The RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History and Mauritshuis invite MA-students, PhD-students, art historians, conservators, and researchers to attend the course and public lecture about collaborative research on 17th-century Dutch Genre Painting: Art history based on visual exam and XRF analysis.
This course is organized on the occasion of the visit of the RKD – Mauritshuis Visiting Fellows in Technical Studies, E. Melanie Gifford, Research Conservator for Paintings Technology and Lisha Glinsman, Conservation Scientist, both based at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. The program includes several lectures, case studies, real-time examination of paintings in the conservation studio of the Mauritshuis and two guided museum tours.
Further contributors to the course are: Marya Albrecht (Paintings Conservator Mauritshuis), Edwin Buijsen (Head of Collections Mauritshuis), Sabine Craft-Giepmans (Senior Curator Portrait Iconography, RKD), Ellis Dullaart (Curator Dutch and Flemish Old Master Painting, RKD), David de Haan (Curator of Art Collections, Museum Prinsenhof), Sabrina Meloni (Paintings Conservator Mauritshuis), Chris Stolwijk (General Director, RKD).
This course is free of charge; coffee, drinks, two lunches and public lecture are included. Deadline for submission is 27 September 2019. Consult RKD-website for the program and to register.