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ToC for Number 24 June 2021

1 June 2021

Number 24 June 2021

Doing connoisseurship. Guest edited by Joris Heyder

Joris Corin Heyder (Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen), ‘Doing connoisseurship. Yesterday, today, tomorrow. Introductory remarks’ 24/JCH1

Peter Bell (Friedrich Alexander Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg) and Fabian Offert (University of California, Santa Barbara), Reflections on connoisseurship and computer vision’ 24/BO1

Elvira Bojilova (Villa I Tatti), ‘The “value of drawing” and the “method of vision”. How formalism and connoisseurship shaped the aesthetic of the sketch’ 24/EB1

Thomas Ketelsen (Klassik Stiftung, Weimar) in cooperation with Uwe Golle (Klassik Stiftung, Weimar) , ‘Digital images and art historical knowledge: Connoisseurship today between “top-down design” and “bottom-up’ capabilities”’ 24/KG1

Valérie Kobi (Universität Hamburg), ‘On spectacles and magnifying glasses: the connoisseur in action’ 24/KB1

Historic libraries and the historiography of art. Guest-edited by Jeanne-Marie Musto

Jeanne-Marie Musto (Independent), Introduction: ‘Historic libraries and the historiography of art’: articles arising from sessions held at the 107th College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, 13-16 February 2019, and the 108th College Art Association Annual Conference, Chicago, 12-15 February 2020  24/JM1

Claire Dupin de Beyssat (INHA Paris), ‘Tracing the public of the first Parisian library for art and archaeology: on the readership at Doucet’s library (1910-1914) ‘ 24/CDB1

Katie Lissamore (National Gallery, London) and Jonathan Franklin (National Gallery, London), ‘Art history scholarship between the 1820s and 1870s: contextualising the Eastlake library at the National Gallery, London’ 24/KL1

Susan M. Dixon (La Salle University, Philadelphia), ‘Rodolfo Lanciani’s revenge’ 24/SD1

Silvia Massa (Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin), ‘“Il più bello gabinetto delle stampe che esiste”: a (failed) project for the Ortalli collection of prints at the Biblioteca Palatina in Parma’ 24/SM1

Jesse Feiman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), ‘The natural history of art: Adam von Bartsch and the taxonomic classification of prints’ 24/JF1

General articles

Matthew Rampley (Institute of Art History of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague), ‘Agency, affect and intention in art history: some observations’ 24/MR1

Raphael Rosenberg (University of Vienna), ‘Delineating the history of art literature by genre:
Julius von Schlosser revisited’ 24/RR1

D. Schott (National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, and Institute of Neurology, UCL), ‘Four colours and the visual separation of adjacent areas: lessons from mapping and ancient paintings’ 24/GDS1


Karl Johns (Independent), ‘Sidelight on an unwilling grey eminence – Schlosser as “Schlüsselfigur”’. A paper originally presented at the conference Viennese Art Historiography 1854-1938, University of Glasgow, 1-4 October 2009. 24/KJ2

Stepan Vaneyan (Lomonosov Moscow State University), ‘Wien oder Salzburg?’: late Sedlmayr as a symptom and cure 24/SV1


Ricardo De Mambro Santos (Willamette University, Salem, Oregon), ‘Square plans for a circular journey: remarks on the “decolonial” critique of art history’. Review of: Carolin Overhoff Ferreira, Decolonial Introduction to the Theory, History and Criticism of the Arts,, 2019, ISBN 9780244195182 paperback, ISBN 9780244795177 e-book, 356 pages, 93 b/w ill. 24/RdMS

Karl Johns (Independent), ‘Julius Schlosser breaks yet another barrier’. Review of: Julius von Schlosser, Art and Curiosity Cabinets of the Late Renaissance: A Contribution to the History of Collecting, edited by Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, translation by Jonathan Blower, Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2021, 222 pp., 7 colour and 103 b/w illustrations, 1 line drawing, paperback US $65.00, UK £55.00, ISBN 978-1-60606-665-2.  24/KJ1

Matilde Mateo (Syracuse University), A fresh look at Spain: urban views through foreign and domestic gazes (16th-19th centuries). Review of: Imago Urbis. Las ciudades españolas vistas por los viajeros (siglos XVI-XIX), Luis Sazatornil Ruiz and Vidal de la Madrid Álvarez (eds), Gijón (Asturias): Ediciones Trea and Museo de Bellas Artes de Asturias, 2019, 694pp., 412 col. Illus., €60.00 pbk ISBN 978-84-17987-45-9. 24/MM1

Robert Nelson (Yale), ‘Byzantium in Brno: joining an Eastern and Western Middle Ages’. Review of: Byzantium or democracy?  Kondakov’s legacy in emigration: the Institutum Kondakovianum and Andre Grabar, 1925-1952 by Ivan Foletti and Adrien Palladino, Rome: Viella, Brno: Masaryk University Press, 2020, 211pp, 381 b. & w. illus.  € 25.00 ISBN 9788833134963. 24/RN1

Eva Pluhařová-Grigienė (Europa-Universität Flensburg, Germany), ‘Unearthing the legacies of art historiography during the Post-War decades’. Review of: A Socialist Realist History? Writing Art History in the Post-War Decadesedited by Krista Kodres, Kristina Jõekalda, Michaela Marek, Wien, Köln, Weimar: Böhlau Verlag, 2019, 279 pp., 35 b/w illustrations, ISBN 978-3-412-51161-6 (=Robert Born, Michaela Marek, Ada Raev: Das östliche Europa: Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, vol. 9).  24/EPG1

József Sisa (University of Pécs), ‘Ludwig Hevesi and art in fin-de-siècle Vienna’. Review of: Ilona Sármány-Parsons, Bécs művészeti élete Ferenc József korában, ahogy Hevesi Lajos látta [The artistic life in Vienna in Franz Joseph’s time, as seen by Lajos Hevesi]. Budapest: Balassi Kiadó, 2019, 472 pp, 336 col. and b. & w. illus., bibliography, index, HUF 6,900 hdbk, ISBN 978-963-456-057-9. 24/JS1

Arnold Witte (University of Amsterdam), ‘The fringes in and of art historiography in post-1945 Europe’. Review of: Noemi de Haro García, Patricia Mayayo and Jesús Carrillo (eds.), Making Art History in Europe after 1945, New York/London: Routledge, 2020. ISBN 978-0-8153-9379-6. (Hardback) £ 120; ISBN 9781351187596 (eBook) £ 33.29.  24/AW1

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