Journal of Art Historiography, No. 21, December 2019

Journal of Art Historiography, Number 21, December 2019


General Articles

Eric Garberson (Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond), ‘Architectural history in the architecture academy: Wilhelm Stier (1799-1856) at the Bauakademie and Allgemeine Bauschule in Berlin’ 21/EG1

Jan-Ivar Lindén (Heidelberg and Helsinki), ‘Lived and grasped experience in the aesthetics of Lars-Ivar Ringbom’ 21/J-IL1

Csilla Markója, (Institute of Art History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), ‘The young Arnold Hauser and the Sunday Circle: the publication of Hauser’s estate preserved in Hungary’ 21/CM1

Ianick Takaes (Columbia University), ‘“A Tract for the Times” – Edgar Wind’s 1960 Reith Lectures’ 21/IT1

Deodáth Zuh (Institute of Philosophy of Research Centre for the Humanities in Budapest), ‘The uncanny concept of Mannerism: A review of Arnold Hauser’s book on the origins of modern art, and its professional background’ 21/DZ1


The influence of the Vienna School of Art History before and after 1918 – Part 1

Petr Kubík and Tomáš Murár (Czech Academy of Sciences), ‘Conference report’, 21/PKTM1

Wojciech Bałus (Jagiellonian University), ‘The place of the Vienna school of art history in Polish art historiography of the interwar period’ 21/WB1

Dubravka Botica (University of Zagreb), ‘Baroque Art in Croatia and the Vienna School of Art History’ 21/DB1

Peter Gillgren (Stockholm University), ‘Felix Horb: Notes in the margins of Max Dvořák, Hans Sedlmayr and Erwin Panofsky’ 21/PG1

Josef Strzygowski, ‘Das Problem der persischen Kunst’, a translation edited with an introduction by Yuka Kadoi (University of Vienna) 21/YK1

Katja Mahnič (University of Ljubljana), ‘Josip Mantuani, First Slovenian student at the Vienna School of Art History and his long obscurity within Slovenian art historiography’ 21/KM1

Tomáš Murár (Czech Academy of Sciences), ‘Oldřich Stefan’s amplification of the Vienna School of Art History’ 21/TM1


A tribute to Charles W. Haxthausen: The Resonant Object

Amy K. Hamlin (St Catherine University) and Robin Schuldenfrei (Courtauld Institute), ‘Introduction: the resonant object’ 21/AHRS1

Graham Bader (Rice University), ‘Kurt Schwitters’ resonant objects: matter and politics in early Merz’ 21/GB1

Victoria Sancho Lobis (Independent), ‘At home in the encyclopaedic museum? Viceregal Latin American Art and its disruptive potential’ 21/VSL1

Robert Slifkin (Institute of Fine Arts, NYU), ‘On Dennis Oppenheim’s marionette theatre’ 21/RS1

Rebecca Uchill (Universityof Dartmouth), ‘What matters? Returning to perplexity with spurse at the Indianapolis Museum of Art’ 21/RU1



Giuseppe Barbieri (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice) ‘Immagini e parole: a new Italian collection of essays by E.H. Gombrich, brings a significant contribution to a seventy-year long debate in Italy and abroad’. Review of: Immagini e parole by Ernst H. Gombrich, edited by Lucio Biasiori, Roma: Carocci Editore, collana “Saggi” 2019, 224 p., 73 b. & w. illus., 20.40 €, ISBN 9788843086115 21/GB1

David Cast (Bryn Mawr), ‘Vasari’s words’. Review of: Douglas Biow, Vasari’s Words: The Lives of the Artists as a History of Ideas in the Italian Renaissance, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge 2018, pp. 256, 41 b/w illus. ISBN9781108472050 (hbk). 21/DC1

Talinn Grigor (University of California, Davis), ‘The Return of the Orient oder Rom’. Review of: Orient oder Rom? History and Reception of a Historiographical Myth (1901-1970) edited by Ivan Foletti and Francesco Lovino, Roma: Viella and Masaryk University 2018, 184 pages,62 b/w illustrations, € 35,00, ISBN: 9788833131047 21/TG1

Ricardo De Mambro Santos ((Willamette), ‘The fabric of evidence: reconstructing the history of Leonardo’s Trattato della pittura and rethinking the narratives of its reception since the sixteenth century’. Review of: The Fabrication of Leonardo da Vinci’s Trattato della pittura with a scholarly edition of the editio princeps (1651) and an annotated English translation, edited by Claire Farago, Janis Bell and Carlo Vecce, with a foreword by Martin Kemp, Leiden and Boston: Brill 2018, ISBN 9789004353787 e-book, ISBN 9789004353756 hardback, 2 vols, 1303 pages, b/w and colour ill. 21/RDMS1

Stefan Muthesius (University of East Anglia), ‘Modernism and, or versus traditionalism: the work of the Wagnerschűler Leopold Bauer’. Review of: Jindřich Vybiral, Leopold Bauer, Häretiker der modernen Architektur 1872-1938, Basel: Birkhäuser 2018, English Summary, 548 pp., 350 b/w illustrations, 120 colour illustrations, ISBN 978 3 0356 130 62 21/SM1

Elizabeth A. Pergam (Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York), ‘The persistence of national identity in the international art market’. Review of: Art Crossing Borders: The Internationalisation of the Art Market in the Age of Nation States, 1750-1914, edited by Jan Dirk Baetens and Dries Lyna, Amsterdam: Brill 2019, 351 pp. and 45 full-colour ill., EUR 127.00 hdbk, ISBN 978-90-04-29199-7 21/EP1

Daniela del Pesco (Università Roma Tre), ‘The Italian Renaissance in the nineteenth century: revision, revival and return’. Review of: The Italian Renaissance in the Nineteenth Century. Revision, Revival and Return, edited by Lina Bolzoni and Alina Payne, I Tatti Research Series, 1, Harvard University Press-Officina Libraria, Milan 2018, 554 pp., paperback, 17 x 24 cm (6-3/4 x 9-1/2 inches), 105 colour illus., 29 photos, 39,00 € (texts in Italian and English), ISBN 9780674981027 21/DdP1

Arnold Witte (University of Amsterdam and the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome), ‘German Baroque and ‘Sonderrokoko’: canonising and ‘nationalising’ the arts in Germany during the long nineteenth century’. Review of: Ute Engel – Stil und Nation. Barockforschung und deutsche Kunstgeschichte (ca. 1830-1930), Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink 2018, 798 pp, hbk, € 128,- ISBN 978-3-7705-5492-8 21/AW1



Juliana Barone and Susanna Avery-Quash, Leonardo in Britain Collections and Historical Reception, edited by Biblioteca Leonardiana. Studi e Documenti, vol. 7, 2019, cm 17 x 24, xlvi-456 pp. con 56 tavv. a colori f.t. ISBN: 9788822266248 € 55,25 21/JBSA-Q1

Stefaniia Demchuk (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine), ‘Putting iconology in the plural’. Conference report on: ‘Iconologies. Global Unity or/and Local Diversities in Art History’, 23 – 25 May 2019, The National Museum in Cracow and Institute of Art History, Jagiellonian University, Cracow 21/SD1

Meital Shai (Independent), The Cosmos at Home. The Fresco Cycle of Villa Grimani Molin at Fratta Polesine, Turin: Silvio Zamorani editore 2019, 384pp., 78 col. plates, 96 b. & w. illus., €28 pbk, ISBN 9788871582405 21/MS1


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TOC: Journal of Art Historiography, No. 21, December 2019. In:, Jan 14, 2020 (accessed Jun 2, 2020), <>.

Contributor: Richard Woodfield, University of Birmingham

Contribution published: Jan 14, 2020

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