10 January 2003 | Oxford – Edinburgh

As from 10 February 2003 Christopher Baker, alumnus and assistant curator in the Christ Church Picture Gallery, has been appointed senior curator of prints and drawings in The National Gallery of Scotland in Edinburgh.

21 November 2002 | Utrecht – Groningen

Michiel Plomp (44), associate curator in the Department of Prints and Drawings of TheMetropolitan Museum of Art in New York received his Ph.D. at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. His doctoral thesis on collecting of drawings in Holland in the 18th century, titled “Een voortreffelyke Liefhebberye”. Het verzamelen van tekeningen door voorname liefhebbers in de Republiek en later het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden, 1732-1833 (2 vols.), was supervised bij Prof.Dr. Henk van Veen.  Read More

2 November 2002 | Cologne

Peter Paul Rubens: the Roman drawings after antique sculpture
A specialist seminar on the three hitherto unknown drawings by Rubens, copies after antique sculpture, which were recently discovered in the Print Room of the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum – Fondation Corboud, organized by this recently enlarged museum and the Wetenschappelijke Onderzoeksgemeenschap Vlaamse Renaissance- en Barokkunst (based in Leuven and Antwerp). Several specialists in the field of Flemish Old Master Drawings will be present, among whom Prof. Hans Vlieghe, Prof. Müller-Hofstede, Dr. Anne-Marie Logan, Dr. Büttner and Dr. Heinen. For more information contact the organizers.


7 September 2002 | Rotterdam

The Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam (Netherlands) has appointed Dr. Albert J. Elen (47) as successor to senior curator Bram Meij, who will retire on 1 May next year. This will be the third successive curatorship for Albert Elen, who studied art history and received his PhD at the University of Leiden, worked at the Dutch Royal Library and the Netherlands Office for Arts and at present is deputy chief inspector of cultural heritage at the Netherlands Ministry of Education, Culture and Science in The Hague. Albert Elen will head the Boijmans Print Room as from 1 October next.


21 July 2002 | Leiden

The Print Room of Leiden University will leave its magnificent location on the Rapenburg 65. The historic 18th-century building on Holland’s most beautiful canal, where Pieter de la Court van der Voort, patron of the …

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