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Gerard David, The Judgement of Cambyses (right panel), Groeninge Museum, Bruges.
Till-Holger Borchert (Chief curator at the Groeninge Museum, Bruges) presents an overview of the collection in the anniversary issue of CODART's eZine. 'The Fine Arts Museum of Bruges, better known as the Groeningemuseum, is internationally renowned for its significant holdings of early Netherlandish painting, which has formed the core of the museum's most successful exhibitions in recent decades...
Anonymous, Mater Dolorosa and Man of Sorrows, Groeninge Museum, Bruges.
As of 12 October the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium in Brussels will stage an exhibition devoted to painting in Brussels in the period between the death of Rogier van der Weyden (1464) and the activity of Bernard van Orley (1492-1541/42). It is difficult to identify the painters of this period. Among the painters active in Brussels at that moment, Colyn de Coter is the only one of whom...
Rogier van der Weyden, Philippe de Croÿ, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten.
The exhibition Face to Face: Flanders, Florence, and Renaissance Painting explores how Flemish artists helped make the innovative, sophisticated, and beautiful works of the Italian Renaissance possible. Face to face shows 29 paintings and about six illuminated manuscripts by artists such as Jan van Eyck, Hans Memling, Pietro Perugino, and Domenico Ghirlandaio drawn from The Huntington's...
Exhibition Secrets of the Painters - Cologne in the Middle Ages
The wild beast bares its fangs in a fearful grimace, flames spurt from its maw and sparkling in its bloodshot eyes is a look of the purest evil. While the monster towers above the people in front, in reality this devil is just a detail, viewed through a microscope, from Stefan Lochner's Day of Judgement (c. 1435). This and other breath-taking sights are on show at the Wallraf-Richartz Museum in...
Petrus Christus, Isabella of Portugal with Saint Elisabeth, Groeninge Museum.
On 3 July, the Groeninge Museum in Bruges delivered the panel, Isabella of Portugal with Saint Elisabeth by Petrus Christus on loan to the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. The Bruges work is exhibited in the Kunstkammer (Art Chamber), a modernised and prestigious arrangement in the Kunsthistorisches Museum. Since 1 March 2013, the Kunstkammer, a museum within a museum, has been open to the...
Jan van Eyck, Madonna with canon Joris van der Paele, Groeninge Museum, Bruges.
Since 24 May, Lukas-Art in Flanders is collaborating with ARTstor to share worldwide more than 4400 images from more than 30 important Flemish collections. ARTstor is a digital library for non-profit research. The collections from the three partner museums of the Flemish Art Collection (VKC)-the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp (KMSKA), the Groeninge Museum in Bruges and the Museum of Fine Arts...
Hans Memling, Moreel Triptych (detail), Groeninge Museum Bruges.
In preparation of the XIXth symposium for the Study of Underdrawing and Technology in Painting to be held in Bruges (11-13 September 2014), the UCL (Louvain-la-Neuve), the Laboratoire d'étude des œuvres d'art par les méthodes scientifiques (Musée de Louvain-la-Neuve) and Musea Brugge, in conjunction with the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (Brussels), its Centre for the Study of the Flemish...
Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts, Museum Plantin-Moretus
A new piece of academic art research by Lieve Watteeuw and Catherine Reynolds is the basis for the exhibition The Magnificent Middle Ages at the Museum Plantin-Moretus/Print Room. A new catalogue sheds light on the scientific results. In this beautifully produced catalogue, each of the 102 volumes is illustrated in colour, with more extensive coverage of the 55 volumes with the most...
Copy after Rogier van der Weyden, Philip the Good, KMSKA, Antwerp.
The volume Staging the Court of Burgundy (Studies in Medieval and Early Renaissance Art History) presents a study of the Burgundian court during the 15th century, and provides a forum for new research in various fields. In the course of the fifteenth century, the reputation of the Burgundian court rose to an unprecedented level, catapulted forward by ever growing territorial ambitions and...
Hieronymus Cock - The renaissance in print
From 14 March to 9 June 2013 Hieronymus Cock - The renaissance in print runs at M - Museum Leuven. This is the first time in twenty-five years that the activities of the Aux Quatre Vents (At the Sign of the Four Winds) publishing house have been the focus of an exhibition. More than one hundred and fifty rare and fragile works on paper give a broad overview of the production of Cock and his...