New CODARTfeature: Rembrandt’s Old Woman Praying Examined

Rembrandt’s Old Woman Praying was the first painting to be scientifically examined in a research project on the Dutch paintings of the Residenzgalerie Salzburg. In this feature Dr. Gabriele Groschner discusses the insights into the creation of this painting, gained by the technical examination.

‘The Residenzgalerie Salzburg contains Salzburgerland’s Old Masters collection. Dutch and Flemish artists, works by Italian, French, German and of course Austrian painters display a representative cross-section of European painting from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century. The dominant presence in this collection is undoubtedly that of Dutch painting.’ Read on …

CODARTfeatures

Every month this new section of our website will offer one new in-depth article about Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide. It is the successor of the CODART eZine, which launched in 2012 and appeared bi-annually. The format of CODARTfeatures enables a higher frequency of publication and more flexibility in choice of subject matter.

In terms of subject matter the features will continue the course of the eZine and 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.  To go to the features, click here.