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Anne van Oosterwijk

Scientific assistant
Groeninge Museum
Dijver 12, 8000 Bruges
0032 050 448704
0032 050 448728


Master's Degree earned:

  • Museum conservator, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2006.

Thesis: Baptism in the Jordan, the development of a theme in the workplace of Jan van Scorel.

  • Art and Architectural History, Visual Arts, Rijksuniversiteit, Groningen, 2006.

Thesis: Jan Gossaert, a new view towards his stylistic development.

Field of Research: 

  • Art in the Low Countries: 15th through and including the 16th Century
  • Art of the Northern Renaissance
  • Technical examination of works of art
  • The concipation of art and the role of drawings
  • Copying techniques and transferring compositions


  • Anne van Oosterwijk and Arie Wallert, Two panels or one?, The Baptism of Christ by Jan van Scorel in Le dessin sous jacent, colloque XVI, Leuven, 2009.
  • Anne van Oosterwijk, An essay and several entries in Zsuzsanna van Ruyven-Zeman, Arjan de Koomen and Tom Hage (eds.), The 48 cartoons of the Saint John's Church in Gouda. (Forthcoming November 2011)

Projects: Exhibitions: 

  • Steering Committee Restoration Cartoons from the Golden Glasses in the Saint John's Church in Gouda, 2005-2011.
  • Program Committee Conference, Splendour of Burgundy (1419-1482). A multi-disciplinary approach, 2009.
  • Editorial supervision, Staging the Court of Burgundy, Proceedings of the Conference Splendour of Burgundy (To be published fall 2012)


  • Anne van Oosterwijk and Arie Wallert, Two Panels or One? The Baptism of Christ by Jan van Scorel, Colloque Le dessin sous jacent XVI, Universiteit Louvain-la-Neuve, Bruges 2006.
  • ‘Gegriffled in Gouda' (Grafted in Gouda), drawing techniques of Dirck Crabeth, College series The art of the great formats, Universiteit van Amsterdam, St. Jan's Church, Gouda 2010.
  • The secrets of the cartoons of Gouda - a corner of the veil lifted, Conference The conservation of the Cartoons of Gouda, Gouda 2011.
  • Schetsen van Schoonheid, Groeninge Museum (Vrienden van de Stedelijke Musea), Bruges 2012.

Relevant memberships/workgroups: 

  • International Council for Curators of Dutch and Flemish Art (CODART)
  • Contactgroep Vroege Nederlandse Kunst