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Making, Collecting, and Understanding Dutch and Flemish Drawings 1500-1800

Symposium: 1 June - 2 June 2023

An international symposium accompanying the exhibition The Art of Drawing: Master Drawings from the Age of Rembrandt in the Peck Collection at the Ackland Art Museum, on view at the Rembrandt House Museum (18 March – 11 June, 2023) is being organized by the Ackland Art Museum, the Rembrandt House Museum and the Rijksmuseum on 1 and 2 June 2023 at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Please see below for a call for proposals.

Research in early modern Dutch and Flemish drawings touches on a wide variety of issues, including the study of materials and techniques; issues of attribution and oeuvre cataloging; and expanding our understanding of the provenance, collecting, and display of works on paper. This symposium aims to be wide ranging and inclusive of both art historians and conservation scientists. It offers scholars a chance to come together to present and discuss recent research in this specialized field, which now evolves to encompass new methodologies and concerns.

Organizing committee:
Dana Cowen, Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Robert Fucci, University of Amsterdam
Ilona van Tuinen, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
David de Witt, The Rembrandt House Museum, Amsterdam

Please see the Rijksmuseum website for more information about the symposium.

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