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December 2019, No. 1401 – Vol 161

The Art of Conservation

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Editorial

Forward to the 1970s

Last month we published the second edition of the online journal on our free-access digital platform, Burlington Contemporary (contemporary.burlington.org.uk). The journal’s ambition to present as diverse a range as possible of contemporary art history is amply fulfilled in articles that range from tightly focused analyses of individual works to wide-ranging surveys of current concerns. Sarah Messerschmidt, for example, uses a single work, Adrian Paci’s ...

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Hogarth: Place and Progress. Sir John Soane’s Museum, London

Hogarth’s enduring appeal in the twenty-first century is surely based on his timeless ability to present with wit and empathy the immorality and vice he perceived in all classes of society. His ‘modern moral subjects’ are well known to students of eighteenth century art and social history yet it is remarkable that the considerable and growing body of literature on Hogarth continues to offer new and interesting reinterpretations of these celebrated works.

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  • Mapping gold leaf in Gentile da Fabriano’s paintings: a case study

    By Douglas MacLennan,Laura Llewellyn
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  • Supplementing the eye: the technical analysis of Frans Hals’s paintings – ii

    By Anna Tummers,Arie Wallert,Nouchka de Keyser
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  • The Art of Conservation XVI: Scientific examination of works of art in museums and galleries

    By Jo Kirby
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  • Evidence of tracing in Manet’s late watercolours

    By Emily A. Beeny
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  • A modello by James Thornhill for Addiscombe House, Surrey

    By François Marandet
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  • Kerry Downes (1930–2019)

    By Anthony Geraghty
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  • The Royal Academy of Arts: History and Collections. Edited by Robin Simon and MaryAnne Stevens; and Burlington House: Home of the Royal Academy of Arts. By Nicholas Savage

    By Clare Hornsby
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  • The Lombard Haggadah. Edited by Milvia Bollati, Flora Cassen and Marc Michael Epstein

    By Julie Harris
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  • Samte vor 1500 (Die Textilsammlung der Abegg-Stiftung, 9: Mittelalterliche Textilien, 4). By Michael Peter

    By Lisa Monnas
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  • Venetian Drawings: Italian Drawings in the Royal Collection of Graphic Art. By Chris Fischer

    By Jörg Zutter
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  • Mughal Occidentalism: Artistic Encounters between Europe and Asia at the Courts of India, 1580–1630. By Mika Natif

    By Gauvin Alexander Bailey
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  • La Griffe du peintre: La valeur de l’art (1730–1820). By Charlotte Guichard

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  • Das Autochrom in Großbritannien: Revolution in der Farbfotografie. By Caroline Fuchs

    By Linus Rapp
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  • Design Dialogue: Jews, Culture and Viennese Modernism / Design Dialog: Juden, Kultur und Wiener Moderne. Edited by Elana Shapira

    By Sabine Wieber
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  • Modernism and the Spiritual in Russian Art: New Perspectives. Edited by Louise Hardiman and Nicola Kozicharow

    By Molly Brunson
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  • Models of Integrity: Art and Law in Post-Sixties America. By Joan Kee

    By Lauren van Haaften-Schick
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  • Luc Tuymans: La Pelle. Palazzo Grassi, Venice

    By James Cahill
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  • North & South. Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht

    By Matthias Weniger
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  • Bertoldo di Giovanni: The Renaissance of Sculpture in Medici Florence. Frick Collection, New York

    By Victoria Ehrlich
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  • Festive Decoration: The Splendour of the Saumur Tapestries. Abbaye royale de Fontevraud

    By Pascal-François Bertrand
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  • Forged in Fire: Bronze Sculpture in Florence under the Last Medici Palazzo Pitti, Florence

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  • Hogarth: Cruelty and Humor. Morgan Library and Museum, New York

    By David Bindman
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  • Hogarth: Place and Progress. Sir John Soane’s Museum, London

    By Brian Allen
  • Inspired by the East: How the Islamic World Influenced Western Art. British Museum, London

    By Emily M. Weeks
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  • Luigi Valadier: Splendour in Eighteenth-Century Rome. Galleria Borghese, Rome

    By Xavier F. Salomon
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  • David Smith: Field Work. Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Bruton; and David Smith: Sculpture 1932–1965. Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Leeds

    By Jonathan Vernon
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  • Turner Prize 2019. Turner Contemporary, Margate

    By Kirsty White
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