1 November 2020 / Utrecht

The Association of Dutch Art Historians (VNK) has bestowed Dr. Joyce Zelen with the prestigious Jan van Gelder Prize for her PhD thesis Blinded by Curiosity: The Collector-Dealer Hadriaan Beverland (1650-1716) and His Radical Approach to the Printed Image, which she defended at Radboud University, Nijmegen, in 2019. This biannual prize is awarded to a young and promising art historian as an incentive to further pursue his or her career. For more information (in Dutch), including the jury’s report, see the VNK website.
We are proud to say the prize winner is a co-editor of our periodical Delineavit et Sculpsit. Congratulations Joyce!

9 September 2020 / Rotterdam

The Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is seeking a Curator of Drawings (1400-2000), as a successor to senior curator of P&D Dr. Albert Elen, who will retire in the Spring of 2021. It is one of three vacancies for curators at the Rotterdam museum. 

See the job description on the museum’s website for more information and to apply. The deadline for applications is 28 September 2020. 

8 September 2020 / The Hague-Leiden

Dr. Yvonne Bleyerveld, Senior Curator of Drawings and Prints at the Netherlands Institute for Art History (RKD) in The Hague – and a former co-editor of our periodical Delineavit et Sculpsit – has been bestowed an extraordinary professorship in Works of Art on Paper & Parchment at the University of Leiden. She will combine both positions. Congratulations Yvonne!

29 January 2020 | Rotterdam 

The title page of the 51-sheets Odyssey series, dated 1694 and published by Charles Dumas in the latest issue of our periodical has been acquired at auction by the Boijmans. While the issue was being distributed worldwide this drawing unexpectedly turned up in the OMD sale at Sotheby’s in New York on 29 January. It now fills a gap in the collection of the museum, which still had no drawing by the hague artist Mattheus Terwesten (1670-1757). For a full description you are referred to the article.

1 November 2019 / Haarlem

Terry van Druten started his new position of Chief Curator of the Art Collections at the Teylers Museum, Haarlem, on 1 October 2019. He is the successor of dr. Michiel Plomp, who goes on early retirement, after 13 years of service. Terry has been curator under Michiel for some ten years and is succeeded himself by Marleen Ram, who comes over from the Rijksmuseum printroom on 1 November 2019. Delineavit et Sculpsit is especially pleased because Marleen joined the editorial board earlier this year, and we now also have a curator of the Teylers Museum with us, a long cherished wish.