New Issue of Simiolus (vol. 41 nr. 4) Published

The final issue of volume 41 (2019) of Simiolus appeared.  See below for its contents.

Volume 42 (2020) will start with a double issue containing, among others, a contribution by James Hall on the aesthetics and politics of Michelangelo’s attack on Flemish painting, a paper by Ruben Suykerbuyk on the highly innovative and influential funerary monument for Philip of Cleves in Brussels (now sadly lost), and an extensive analysis by Laurens Kleine Deters of Marcus van Vaernewijck’s notes on art, followed by the first English translation of this extraordinary material.

Contents Simiolus 41 nr. 4

Huigen Leeflang
Hendrick Goltzius and the origins of the auricular style or ‘kwab’

Irene Groeneweg
Rembrandt’s so-called betrothal

Peter Hecht
The idol in Rembrandt’s 1626 Leiden history painting: an addendum

Naomi Bisping
Evoking a common past: art in the cause of unifying the southern and northern Netherlands, 1815–30

Jan van Adrichem
Willem de Kooning at the Stedelijk Museum: Edy de Wilde and the introduction of Abstract Expressionism in the Netherlands

Ilja Veldman
Review – Books by Tatjana Bartsch and Arthur DiFuria on Heemskerck’s Roman drawings

Simiolus Netherlands quarterly for the history of art

Simiolus is an English-language journal devoted to the history of Dutch and Flemish art of the fifteenth to seventeenth centuries, with occasional forays into more recent periods and other schools. See for more information www.simiolus.nl