In His Milieu: Essays on Netherlandish Art in Memory of John Michael Montias by Amy GolahnyIn His Milieu: Essays on Netherlandish Art in Memory of John Michael Montias by Amy Golahny

In His Milieu: Essays on Netherlandish Art in Memory of John Michael Montias

byAmy Golahny

Paperback | January 10, 2007

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Collected in memory of the Vermeer scholar and Yale economist J. Michael Montias, these essays take into account the latest trends in the field and provide new data on a wide range of topics in Netherlandish art. Themes include the reception of paintings and architecture; art collecting as interpreted through inventories and other documents that reveal modes of display; relationships between patrons and painters; recently found or attributed works of art; artists as teachers; and the art market. Taken together, these focused studies offer fresh perspectives on the historical appreciation and evaluation of art.Drawing upon J.M. Montias' contribution to art history, these 32 essays present new analyses, attributions, and documents on Netherlandish art and material culture - including the work of Vermeer, Rubens, Rembrandt, van Eyck and others - by internationally known scholars of art history and the economics of art
Amy Golahny is the Richmond Professor of Art History at Lycoming College, and president of the international organization Historians of Netherlandish Art. Her publications include Rembrandt's Reading and many articles on Dutch art. Lisa Vergara is associate professor of art history at Hunter College and The Graduate Center, The City...
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Title:In His Milieu: Essays on Netherlandish Art in Memory of John Michael MontiasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:640 pages, 9.4 × 6.3 × 1.2 inPublished:January 10, 2007Publisher:Amsterdam University PressLanguage:English

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Contents - 6Four Remembrances - 13Art-Historical Publications byJohn Michael Montias1 - 23Two Forms of Knowledge: Invention and Production in Thomas de Keyser's - 29The Case of Han van Meegeren'sFake Vermeer Supper at Emmaus Reconsidered - 47Prices of Northern Netherlandish Paintingsin the Seventeenth Century - 59The Mysterious Landscape PainterGovert Janszn called Mijnheer (1577-c.1619) - 73Jacob Ochtervelt's Rotterdam Patron - 101Did Rembrandt Travel to England? - 123The Antwerp-Mechelen Productionand Export Complex - 133Thoughts on the Market for Rembrandt'sPortrait Etchings - 149If the Shoe Fits: Courtship, Sex, and Societyin an Unusual Painting by Gonzales Coques - 165A Sophonisba by Pieter Lastman? - 173Poelenburch's Garden: Art, Flowers, Networks,and Knowledge in Seventeenth-CenturyHolland - 183Tournai's Renaissance Jubé: Artas Instrument of Empowerment - 193Vermeer and His Thematic Use of Perspective - 209The Face in the Landscape: A PuzzlingPrint by Matthäus Merian the Elder - 219Murant and his Milieu: A Biography ofEmanuel Murant, the "Rustic Forerunner"of Jan van der Heyden - 233Rubens as a Teacher: "He may teach his artto his students and others to his liking" - 247Abraham van Dijck (1635?-1680) a DordrechtPainter in the Shadow of Rembrandt - 265Joachim/Peter Wtewael, Father/Son,Master/Pupil - 279At Home with the Ten Commandments:Domestic Text Paintings in Seventeenth-Century Amsterdam - 287The Transfer and Reception of Dutch Art inthe Baltic Area during the Eighteenth Century:The Case of the Hamburg Dealer GerhardMorrell - 301Sleeping Caps, City Views, and State Funerals:Privileges for Prints in the Dutch Republic,1593-1650 - 313Piety and Splendor: The Art Collection ofAntwerp Burgomaster Adriaan Hertsen - 347Pictorial Archives: "Jordaans" in Delft - 375Visiting Vermeer: Performing Civility - 386The Montias Database: Inventories ofAmsterdam Art Collections - 395Some Questions Concerning InventoryResearch - 403Marketing the Dutch Past: The Lucas vanLeyden Revival around 1600 - 411"Les regards dards": Werner van den Valckert'sVenus and Cupid1 - 423The School of Cornelis van Poelenburch - 441From Art to Politics: The Paintings of Jean deWarignies, Lord of Blainville (c. 1581-1628) - 455Van Eyck Out of Focus - 467Landscape's Pleasures: The Gifted Drawingin the Seventeenth Century - 483