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New CODARTfeature: Drawings Between Classical Connoisseurship and Modern Technology

A new feature has been published on the CODART website. Recently, the Klassik Stiftung Weimar completed an innovative research project, using scientific methods such as multispectral analysis and X-ray fluorescence on a selection of their Dutch drawings to place the stylistically critical treatment of selected drawings on a more objective basis. In this feature Thomas Ketelsen tells us more about the project and highlights one of the collection’s drawings in a case study.

With over 1500 Dutch and Flemish drawings, the Weimar Graphic Collection is one of the most extensive and important collections in this category outside of the Netherlands. The drawings, which originally came from the possession of Johann Wolfgang Goethe as well as from the former Grand Ducal Collection, had not yet been comprehensively catalogued. (…)” Read on…


Published monthly, the features provide information on new curatorial developments, current projects, collections of Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide, as well as insight into the work of the museum curator.

Last month’s feature was Re-visioning Permanent Collection Installations by Diva Zumaya, Michele Frederick, and Antien Knaap. To browse all features, visit