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MAY 2020 (Currently available for free, see below)

Vol. 162 | No. 1406

Art in France

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Editorial

Raphael and his cult

There is an unhappy irony in the fact that five hundred years after Raphael died of a fever at the age of only thirty-seven, the global covid-19 pandemic has brought to a premature end so many of the exhibitions that have been staged to mark the anniversary. 

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Boston’s Apollo: Thomas McKeller and John Singer Sargent. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

‘For a moment, the crowd was silent and then whispers rose and whispers deepened and became murmuring that grew into a broad, full voice’. In November 1925 the Boston Evening Transcript reported on the unveiling of John Singer Sargent’s murals at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

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May 2020, #1406 – Vol 162

Art in France

  • Peregrinating Rome and Jerusalem in Enguerrand Quarton’s ‘Coronation of the Virgin’

    By Alexandra Gajewski
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  • An inventory of the art collection of Etienne-Nicolas Dutartre de Bourdonné, 1782

    By Christophe de Quénetain,Moana Weil-Curiel
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  • The ‘fortuna critica’ of the ‘Maiden of Lille’

    By Laurence Riviale
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  • New light on Pierre Bonnard’s wife and model Marthe

    By Lucy Whelan
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  • Picasso and the foundry of Emile Robecchi during the Second World War

    By Clare Finn
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  • Gillian Wilson (1941–2019)

    By Reinier Baarsen
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  • The Painter’s Touch: Boucher, Chardin, Fragonard. By Ewa Lajer-Burcharth

    By Colin B. Bailey
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  • Pleasure and Politics at the Court of France: The Artistic Patronage of Queen Marie of Brabant (1260–1321). By Tracy Chapman Hamilton

    By Lindy Grant
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  • The History of Venetian Renaissance Sculpture (c.1400–1530). By Anne Markham Schulz

    By Caterina Fioravanti
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  • The Pictorial Art of El Greco: Transmaterialities, Temporalities, and Media. By Livia Stoenescu

    By José Riello
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  • The Print Collection of Cassiano dal Pozzo: Architecture, Topography and Military Maps (The Paper Museum of Cassiano dal Pozzo, Series C: Prints, Part 2). Edited by Mark McDonald

    By Joseph Connors
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  • Becoming Property: Art, Theory, and Law in Early Modern France. By Katie Scott

    By Elena Cooper
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  • Henri Vever: Champion de l’Art nouveau. By Willa Z. Silverman

    By Richard Warren
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  • Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor. By Leslie Umberger

    By Anne Monahan
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  • Matisse and Decoration. By John Klein

    By Karl Buchberg
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  • Jean-Jacques Lequeu: Visionary Architect. Drawings from the Bibliothèque nationale de France. Morgan Library and Museum, New York

    By Barry Bergdoll
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  • Making the Renaissance Manuscript: Discoveries from Philadelphia Libraries. Goldstein Family Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

    By Roger S. Wieck
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  • Mantegna: Making Antiquity Modern. Palazzo Madama, Turin

    By Antonio Mazzotta
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  • Luca Giordano: From Nature to Painting. Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, Naples

    By Caterina Volpi
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  • George Stubbs: The Man, The Horse, The Obsession. Mauritshuis, The Hague

    By Alex Kidson
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  • Boston’s Apollo: Thomas McKeller and John Singer Sargent. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

    By Xavier F. Salomon
  • Fantastic Women: Surreal Worlds from Meret Oppenheim to Frida Kahlo. Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt

    By Jennifer Mundy
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  • The Avant-garde Networks of ‘Amauta’: Argentina, Mexico, and Peru in the 1920s. Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin

    By Ann Reynolds
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