14 January 2022 / Leiden

This week saw the publication of the trade edition of the PhD-thesis of our co-editor of Delineavit et Sculpsit Joyce Zelen, Jacoba Lugt-Klever Research Fellow at the RKD in The Hague and the Fondation Custodia in Paris. Her book Blinded by Curiosity. The Collector-Dealer Hadriaan Beverland (1650-1716) and his Radical Approach to the Printed Image explores a phenomenon in the history of print collecting that has never been extensively investigated: the cutting and pasting of prints in the Early Modern period, focusing on the colourful Dutch classical scholar and libertine Hadriaan Beverland (1650-1716).

For more information and orders, please visit the website of the publisher, Primavera Pers.

Charles M. Rosenberg, Rembrandt’s Religious Prints. The Feddersen Collection at the Snite Museum of Art, 2017

1 February 2018 | University of Notre Dame

Rembrandt’s etchings in The Feddersen Collection at the Snite Museum, are made widely available in a lavishly illustrated volume. Building on the contributions of earlier Rembrandt scholars, Charles M. Rosenberg illuminates each of the 70 religious prints through detailed background information on the artist’s career as well as the historical, religious, and artistic impulses informing their creation.

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15 December 2017 | The Hague

Issue 42 of our periodical includes (p. 105) a short contribution by print specialist Ad Stijnman, ‘Terms in print addresses. Abbreviations and phrases on printed images 1500-1900’, referring to a pdf document with an updated version of Appendix 3 in his Ph.D. thesis Engraving and Etching 1400–2000. A History of the Development of Manual Intaglio Printmaking Processes (2002), with a reference to our website. 

Click here to see the document.

Yvonne Bleyerveld & Ilja M. Veldman, The Netherlandish Drawings of the 16th Century in Teylers Museum, Leiden (Primavera Pers) 2016

The collection of drawings in Teylers Museum has an international reputation. This publication is part of a series of collection catalogues wich includes volumes on Italian drawings of the 15th and 16th century, Dutch drawings dating from 1575-1630 and those from 1740-1800. The catalogue describes the 257 Netherlandish drawings by artists born before 1581. The most important group consists of no fewer than 125 sheets by Hendrick Goltzius; the largest collection of his drawings in the world. Other artists incuded in this catalogue are, among others, Jacques de Gheyn II, Joannes Stradanus, Abraham Bloemaert, Jacob Matham, Mathijs and Paul Bril, Karel van Mander, Maerten de Vos, Dick Crabeth, Pieter Aertsen, Pieter Cornelisz Kunst, Jan Swart van Groningen and Pieter Coecke van Aelst, The texts are written by professor emerita Ilja M. Veldman and dr Yvonne Bleyerveld, with contributions by dr. Michiel Plomp and dr. Bert Schepers.

296 pag., c. 250 ill. in full colour, bound
ISBN 978-90-5997-228-5
price: €49.50

For more information, see the Primavera Press website.

Rembrandt, Rampart near the Bulwark beside the St. Anthonispoort, Amsterdam, c. 1648-52.

Jane Shoaf Turner and Robert Jan te Rijdt (ed.), Amsterdam (Rijksmuseum) 2015

John and Marine Fentener van Vlissingen have brought together an impressive collection of landscape drawings by Dutch and Flemish artists during fifty years of collecting. The Rijksmuseum is presenting an extensive selection of 115 masterpieces from this collection. The drawings range from Amsterdam and Utrecht to popular destinations for artists such as Italy, France and England and to exotic locations such as North and South Africa. Highlights include the Amsterdam landscapes of Rembrandt (1606-1669) and Jacob van Ruisdael (1628/29-1682). The Home and Abroad exhibition can be seen from 5 June to 21 September 2015 in the Philips Wing of the Rijksmuseum and from 30 January to 30 April 2016 in the Fondation Custodia in Paris.

No ISBN | 273 pp. | €39,95

For much more information, see the museum’s press release