In His Milieu: Essays on Netherlandish Art in Memory of John by Amy Golahny, Mia M. Mochizuki, Lisa Vergara

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By Amy Golahny, Mia M. Mochizuki, Lisa Vergara

Gathered in honor of John Michael Montias (1928–2005), the ultimate pupil on Johannes Vermeer and a pioneer within the research of the socioeconomic dimensions of artwork, the essays in In His Milieu are a vital contribution to the research of the social services of creating, amassing, exhibiting, and donating paintings. The approximately 40 essays right here by—all across the world famous specialists within the fields of paintings heritage and the economics of art—are specially revealing concerning the Renaissance and Baroque eras and current new fabric on such artists as Rembrandt, Van Eyck, Rubens, and da Vinci.

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Institut Néerlandais, Paris, and Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, 1977-78, no. 57. See reference in the sumptuary laws of Zurich of 1610 to “great built-up breeches,” cited by John Martin Vincent, Costume and Conduct in the Laws of Basel, Bern, and Zurich, 1370-1800 (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1935), p. 53. See M. Jenkins, The State Portrait (New York: College Art Association of America, 1947), p. 32. On melancholy in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century society, see Lawrence Babb, The Elizabethan Malady: A Study of Melancholia in English Literature from 1580 to 1642 (East Lansing: Michigan State College Press, 1951).

G. van Beuningen (whose name was added to that of the Boijmans museum in 1958, when his private collection was acquired), bought another fake Vermeer by Van Meegeren, a huge Last Supper. ” In 1935, he had organized in his museum a ground-breaking exhibition, Vermeer, oorsprong en invloed (“Vermeer origin and influence”), which was the first to compare Vermeer’s art (represented by seven authentic paintings) to that of his predecessors and contemporaries. This well-conceived show, however, also included a most peculiar painting of Mary Magdalen Under the Cross, presented as catalogue no.

Alexander B. Grosart (London: Chatto and Windus, 1876), vol. 2, p. 42. William Shakespeare, Love’s Labour’s Lost (London, 1598), Act 3, Scene 1, lines 786-87. Samuel Rowlands, The Melancholie Knight (London, 1615), pp. 4-6. Problemata, XXX, 1; The Works of Aristotle, ed. D. Ross (1927), vol. 7, p. 953a. Robert Burton, Anatomy of Melancholy (Oxford, 1621), ed. R. Shilleto (London, 1926), vol. 1, p. 461. 44 | in his milieu montiasdeel1 04-12-2006 13:55 Pagina 45 56 Roy Strong, “The Elizabethan Malady, Melancholy in Elizabethan and Jacobean Portraiture,” Apollo 79 (1964): 264-69.

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