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Prof. Dr. Ron Spronk Professor of Art History, Queen's University - Department of Art in Kingston, Canada

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Associate Member of CODART since 2007

As Professor by special appointment, Ron Spronk also holds Jheronimus Bosch Chair at the Radboud University Nijmegen

Exhibitions curated since 1999

Selected publications

2016

Hieronymus Bosch, Painter and Draughtsman, Catalogue Raisonné
Matthijs Ilsink, Jos Koldeweij, Ron Spronk, Luuk Hoogstede, Robert Erdmann, Rik Klein Gotink, Hanneke Nap and Daan Veldhuizen London 2016
(Also published in French, German and Dutch)

Hieronymus Bosch, Painter and Draughtsman, Technical Studies
Luuk Hoogstede, Ron Spronk, Robert Erdmann, Rik Klein Gotink, Matthijs Ilsink, Jos Koldeweij, Hanneke Nap and Daan Veldhuizen
Brussels and London 2016.

2014

´Jheronimus Bosch and the Van Aken Family Workshop: Towards a Reassessment of Technique´
Article in: Jheronimus Bosch; His Patrons and his Public
‘s-Hertogenbosch 2014

2011

´All by Himself? Remarks on painting technnique and attributions in regard to Hieronymus Bosch´,
Article in Nijmeegse Kunsthistorische Cahiers, 17
Nijmegen 2011

2006

Prayers and portraits: unfolding the Netherlandish diptych
John Oliver Hand, Catherine A. Metzger and Ron Spronk
Catalogue of an exhibition held in 2006-07 in Washington (National Gallery of Art) and in 2007 in Antwerp (Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten)
229 pp., 32 x 24 cm., richly illustrated, hardbound
Washington (National Gallery of Art), Antwerp (Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten) in association iwth Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge and New Haven and London (Yale University Press) 2006
ISBN 0-300-12155-5

Essays in context: unfolding the Netherlandish diptych
John Oliver Hand and Ron Spronk, editors, with essays by Victor M. Schmidt, Lorne Campbell, Laura D. Gelfand, Marina Belozerskaya, Carol J. Purtle, Maximiliaan P.J. Martens, Reinder L. Falkenburg, Yvonne Yiu, Hugo van der Velden, Hélène Verougstraete, Till-Holger Borchert, Ivan Gaskell and Peter Klein
Essay volume published in conjunction with exhibition Prayers and portraits: unfolding the Netherlandish diptych, Washington (National Gallery of Art) and Antwerp (Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten) 2006-07
256 pp., 25.5 x 17.5 cm., illustrated in black and white, 11 color plates, paperbound
Cambridge (Harvard University Art Museums) and New Haven and London (Yale University Press) 2006
ISBN-10 0-300-12140-7
ISBN-13 978-0-300-12140-7

2005

“The reconstruction of a triptych by Jan Provoost for the Jerusalem Chapel in Bruges”
Ron Spronk
Article in The Burlington Magazine 147 (2005), pp. 109-11

2003

Recent developments in the technical examination of early Netherlandish painting: methodology, limitations, and perspectives
Volume of specialist studies
Cambridge, MA and Turnhout 2003

“Standing on the shoulders of giants: the early years of conservation and technical examination of Netherlandish paintings at the Fogg Art Museum”
Ron Spronk
Essay in: Molly Faries and Ron Spronk, editors, Recent developments in the technical examination of early Netherlandish painting: methodology, limitations, and perspectives, Cambridge, MA and Turnhout 2003, pp. 39-54

”The Fogg Art Museum’s ‘Virgin and Child’ from the workshop of Dirk Bouts: findings from technical examinations and recent conservation treatment”
Gianfranco Pocobene and Ron Spronk
Essay in Molly Faries and Ron Spronk, editors, Recent developments in the technical examination of early Netherlandish painting: methodology, limitations, and perspectives,, Cambridge, MA and Turnhout 2003, pp. 97-106

2002

“Infrared reflectography and 17th-century Dutch painting”
Ron Spronk
Review of Edwin Buijsen, Onder de huid van Oude Meesters: zeventiende-eeuwse schilderijen onderzocht met infraroodreflectografie, in Cr 3 (2002), nr. 2, pp. 57-60

2001

Mondrian: the transatlantic paintings
Harry Cooper and Ron Spronk
Monograph
Cambridge MA (Harvard University Art Museums) and New Haven 2001

“Three Boutsian paintings in the Fogg Art Museum: technical examinations and art-historical implications”
Ron Spronk
Essay in: Bouts studies: proceedings of the international colloquium (Leuven 1998), pp. 423-49
Leuven 2001

1999

“The underdrawing of Jan Provoost’s ‘Crucifixion,’”
Ron Spronk
Essay in: La peinture dans les Pays-Bas au 16e siècle: pratiques d’atelier, infrarouges et autres méthodes d’investigation (Le dessin sous-jacent et de la technologie dans la peinture, Colloque XII, September 1997), pp. 37-47
Louvain 1999

1998

Bruges and the Renaissance: from Memling to Pourbus
Ron Spronk, contributor
Essay and several catalogue entries on Jan Provoost, in: Maximiliaan P.J. Martens, editor, catalogue of exhibition held in 1998 in Bruges (Memlingmuseum/Sintjanshospitaal)
2 vols.
Bruges 1998

“Tracing the making of Jan Provoost’s Detroit ‘Last Judgment’ through technical examinations and digital imaging”
Ron Spronk
Article in Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts 72 (1998), pp. 66-79

1997

“A material history of Rogier’s ‘Saint Luke drawing the Virgin’: conservation treatments and findings from the technical examinations
Rhona MacBeth and Ron Spronk
Essay in Rogier van der Weyden, St. Luke drawing the Virgin: selected essays in context, pp. 103-34, 211-219
Turnhout (Brepols) 1997

“’A portrait of a man’ by the Master of the 1540s”
Ron Spronk
Essay in: Album discipulorum J.R.J. van Asperen de Boer, pp. 196-202
Zwolle (Waanders) 1997

1996

More than meets the eye: an introduction to technical examination of Early Netherlandish paintings at the Fogg Art Museum
Ron Spronk
(Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin 5:1; 1996)

“The early years of conservation at the Fogg Art Museum: four pioneers”
Ron Spronk
Article in Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin 6:1 (1996), pp. 1ff.

 


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