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Cynthia Osiecki Curator of Old Masters, Nasjonalmuseet for Kunst, Arkitektur og Design in Oslo, Norway


Member of CODART since 2018

PhD Candidate University of Greifswald, Germany.
Jacob Binck (c. 1500-1569) and the spread of art all’antica in Denmark and Prussia

Areas of specialization

  • 16th- and 17th-century Netherlandish painting and sculpture
  • Migration of Netherlandish artists in the 16th and 17th century
  • Art agency at the Nordic courts in the 16th and 17th century
  • Collection history in Norway and the collecting of Netherlandish painting in Scandinavia

CODART publications

Cynthia Osiecki, “The National Museum of Norway”, CODARTfeatures, April 2021.

Cynthia Osiecki, “Dutch and Flemish Sculptors in the Baltic”, CODARTfeatures, February 2013.

Selected publications


Netherlandish Tomb Sculpture at the Court of Mecklenburg. Robert Coppens’ Monument for Christopher of Mecklenburg in Schwerin Cathedral
Essay in Grabmälern der Frühen Neuzeit in Mecklenburg und Pommern, edited by K.A. Heck and A. Kempe, pp. 95-113
Berlin (Lukas Verlag) 2020


De Meester van Elsloo: van eenling tot verzameling
Lars Hendrikman and Cynthia Osiecki
Zwolle (WBooks) 2019


‘The Netherlandish Print Album of Duke Ulrich III of Mecklenburg and its Impact on the Perception of the so-called ‘Floris-Style”
Article in Netherlandish Yearbook for the History of Art, 67 (2018), pp. 338-365


Willem Boy & Willem van den Blocke: The Import of Flemish Sculpture into Sweden’s Courts from 1562 until 1599
Essay in Sculpture and the Nordic Region, pp. 24-29
Edited by S. Ayres and E. Carbone
Abingdon (Routledge) 2017

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