Dr. Nico Van Hout Curator Seventeenth Century Paintings, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten (KMSKA) in Antwerpen (Antwerp), Belgium

Information

Member of CODART since 2004

Exhibitions curated since 1999

Selected publications

2014

Rubens and His Legacy
Nico Van Hout
Catalogue of the exhibitions in Brussels and London, 2014-2015
London (Royal Academy of Arts) 2014

2013

‘Het frayste kaebient dat hier te sien is: Peeter Stevens en zijn kunstverzameling’
Nico Van Hout
Article in Vijfhonderd jaar verzamelen in Antwerpen, pp. 73-88, Leuven, 2013.

‘Jordaens and the Rubens Descent of the Cross in Lille’
Nico Van Hout
Article in Rubensbulletin, 2013, pp. 34-49

2012

The Unfinished Painting
Nico Van Hout
Antwerp-London-New York (Ludion/Thames and Hudson/Abrams) 2012

Tronies. L’emploi des têtes de caractères dans la peinture d’histoire flamande’
Nico Van Hout
Essay in C. Joubert (ed.), Jacob Jordaens et son modèle Abraham Grapheus, exhibition catalogue
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Caen – Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Gent, pp. 35-43.
Caen/Gent 2012

‘Jordaens of geen Jordaens? Over het gebruik van modelstudies in de zeventiende eeuw’
Nico Van Hout
Essay in Jordaens en de antieken, exhibition catalogue, Brussels, Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten van België, pp. 55-59.
Brussels/Kassel 2012

2011

‘On the invention and execution of the Coup de Lance’
Nico Van Hout
Article in Rubensbulletin, 2011, pp. 2-39

‘Abraham en Melchisedek. Een proefdruk van een Rubensprent voor het Koninklijk Museum’
Nico Van Hout
Article in Rubensbulletin 2011, pp. 76-87

‘A Rubens discovery in Oslo’
Nico Van Hout
Article in Rubensbulletin 2011, pp. 88-89

2010

Rubens Unveiled. Notes on the Master’s Painting Technique
Nico Van Hout and Arnout Balis
Antwerp (Ludion-KMSKA), 2010

On dead colour
Nico Van Hout,
Antwerp Royal Museum Annual, 2008
Antwerp (KMSKA) 2010

2009

‘The Unfinished, the Uncompleted, and the Birth of the Non Finito’
Nico Van Hout
Essay in In-Finitum, Exhibitions International, A. Vervoordt (ed.), pp. 25-40, Leuven, 2009

2008

‘The Legend of St. Christopher: A Painting Attributed to Jan van Amstel Reexamined’
Nico Van Hout
Article in Simiolus, vol. 33, No. 1/2, Nine Offerings for Jan Piet Filedt Kok, pp. 43-52.
Stichting Nederlandse Kunsthistorische Publicaties, 2007-2008

2006

‘Schilderkunstige kanttekeningen bij de Rozenkransreeks in de Sint-Pauluskerk te Antwerpen’
Nico Van Hout
Article in K. Van der Stighelen (ed.), Munuscula Amicorum, contributions on Rubens and his colleagues in honour of Hans Vlieghe, Turnhout (Brepols) 2006, pp. 443-478.

2004

“The oil sketch as a vehicle for Rubens’s creativity”
Nico Van Hout
Essay in Peter Sutton and Marjorie Wieseman, editors, exhib. cat. Drawn by the brush: oil sketches by Peter Paul Rubens, pp. 74-81
New Haven and London (Yale University Press) 2004
ISBN-10 0-300-10626-2
ISBN-13: 978-0-300-10626-8

Copyright Rubens, Rubens en de grafiek / Rubens et l’art de la gravure
Catalogue of an exhibition held in 2004 in Antwerp Nico Van Hout and others
(Museum Plantin-Moretus/Stedelijk Prentenkabinet)
Antwerp, Québec (Ludion Press) 2004

Rubens in Lille
Nico Van Hout
Review of exhibition held in 2004 in Lille, published in The Burlington Magazine, 146 (2004), pp. 425-27

2002

Flemish masters: Rubens, Van Dyck, Jordaens and their contemporaries
Nico Van Hout
Volume in Dossier series of the Rijksmuseum on highlights of the collection
Amsterdam (Rijksmuseum) and Zwolle (Waanders) 2002

2001

‘Henri IV valait bien une galerie ! Rubens’ unfinished Luxembourg project’ <.i>
Nico Van Hout
Essay in Rubens agli Uffizi: il restauro delle Storie di Enrico IV, Florence 2001, pp. 23-40

‘Reconsidering Rubens’s Flesh Colour’
Nico Van Hout
Article in Boletín del Prado 19:37 (2001), pp. 7-20

2000

‘Rubens and deadcolouring: some remarks on two unfinished paintings’
Nico Van Hout
Essay in Concept, design & execution in Flemish painting (1550-1700) , Turnhout 2000, pp. 279-88

‘A Rubens self-portrait revealed in Florence’
Article in The Burlington Magazine 142 (2000), pp. 694-97

Rubens doorgelicht
Nico Van Hout
Volume in Dossier series of Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen
Antwerp (KMSKA) 2000

1998

‘Meaning and development of the ground layer in seventeenth century painting’
Nico Van Hout
Article in Looking through paintings, Leids Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek 11, pp. 199-225
Baarn (De Prom) 1998


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