CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide

Bruegel enterprises

Exhibition: 20 June - 21 June 2002

Organisation

Organized in collaboration with the Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht. Among the speakers are the CODART members Joost Vander Auwera, Till-Holger Borchert, Peter van den Brink and Louisa Wood Ruby.

Program

Thursday June 20

8.30 – 9.00 Welcome, coffee and registration
9.00 – 9.05 Introduction by Eliane de Wilde, Chief Curator, Brussels
9.05 – 9.25 Opening lecture by Peter van den Brink (Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht)

Session 1: Brueghel’s predecessors – Copying practice and standardised production in the 16th century

Chair: Till-Holger Borchert

9.30 – 9.50 Andrea Golden & Cinzia Mancuso – Two case studies concerning replication in the workshop of Giovanni Bellini
9.50-10.10 Micha Leeflang – Reproduction methods used by Joos van Cleve and his workshop
10.10-10.30 Linda Jansen – Unveiling the production method of a series of copies. ‘The Madonna With The Veil’ after Jan Gossart
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-11.20 Annick Born – L’atelier du MaĂ®tre de 1518 (alias Jan Mertens van Dornicke?) et de Pieter Coecke van Aelst
11.20-11.40 Lars Hendrikman – Variations on a theme – demand for adapted compositions in the higher market sector – preliminary results
11.40-12.00 ValĂ©rie Auclair – La copie ou l’invention des formes possibles. La constitution d’un rĂ©pertoire de modèles au milieu du XVIe siècle en France.
12.00-12.30 Discussion session 1
12.30-14.30 Free lunch

Session 2: Brueghel and the art trade in the 17th & 18th centuries

Chair: Joost Vander Auwera
14.30-14.50 Natasja Peeters – Family matters: an integrated biography of Pieter Brueghel II
14.50-15.10 Erma Hermens – Jan Brueghel II’s tribute to the Brueghel dynasty: inspiration, presentation and practice
15.10-15.30 Leopoldine van Hogendorp Prosperetti – The novelty of cabinet art: Jan Brueghel, Federico Borromeo and the proliferation of visual genres
15.30-16.00 Coffee break
16.00-16.30 Filip Vermeylen en Bruno BlondĂ© – A taste for Bruegel? Genre painting in Antwerp probate inventories, sixteenth – eighteenth centuries
16.30-17.00 Neil Barry De Marchi en Hans Van Miegroet – Brueghel in Paris
17.00-17.30 Discussion session 2
17.30-19.30 Free visit for all attendants to the Brueghel Enterprises exhibition

Friday June 21

8.30-9.00 Welcome, coffee and registration

Session 3: Scientific examination of Brueghel-copies related to the exhibition

Chair: Dominique Allart
9.00-9.30 Christina Currie – Brueghel the Younger’s ‘Census at Bethelehem’ and the ‘Peasant Lawyer’: new insights on the copy process
9.30-9.50 Tinke van Daalen – ‘The Adoration of the Magi’. Technical research after the attribution and production of eight paintings
9.50-10.10 Astrid Smeets – The ‘Winterlandscape with a Birdtrap’ and the possible use of cartoons in Pieter Brueghel the Younger’s workshop
10.10-10.40 Coffee break
10.40-11.00 Christina Currie – The ‘Winter Landscape with Birdtrap’ and ‘The Adoration of the Magi’ :Original versions, secondary models and transferral of the image
11.00-11.20 Katja Lewerentz – Brueghel’s winter returns: the examination and restoration of two panels depicting ‘The Census at Bethlehem’
11.20-11.40 Pascale Fraiture – Dendrochronological analysis of works presented at the exhibition Brueghel Entreprise and considerations of the geographic origins of the wood
11.40-12.00 Robert Fuchs & Doris Oltrogge, A comparative study of the colour materials and their use in seven copies of ‘The Census’
12.00-12.30 Discussion session 3
12.30-14.30 Free lunch

Session 4: Pieter Bruegel the Elder and the output of copies after his prototypes: the Brueghel-reception

Chair: Maximiliaan P.J. Martens
14.30-14.50 Françoise Lechien Durant – Historique de la rĂ©vision du dossier relatif Ă  ‘La Chute d’Icare’ (entourage de Pieter Bruegel l’Ancien) du musĂ©e van Buuren, Ă  Bruxelles
14.50-15.05 LĂ©opold Kockaert – ‘La Chute d’Icare’ au laboratoire
15.05-15.25 HĂ©lène Verougstraete & Roger Van Schoute – La signification Ă  accorder aux diffĂ©rencesentre le modèle et les copies. L’exemple du ‘Triomphe de la Mort’ et du ‘Cochon’, dans ta bauge!
15.25-15.45 Jørgen Wadum – From A to T in mass-production. The “Rosenborg Master”, an early 17th century Antwerp artist
15.45-16.10 Coffee break
16.10-16.30 Louisa Wood RubyAn early woodscape by Jan Brueghel the Elder
16.30-16.50 Joost Vander AuweraDe postume weerklank van Bruegels kunst buiten het atelier van Pieter Brueghel de Jonge. Het voorbeeld van Sebastiaen Vrancx
16.50-17.10 Karolien de Clippel – Zeventiende-eeuws ‘Breugelianisme’ als ‘koddige vinding’
17.10-17.40 Discussion session 4
17.40-18.10 Closing lecture by Joseph Koerner (University of London)
18.15 End of Symposium

Information

Organisation: Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique/ Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten van België Brussels
and Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
Place: MusĂ©e d’Art ancien/Museum voor Oude Kunst
3 Rue de la RĂ©gence – 1000 Brussels
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Hotel accomodation

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Info: VĂ©ronique BĂĽcken
Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium
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