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OPENing up the nation's paintings

The Public Catalogue Foundation’s Oil Paintings Experts Network.

Article (6)

A ‘splendid and probably Unique Pebble’: the ‘Benetier de Charlemagne’

Reviewed by Michael Hall

A tenth-century sardonyx bowl acquired by the 10th Duke of Hamilton in Russia.

An ivory Virgin at the Metropolitan Museum, New York, in a Gothic sculptor’s œuvre

By Sarah M. Guérin

An ivory of the Virgin and Child (c.1260) acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, is explored as part of the œvure of a thirteenth-century French sculptor.

The tomb of Enrico Scrovegni in the Arena Chapel, Padua

By Laura Jacobus

New information concerning the commission of sculpture for the tomb of Enrico Scrovegni in the Arena Chapel, Padua.

A newly discovered Psalter illuminated by Cristoforo Cortese

By Karl-Georg Pfändtner

An illuminated Psalter (c.1420) in the Bamberg State Library is attributed to the Venetian illuminator Cristoforo Cortese.

In the frame: Gert van Lon, C.R. Ashbee and the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge

By Jean Michel Massing

A frame designed by C.R. Ashbee for an early sixteenth-century Madonna by Gert van Lon, held in King’s College Chapel, Cambridge.

Swedish interiors in Paris, 1925

By Anders Bengtsson, Helena Kåberg and Cilla Robach

Acquisitions by the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, of furniture shown at the Swedish Pavilion during the Exposition Internationale in Paris in 1925.

Book Review (17)

The Medieval Haggadah: Art, Narrative, and Religious Imagination

Reviewed by Karl-Georg Pfändtner

Jews among Christians: Hebrew Book Illumination from Lake Constance

Reviewed by Karl-Georg Pfändtner

The Viewer and the Printed Image in Late Medieval Europe

Reviewed by Jean Michel Massing

Primitivi pisani fuori contesto

Reviewed by Victor M. Schmidt

Dressing for Heaven: Religious Clothing in Italy 1215–1545

Reviewed by Catherine Kovesi

Les Enluminures du Louvre: Moyen Age et Renaissance

Reviewed by Jonathan J. G. Alexander

The Return of Lucretius to Renaissance Florence

Reviewed by Elizabeth McGrath

Tapestry in the Baroque: New Aspects of Production and Patronage

Reviewed by Iain Buchanan

Museo Statale Ermitage. La pittura italiana del Seicento

Reviewed by David Scrase

English drawings and watercolours 1600–1900

Reviewed by Timothy Wilcox

La Collection de tapisseries de Louis XIV

Reviewed by Pascal-François Bertrand

La faïence de Nevers 1585–1900

Reviewed by Dora Thornton

The Eighteenth-Century Church in Britain

Reviewed by Gordon Higgott

Victorian Miniatures in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen

Reviewed by Magnus Olausson

The Music of Painting. Music, Modernism and the Visual Arts from the Romantics to John Cage

Reviewed by Charlotte de Mille

New Perspectives on Brücke Expressionism. Bridging History

Reviewed by Sherwin Simmons

Philip Guston, Collected Writings, Lectures, and Conver­sations

Reviewed by Sam Ladkin

Exhibition Review (13)

Turner and Claude. London

Reviewed by Christopher Baker

Yayoi Kusama. Madrid, London and New York

Reviewed by James Cahill

Yayoi Kusama. London

Reviewed by James Cahill

Gillian Wearing. London, Düsseldorf and Munich

Reviewed by Anne Blood

The Sculpture Show. Edinburgh

Reviewed by Marina Vaizey

Twilight of the Pharaohs. Paris

Reviewed by Tom Hardwick

Cluny 1120. Paris

Reviewed by Alexandra Gajewski

Degas and the nude. Boston and Paris

Reviewed by Richard Kendall

Gallen-Kallela. Helsinki, Paris and Düsseldorf

Reviewed by Rachel Sloan

Tintoretto. Rome

Reviewed by Frederick Ilchman

Americans in Florence. Florence

Reviewed by Alta Macadam

John Chamberlain. New York and Bilbao

Reviewed by David Anfam

Charline von Heyl. Philadelphia and Boston

Reviewed by Lynne Cooke

Obituary (1)

John House (1945–2012)

By Richard R. Brettell

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The Burlington Magazine – June 2012