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February 2016, No. 1355 – Vol 158

Northern European art

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Editorial

The new Europe 1600–1815 Galleries at the Victoria and Albert Museum

IN RECENT YEARS the Victoria and Albert Museum has experienced a Renaissance. Since its nadir in the early 1990s, the Museum has recovered its confidence and sparkle, manifest not only in its successful temporary exhibitions but also, more fundamentally, in its new permanent galleries, of which those devoted to Europe 1600–1815 opened before Christmas.

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Asia in Amsterdam

THE GRAND SHOW Asia in Amsterdam: The Culture of Luxury in the Golden Age was first shown at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (closed 17th January), where this reviewer saw it, and thereafter moves to the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem (27th February to 5th June). Its main focus is luxury products made in Asia (chiefly China, India and Japan) that were imported and enjoyed by wealthy burghers of Amsterdam during the ‘Golden Age’ of the seventeenth century. Made of precious materials and adorned with intriguing exotic patterns no one had ever seen before, the Asian treasures caused a sensation in Holland.

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  • A Netherlandish polyptych of Spanish origin

    By Vicente Lleó Cañal
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  • ‘Foolish wisdom’: Adriaen van de Venne and Frans Hals’s ‘Pekelharing’

    By Edwin Buijsen
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  • ‘The anointing of Solomon’ by Gerard de Lairesse discovered in the Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford

    By François Marandet
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  • New light on a staircase of 1699–1700 in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

    By Ada de Wit
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  • Early arrivals in America: paintings attributed to Peter Paul Rubens and Anthony van Dyck

    By Dennis P. Weller
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  • Cranach 2015

    By Bridget Heal
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  • The restorations of Rembrandt’s ‘Night watch’

    By Esther van Duijn,Jan Piet Filedt Kok
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  • 'The Four Winds': the house of the Antwerp print publisher Hieronymus Cock

    By Iain Buchanan
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  • Der Braunschweiger Monogrammist, M. Ubl

    By Luuk Pijl
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  • Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640) and his Landscapes: Ideas on Nature and Art, C. Kleinert

    By Gregory Martin
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  • Rubens in Private. The Master Portrays his Family, B. van Beneden, ed.

    By Christopher Brown
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  • Verhandlungen in Utrecht. Ter Brugghen und die religiöse Bildsprache in den Niederlanden, V. von Rosen

    By Xander van Eck
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  • Vermeer, W. Franits

    By Adriaan E. Waiboer
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  • Rembrandt’s Themes: Life into Art, R. Verdi

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  • Rembrandt’s Rivals: History Painting in Amsterdam (1630–1650), E.J. Sluijter

    By Christopher Brown
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  • Franz Ludwig Catel. Italienbilder der Romantik, 1936–1969, A. Stolzenburg and H. Gassner, eds.

    By Lorenz van der Meij
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  • Van Gogh at Work, M. Vellekoopi Van Gogh’s Studio Practice, M.Vellekoop, M. Geldof, E. Hendriks, L. Jansen and A. de Tagle, eds.

    By Belinda Thomson
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  • Metalpoint drawings

    By Marzia Faietta
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  • Charles and Ray Eames

    By Tanya Harrod
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  • Julia Margaret Cameron

    By Colin Ford
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  • Recent exhibitions

    By James Lawrence
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  • The embroidered vestments of Helena Wintour

    By Lisa Monnas
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  • David Jones

    By Marina Vaizey
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  • Jean-Etienne Liotard

    By Alastair Laing
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  • Asia in Amsterdam

    By Rose Kerr
  • Dutch self-portraits

    By Claire van der Donk,Rudi Ekkart
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  • Govert Flinck

    By Quentin Buvelot
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  • Godfried Schalcken

    By Adriaan E. Waiboer
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  • de Chirico; Italian decorative arts; Balthus

    By Chris Michaelides
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  • Class distinctions in Dutch painting

    By Dennis P. Weller
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  • Carlo Crivelli

    By Caroline Campbell
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