19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century, Spring 2019 issue

'19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century' is proud to announce that the spring 2019 issue is now live at https://www.19.bbk.ac.uk. ‘Old Masters, Modern Women’ is the result of collaboration between Birkbeck, University of London and the National Gallery, London and is co-edited by Maria Alambritis, Susanna Avery-Quash, and Hilary Fraser. One of 19’s largest issues, it brings to new prominence the nineteenth-century women who looked at art, and thought and wrote about it.

This issue also inaugurates a new section, '19 Live', edited by Victoria Mills, dedicated to discussing recent exhibitions, events, and performances with a nineteenth-century focus https://www.19.bbk.ac.uk/collections/special/19-live/

Table of Contents ('Old Masters, Modern Women'):

Preface: Gabriele Finaldi

Introduction: Maria Alambritis, Susanna Avery-Quash, and Hilary Fraser


Isabelle Baudino, ‘"Nothing seems to have escaped her": British Women Travellers as Art Critics and Connoisseurs (1775–1825)'

Caroline Palmer, ‘"A revolution in art": Maria Callcott on Poussin, Painting, and the Primitives'

Susanna Avery-Quash, 'Illuminating the Old Masters and Enlightening the British Public: Anna Jameson and the Contribution of British Women to Empirical Art History in the 1840s'

Susanna Avery-Quash, 'Postscript to "Illuminating the Old Masters and Enlightening the British Public"

Zahira Véliz Bomford, 'Navigating Networks in the Victorian Age: Mary Philadelphia Merrifield’s Writing on the Arts'

Julie Sheldon, 'Lady Eastlake and the Characteristics of the Old Masters'

Patricia Rubin, 'George Eliot, Lady Eastlake, and the Humbug of Old Masters'

Maria Alambritis, ‘"Such a pleasant little sketch […] of this irritable artist": Julia Cartwright and the Reception of Andrea Mantegna in Late Nineteenth-Century Britain'

Hilary Fraser, 'Writing Cosmopolis: The Cosmopolitan Aesthetics of Emilia Dilke and Vernon Lee'

Ilaria Della Monica, 'Mary Berenson and The Guide to the Italian Pictures at Hampton Court'

Jonathan K. Nelson, 'An Unpublished Essay by Mary Berenson, "Botticelli and his Critics" (1894–95)'

Tiffany L. Johnston, 'Maud Cruttwell and the Berensons: "A preliminary canter to an independent career"'

Francesco Ventrella, 'Writing Under Pressure: Maud Cruttwell and the Old Master Monograph'

Imogen Tedbury, 'Collaboration and Correction: Re-examining the Writings of Lucy Olcott Perkins, "a lady resident in Siena"’

Meaghan Clarke, 'Women in the Galleries: New Angles on Old Masters in the Late Nineteenth Century'

Lene Østermark-Johansen, ‘"This will be a popular picture": Giovanni Battista Moroni’s Tailor and the Female Gaze'

Biographical Section: Edited by Diane Apostolos-Cappadona

Bibliography: Edited by Maria Alambritis

'19 Live':

Herb Sussman, 'Reflections on 19 Live'

Susanna Avery-Quash, Letizia Treves, and Francesca Whitlum-Cooper, '[In]Visible: Paintings by Women Artists in the National Gallery, London: An Interview with Letizia Treves and Francesca Whitlum-Cooper'

Emma Merkling, 'Review of "Annie Swynnerton: Painting Light and Hope", Manchester Art Gallery'

Maria Alambritis, 'Review of "Christiana Herringham: Artist, Campaigner, Collector", Royal Holloway, Emily Wilding Davison Building'

Susanna Avery-Quash and Emma O’Toole, ‘"[In]Visible: Irish Women Artists from the Archives": An Interview with Emma O’Toole'

TOC: 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century, Spring 2019 issue. In: ArtHist.net, Jun 10, 2019 (accessed Jul 5, 2020), <https://arthist.net/archive/21036>.

Contributor: Emma Merkling

Contribution published: Jun 10, 2019

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