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Dr. Alexandra Libby Associate Curator of Northern Baroque Paintings, National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, USA

Information

Member of CODART since 2015

Exhibitions curated since 1999

Selected publications

Forthcoming

‘From Personal Treasures to Public Gifts: The Flemish Painting Collection at the National Gallery of Art’
Alexandra Libby
Essay in America and the Art of Flanders edited by Esmée Quodbach

‘Aert van der Neer/ Winter in Holland: Skating Scene
Alexandra Libby
Dutch Paintings of the Seventeenth Century, NGA Online Editions

2019

‘Jacob Ochtervelt/A Nurse and a Child in an Elegant Foyer’  and ‘Jan Miense Molenaer/Self-Portrait as a Lute Player
Alexandra Libby
Entries in Dutch Paintings of the Seventeenth Century, NGA Online Editions (Summer 2019)

‘The Master as Manager: Rubens and the Carleton Exchange’ and ‘Peter Paul Rubens/Daniel in the Lions’ Den’
Alexandra Libby
Essay and entry in Early Rubens edited by Sasha Suda, pp. 73-82 and150-153
Catalogue of an exhibition held in Toronto and San Francisco in 2019-2020

‘Philips Wouwerman/Departure for the Hunt
Alexandra Libby
Article in National Gallery of Art Bulletin (Spring 2019), pp. 20-21

2018

‘Anthony van Dyck/Marchesa Elena Grimaldi Cattaneo
Alexandra Libby
Entry in Anton Van Dyck e l’Europa delle Corti  edited by M. G. Bernardini, pp. 220-221
Turin, Galleria Sabauda, 2018

2017

‘Collecting for the Public: Works that made a difference. Essays for Peter Hecht’
edited by Bart Cornelis, Ger Luijten, Louis van Tilborgh, and Tim Zeedijk
Alexandra Libby
Book review in Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archive Professionals (Summer/Fall 2017)

 ‘Innovation and Identity in Cornelis Gijsbrechts’s ‘A Hanging Wall Pouch”
Alexandra Libby
Article in Artibus et Historiae, no. 75 (2017), pp. 207-223

‘Adam van Breen, Winter Landscape with Skaters,’ ‘Renier Nooms/Biography,’ ‘François van Daellen’
Alexandra Libby
Entries and biography in National Gallery of Art Online Editions: Dutch Paintings of the Seventeenth Century
National Gallery of Art Online (Washington)

‘Peter Paul Rubens/Julius Caesar
Alexandra Libby with Arthur K. Wheelock Jr. and Ilona van Tuinen
Entries and biographies in The Leiden Collection Catalogue (online), ed. Arthur K. Wheelock Jr.
New York, 2017

‘Rembrandt van Rijn/The Stone Operation and The Three Singers,’ ‘Jacob van Loo/Young Boy Reading,’ ‘Willem de Poorter,’ ‘Maria Schalcken,’ ‘Pieter Brueghel the Younger,’ ‘Biography: Cornelis Bisschop’
Alexandra Libby
Entries and biographies in The Leiden Collection Catalogue (online), ed. Arthur K. Wheelock Jr.
New York, 2017

2015

‘Acquisitions at the National Gallery of Art in the Last Five Years’
Alexandra Libby
Historians of Netherlandish Art –Museum News (Winter 2015)

‘The Triumph of the Eucharist, Tapestries Designed by Rubens by Charles Scribner III’
Alexandra Libby
Book review in Historians of Netherlandish Art – Review of Books (Fall 2015)
Available online

‘The Solomonic Ambitions of Isabel Clara Eugenia in Rubens’s The Triumph of the Eucharist Tapestry Series’
Alexandra Libby
Article in Journal of the Historians of Netherlandish Art

2014

‘Judith Leyster, Head of a Boy
Entry in National Gallery of Art Online Editions: Dutch Paintings of the Seventeenth Century
Alexandra Libby with Arthur Wheelock
National Gallery of Art Online (Washington) 2014

2012

‘Quiringh van Brekelenkam, Sentimental Conversation‘, ‘Jacob van Loo, Musical Company‘, ‘Michiel van Musscher, Artist in His Studio‘, ‘Jacob Ochtervelt, The Concertand ‘Johannes Vermeer, Girl with the Red Hat
Alexandra Libby
Entries in Vermeer e il secolo d’oro dell’arte olandese, pp. 114-15, 146-47, 172-73, 186-87 and 216-17. Catalog of an exhibition held in Rome in 2012-13.
Edited by Arthur K. Wheelock Jr. and Walter Liedtke
Milan (Skira) 2012

2011

‘Dirck Hals, Merry Company‘, ‘Quiringh van Brekelenkam, Sentimental Conversation‘, ‘Jacob Ochtervelt, The Love Letter‘, ‘Frans van Mieris, A Woman Reading a Letter and Men Playing Tric Trac and ‘Johannes Vermeer, Girl Reading a Letter
Alexandra Libby
Entries in Communication: Visualizing the Human Connection in the Age of Vermeer, pp. 62-64, 66-67, 162-63, 166-67 and 180-8. Catalog of an exhibition held in Kyoto, Sendai and Tokyo in 2011-12.
Edited by Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr.
New York (Scala) 2011


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