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Parution : Adam Sammut, “Rubens and the Dominican Church in Antwerp”, Leyde, Brill, 2023

This book is about the Dominican church in Antwerp (today St Paul’s). It is structured around three works of art, made or procured by Peter Paul Rubens: the Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary cycle (in situ), Caravaggio’s Rosary Madonna (Vienna) and the Wrath of Christ high altarpiece (Lyon). Within the artist’s lifetime, the church and monastery were completely rebuilt, creating one of the most spectacular sacred spaces in Northern Europe. The author reconceptualises early modern churches as theatres of political economy,...

Parution : Marlise Rijks, « Collections in Early Modern Antwerp. Catalysts of Innovation », Turnhout, Brepols, 2022

Paintings, drawings, prints, maps, jewels, gems, statuettes, medals, exotica, antiquities, dried animals, shells, corals, and scientific instruments. All these objects and more were on display in collectors’ cabinets in Early Modern Antwerp. This book tells the story of the collections of artists and artisans, who stood at the centre of and shaped the city’s cultural life. In their double roles as maker-collectors, they put a strong mark on the culture of collecting. The culture of...

Parution : Bruno Blondé et Jeroen Puttevils (dir.), Antwerp in the Renaissance, Turnhout, Brepols, 2020

Antwerp in the Renaissance offers new research results and fresh perspectives on the economic, cultural, and social history of the Antwerp metropolis in the sixteenth century. This book engages with Antwerp in the Renaissance. Bringing together several specialists of sixteenth-century Antwerp, it offers new research results and fresh perspectives on the economic, cultural and social history of the metropolis in the sixteenth century. Recurrent themes are the creative ways in which the Italian renaissance was...

Colloque : “Artistic relations between Antwerp and Genoa, 1550-1650”, Rubenianum, Anvers, 20 septembre 2019

Antwerp and Genoa share a similar history as important trade centres in the early modern period. The Rubenianum is pleased to announce a symposium on September 20th about the artistic connections between Antwerp and Genoa in the late 16th and early 17th centuries.   Friday 20 September 2019 – 09:00 Individual visitors A select number of specialists will present papers on the many connections between the harbour cities, including an active art trade, Genoese patronage...

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