Netherlands Yearbook for History of Art / Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek 62 (2012)

Netherlands Yearbook for History of Art / Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek 62 (2012) : Meaning in Materials: Netherlandish Art, 1400-1800

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This volume of the Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek highlights important links between visual and material culture. The essays written by a number of international, renowned scholars approach a variety of materials in their particular historical, cultural and technological settings, uncovering new and surprising meanings in alabaster, oil paint, glass, wood, stone, copper, ebony, paper, and snow.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 296 pages
  • 196.85 x 260.35 x 25.4mm | 1,230g
  • Leiden, Netherlands
  • English, French
  • Bilingual edition
  • Bilingual
  • 9004261397
  • 9789004261396
  • 3,092,613

Table of contents

Table of Contents

Ann-Sophie Lehmann, How materials make meaning
Michele Tomasi, Materiaux, techniques, commanditaires et espaces. Le systeme des retables a la chartreuse de Champmol
Kim Woods, The Master of Rimini and the tradition of alabaster carving in the early fifteenth-century Netherlands
Aleksandra Lipinska, Alabastrum, id est, corpus hominis. Alabaster in the Low Countries, a cultural history
Koenraad Jonckheere, Images of stone. The physicality of art and the image debates in the sixteenth century
Ralph Dekoninck, Between denial and exaltation. The material of the miraculous images of the Virgin in the Southern Netherlands during the seventeenth century
Thijs Weststeijn, The gender of colors in Dutch art theory
Nadja Baadj, A world of materials in a cabinet without drawers: Reframing Jan van Kessel's The four parts of the world
Martha Moffitt Peacock, Paper as power. Carving a niche for the female artist in the work of Joanna Koerten
Frits Scholten, Malleable marble. The Antwerp snow sculptures of 1772
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About Ann-Sophie Lehmann

Ann-Sophie Lehmann, associate professor at the Department for Media & Culture Studies at Utrecht University, has published wideley on artistic materials and the representation of creative practices in early modern and contemporary visual culture. In 2013 she was a Getty Scholar.

Dr. Frits Scholten is senior curator of sculpture at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam since 1993 and he holds a chair in the History of Art at the Amsterdam Free University. He has published widely on Northern European sculpture and decorative arts.

H. Perry Chapman, Professor of Art History at the University of Delaware, has published widely on aspects of seventeenth-century Dutch art, including self-portraiture, artistic identity, and the artist's studio. She is former editor-in-chief of The Art Bulletin.
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