CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide

Looking at 17th-century painting: a symposium in memory of Leonard J. Slatkes

symposium: 12 November 2004

2:00-5:00 pm, Elebash Recital Hall.


Barbara G. Lane, Professor, Queens College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York


Wayne Franits, Professor of Fine Arts, Syracuse University


Jeffrey Muller, Professor of Art History, Brown University

Caravaggio’s ‘Madonna of the Rosary’ in the Antwerp Dominican Church

Albert Blankert, Independent Scholar, The Hague

Hendrick ter Brugghen revisited

David Levine, Professor of Art History, Southern Connecticut State University

Rembrandt’s ‘Wtenbogaert’, Christian devotion and the Remonstrant cause

Susan Koslow, Professor Emerita, Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York

Aristotle’s apron: science and epistemology in Rembrandt’s ‘Aristotle with a bust of Homer’

Eddy de Jongh, Professor Emeritus, University of Utrecht

Signs from heaven: traces of astrology in 16th- and 17th-century Netherlandish art

A reception will follow the symposium, with reminiscences by Frima Fox Hofrichter, Professor of Art and Design, Pratt Institute, and Alison G. Stewart, Associate Professor of Art History, University of Nebraska–Lincoln.


This symposium is co-sponsored by the Art History Department and Renaissance Studies Program at The Graduate Center, in cooperation with Christie’s, Richard L. Feigen, Noortman Master Paintings, Sotheby’s, and Jack L. Tanzer.


No admission charge, no prior registration.

For further information, please contact Prof. Martin Elsky, Coordinator, Renaissance Studies Certificate Program, CUNY Graduate School. Email:

Details about the symposium will be posted on the web site of the Art History Program at the Graduate Center, at