CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide


Sunday 14 October

Scottish National Gallery (Princes Street Gardens Entrance)
The museum opens at 10:00. Possibility to visit the collections on your own
14:00-14:30 Registration and welcome in the IT Gallery with coffee and tea
14:30-14:35 Welcome by Chris Breward, Director Collection and Research, National Galleries of Scotland
14:35-15:00 Introduction to the permanent collection by Tico Seifert, Senior Curator of Northern European Art, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh
15:00-16:00 Case studies permanent collection
16:00-17:00 Time to visit the permanent collection on your own
17:00-18:30 Drinks offered by the National Galleries of Scotland in the IT Gallery, Scottish National Gallery

Monday 15 October

Rembrandt at the Scottish National Gallery (Use main entrance Royal Scottish Academy)
09:30-10:00 Lecture about the exhibition Rembrandt: Britain’s Discovery of the Master by Tico Seifert
10:00-11:30 Private visit to the exhibition Rembrandt: Britain’s Discovery of the Master guided by Tico Seifert
11:30-11:45 Lecture by Nadja Garthoff, Curator at the RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History, The Hague, about The Rembrandt Database
11:45-12:00 Lecture by Peter Black, Curator of Dutch and Flemish Art, Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow about Rembrandt and the etching revival
12:00-13:30 Lunch at The Scottish Café
13:30-14:45 Short interactive presentations in the exhibition: Martin Royalton-Kisch about Rembrandt’s ‘English Views’ – Michiel Franken and Tico Seifert about reproductive prints after Rembrandt paintings in British collections – Jonny Yarker about copying Rembrandt in 18th-century Britain – Donato Esposito about Joshua Reynolds and Rembrandt
14:45-15:30 Coffee and tea break at The Scottish Café
15:30-17:00 Return to the exhibition – free visit

Tuesday 16 October

Scottish National Portrait Gallery
09:00-10:00 Studying the permanent collection of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery with Kate Anderson, Senior Curator Pre-1700, Scottish National Portrait Gallery
10:00-10:30 Coffee and tea break in the AK Bell Room at the Portrait Gallery
10:30-11:30 Group divides into two. One group studies works on paper from the collection of the National Galleries of Scotland and the other group visits the exhibition Art and Analysis: Two Netherlandish Painters Working in Jacobean Scotland with Tico Seifert, Kate Anderson and Caroline Rae, Technical Art Historian, Paintings Conservator and a Lecturer in Technical Art History at the University of Glasgow
11:30 Groups change
11:30-12:30 First group visits the exhibition Art and Analysis and second group studies works on paper from the collection of the National Galleries of Scotland
End of program
Suggestion for an additional trip to Glasgow: The Glasgow Museums invites you to visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and see the recently rediscovered Rubens portrait of George Villiers (click here for our news item about the discovery). The museum is interested in hearing your opinions about the attribution. Feel free to contact Pippa Stephenson for additional information.

A PDF file of the program can be downloaded here.

This event is a collaboration between CODART and the National Galleries of Scotland. We wish to thank the RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History, The Hague for its ongoing support of CODART.