualising Protestant Monarchy. Ceremony, Art and Politics after the Glorious Revolution (1689-1714) », Woodbridge, Boydell Press, 2021

The first comprehensive, comparative study of the visual culture of monarchy in the reigns of William and Mary and Queen Anne. This book provides the first comprehensive, comparative study of the visual culture of monarchy in the reigns of William and Mary and Queen Anne. It makes innovative use of material evidence and new primary sources to re-evaluatethe practice of kingship and queenship to produce an original interpretation of the British monarchy during a period...

Parution : Christopher White, « Anthony Van Dyck and the Art of Portraiture », New Haven, Yale University Press, 2021

In this sumptuously illustrated volume, eminent art historian Sir Christopher White places the portraiture of renowned Flemish painter Anthony Van Dyck (1599–1641) in context among the work of his contemporaries working in and around the courts of seventeenth-century Europe. Van Dyck’s artistic development is charted through his travels, beginning in his native Antwerp, then to England, Italy, Brussels, the Hague, and back again. Combining historical insights with a discerning appreciation of the work, White brings...

Conférence en ligne : Art, Architecture and Reputation Management in Early Fourteenth-Century England, Londres, The Courtauld, le 17 février 2021 à 17h

This is a live online event. Please register for more details. The platform and log in details will be sent to attendees at least 48 hours before the event. Please note that registration closes 30 minutes before the event start time. If you have not received the log in details or have any further queries, please contact researchforum@courtauld.ac.uk. One’s good name or fama was of great importance in medieval society. Medievalists have long recognised that...

Parution : Timothy Schroder, « ‘A Marvel to Behold’: Gold and Silver at the Court of Henry VIII », Woodbridge, Boydell Press, 2020

Bringing the existence and significance of the lost riches of Henry VIII back to life, this book sheds new light on Henrician and Tudor court culture. Henry VIII amassed the most spectacular collection of gold and silver of any British monarch. Plate and jewels were hugely prominent in medieval and Renaissance courts and played an essential role in dynastic marriages and diplomacy as well as in cementing the bonds between king and court. Ranging from...

Parution : Catharine MacLeod, Alexander Marr, « Elizabethan and Jacobean Miniature Paintings in Context », Londres, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and Yale Center for British Art, 2020

The essays in this special issue arose in part from a two-day international conference on Nicholas Hilliard and Isaac Oliver, sponsored by the Paul Mellon Centre and the University of Cambridge, and hosted by the National Portrait Gallery to coincide with the exhibition Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver (2019). We convened the conference because we felt the time was right for a reappraisal of the English portrait miniature in context, providing an opportunity...

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