Trading Paintings and Painters’ Materials (Copenhagen, 21-22 Jun 18)

Copenhagen, The National Museum of Denmark, Ny Vestergade 10, June 21 - 22, 2018

Trading Paintings and Painters' Materials 1550-1800
A two-day Technical Art History conference

The focus of the conference will be on the emerging international markets and their implications for the artistic production in Early Modern Europe (1550-1800), in particular in relation to the trade in paintings and artists' materials.

Please visit the conference website for information and registration: https://www.cats-cons.dk/conference-2018/


PROGRAM

Thursday 21 June

08.30-09.15 Registration and Coffee/Tea
09.15-09.25 Welcome and introduction to the conference

Key-note speaker
09.25-09.55
Sandra van Ginhoven (Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles)
Flemish Dealers and a Booming Transatlantic Art Trade in the Seventeenth Century


Session 1

09.55-10.20
Maite Jover (El Prado National Museum, Madrid)
Imported Wood in Sixteenth Century South Spanish Panel Painting: The case of Luis de Morales Workshop

10.20-10.45
Anna Koopstra (Independent scholar, The Netherlands)
Trading Places, Making Paintings: Hendrik van Steenwijck the Younger and the Exchange in Artists' Materials

10.45-11.10
Isabel Wagner, Julia Brandt & Corinna Gramatke (National Museum & Bavarian State Office, Munich)
The Polychrome Wooden Sculptures of the Jesuit Reductions in Paraguay: Technical Study

11.10-11.40 Coffee break


Session 2

11.40-12.05
Katarina Bartur & Irena Radic Rossi (University of Zadar)
Archaeological Evidence of the Activity of the Venetian Vendecolori: The Case of Gnalić Shipwreck

12.05-12.30
Anne Haack Christensen (Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen)
Mercantilism, Monopolies and Materials: Trading Painters' Supplies in 17th Century Denmark

12.30-12.55
Ingalill Nyström & Anders Assis (Gothenburg University and Ljusdalsbygdens Museum, Hälsingland)
Trade with Pigments, Dyes and Binders in Hälsingland 1700-1800

12.55-13.05 Sponsor talk

13.05-14.30 Lunch break


Session 3

14.30-14.55
Forough Sajadi (PhD candidate, University of Warsaw)
Jan Luicassen Hasselt: A Flemish painter in Isfahan

14.55-15.20
Lisa Wiersma (PhD candidate, Utrecht University)
Painting by Numbers: Towards a Standard Approach to Painting Still-Lifes

15.20-15.45
Angela Jager (Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen)
Quantity over Quality? Netherlandish Paintings in a Danish Private Collection

15.45-16.15 Coffee break

16.15-17.30
Walk to the boat and tour to The Royal Cast Collection, "The Westindian Warehouse"

17.30-18.50 Reception at The Royal Cast Collection

18.50-19.30
Walk to the boat and tour to The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design, and Conservation, Holmen

19.30 - Conference dinner at The Royal Danish Academy (optional upon pre-registration and payment)


Friday 22 June

09.15-09.25
Welcome

Key-note speaker
09.25-09.55
Jo Kirby Atkinson (formerly at the National Gallery, London)
Painting in a Wider World: Developments in the Trade in Painters' Materials


Session 4

09.55-10.20
Elsa Dikkes (Independent scholar, The Netherlands)
The Van Doordt Family: Traveling Goldsmiths and the Diversity of Skills in Sixteenth-Century Antwerp, London and Copenhagen

10.20-10.45
Jacob Simon (National Portrait Gallery, London)
London, 1600-1800: Trading Artists' Materials in Europe, Trading Worldwide

10.45-11.10
Pierre-Olivier Ouellet (Université du Québec, Montréal)
The Eclectic Market of Art Materials in Quebec at the End of the Eighteenth Century: A Study from the Canadian Artist François Baillairgé's Journal (1784-1800)

11.10-11.40 Coffee break


Session 5

11.40-12.05
Moorea Hall-Aquitania (Mauritshuis, The Hague)
Efficienza e Unione: Practical Considerations for Using Colored Grounds in Sixteenth-Century Italy

12.05-12.30
Rozemarijn Landsman (Columbia University, New York)
Smudges, Sponges and Seventeenth-Century Dutch Painting

12.30-12.55
Kari Rayner (National Gallery of Art, Washington)
Found in Translation: Exploring Dutch Influence on Eighteenth-Century British Landscape Painting

12.55-13.05 Sponsor talk

13.05-14.30 Lunch break


Session 6

14.30-14.55
Giulia De Vivo et al (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam)
"Egyptian Blue" Pigment in the Rijksmuseum's "Adoration of the Magi" by Garofalo: Availability of an Unusual Pigment in XVI Century Ferrara

14.55-15.20
Sheila Barker (Jane Fortune Research Program, Florence)
The Trade in Ultramarine Blue at the Florentine Court of the Medici Grand Dukes

15.20-15.45
Erma Hermens & Barbara Berri (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam and National Gallery of Art, Washington)
Trading and Exchanging: Coloured Glass on the Sixteenth and Seventeenth-Century Easel Painters' Palette

15.45-15.55 Wrapping up conference
15.55-16.30 Refreshments and goodbye

Reference:
CONF: Trading Paintings and Painters’ Materials (Copenhagen, 21-22 Jun 18). In: ArtHist.net, Apr 19, 2018 (accessed Nov 20, 2019), <https://arthist.net/archive/17897>.

Contributor: Angela Jager

Contribution published: Apr 19, 2018

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