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Conference: Rubens, Van Dyck and the Splendour of Flemish Painting

Research Conference: 10 February 2020

Conference organized in conjunction with the exhibition Rubens, Van Dyck and the Splendour of Flemish Painting at the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest. The conference is meant for professionals and students of related fields. Admission is free of charge; but please register at the following e-mail address:


10.00 Greeting by Júlia Tátrai, curator of the exhibition Rubens, Van Dyck and the Splendour of Flemish Painting
10.05–10.30 Prof. Dr. Nils Büttner (Head of the Collection and Archives, Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design): Soldiers, Shepherds and Girls
10.35–11.00 Adam Sammut (PhD candidate, Department of History of Art, University of York, UK): The Mystery Machine: Rubens and the Making of the Rosary Cycle for the Dominican Church in Antwerp
11.05–11.30 Dr. András Handl (FWO [Pegasus]² Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, KU Leuven): Mary, the Saints, and Beyond: Characteristic Elements of Catholic Confessionalization in Seventeenth-Century Flemish Painting

11.30–12.00 Coffee break

12.05–12.30 Drs. Justin Davies (Co-Founder, Jordaens Van Dyck Panel Paintings Project): Rubens? Van Dyck? Jordaens? – New Findings on Five Panels in the Szépművészeti Múzeum
12.35–13.00 Tóth Bernadett (Curator, Department of Prints and Drawings, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest): Around the Venetian tazza. Frans Snyders, Jan Brueghel and the Rise of the Flemish Still Life
13.05–13.30 Balázs Kicsiny (artist): Final Cut in the Realm of Images

13.30–14.45  Lunch break

14.50–15.15  Dr. Bert Schepers (Senior researcher and editor Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard, Rubenianum): Newly Attributed: Jan van den Hoecke’s Annunciation in Budapest
15.20–15.45  András Fáy (Chief conservator, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest): The Restoration of the Gonzales Coques Panel – Saving and Exploring in New Lighting

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