CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide

Diana in 16th and early 17th-century art, particularly on tapestries

Symposium: 12 June 2009

From the Rijksmuseum website, 14 April 2009

The symposium will be held on Friday June 12th 2009 in the Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht. Its theme will be Diana in the visual and decorative arts of the 16th century and early 17th century, particularly on tapestries. Speakers will include Ian Buchanan, Hans Buijs, Isabelle Denis, Ebeltje Hartkamp-Jonxis, Lorraine Karafel, Erik Jan Sluijter, and Anthony Wells-Cole. The day will be hosted by Guy Delmarcel.



* Registration and coffee/tea
* Welcome and symposium opening


* Welcome by Guy Delmarcel (Chairman) / Formerly Catholic University of Leuven
* Lorraine Karafel / The Metropolitan Museum of Art ‘Mythology and Metamorphoses: Raphael’s all’antica Tapestries for the Vatican Palace’
* Iain Buchanan / University of Auckland ‘King Philip II’s Tapestry ‘Poesia’ after Ovid’
* Anthony Wells-Cole / Formerly Temple Newsham House, Leeds ‘Diana in Elizabethan and Jacobean England and Scotland’


* Lunch


* Isabelle Denis / DRAC, Bourgogne ‘Diana and French 16th Century Tapestries’

* Eric Jan Sluijter / University of Amsterdam ‘Chaste nudity? Diana and her Nymphs in late 16th and early 17th Century Prints and Painting’
* Hans Buijs / Fondation Custodia, Paris ‘The Amadis de Gaul, a Related Series by Spiering and Van Mander’

* Ebeltje Hartkamp-Jonxis / Formerly Rijksmuseum ‘The Diana Tapestries by Spiering after Designs by Karel van Mander’

* Discussion


* Visit to exhibition and drinks

Register for the symposium here