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Joos van Cleve seminar and book presentation

Lecture: 23 November 2015

Information from the organizers, 29 September 2015

On Monday, 23 November 2015 Museum Catharijneconvent in Utrecht organizes a seminar to mark the publication of Joos van Cleve: a Sixteenth-Century Antwerp Artist and his Workshop by Micha Leeflang. The book, from Brepols Publishers, is the eighth volume in the ‘Me Fecit’ series edited by Dr Maryan W. Ainsworth, Curator of European Paintings at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, which is devoted to the technical investigation of paintings by an artist and/or his workshop. At the conclusion of the lecture programme you will be welcome to visit the small presentation ‘Joos van Cleve and his World’ and the exhibition Bruegel’s Witches.

Refreshments will be served in the museum café at the conclusion of the afternoon.

Attendance is free of charge, but given the limited number of places available you are kindly requested to register before 9 November via, stating ‘Joos van Cleve, 23 November’ in the subject line.


13.00 Reception with coffee and tea

13.30 A word of welcome from Anouk Janssen, Head of Research, Education and Library, Museum Catharijneconvent

13.45 Joos van Cleve: the artist, the publication and the exhibited works of art by Micha Leeflang, curator at Museum Catharijneconvent and author of Joos van Cleve: a Sixteenth-Century Antwerp Artist and his Workshop

14.20 Conservation of Joos van Cleve’s Virgin and Child by Caroline van der Elst, painting conservator

14.55 Bruegel’s Witches by Dunja Hak, Exhibitions Curator of Museum Catharijneconvent and curator of Escher in het Paleis, The Hague

15.15 – 17.00 Opportunity to view the exhibition Bruegel’s Witches and the presentation ‘Joos van Cleve and his World’, take refreshments in the museum café and buy the book at a reduced price.

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