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February 2021

Vol. 163 | No. 1415

Northern European Art

Editorial

Banishing the blues

Fifteen years ago a clever British public-relations agency nominated the third Monday in January ‘Blue Monday’, on the basis that a combination of short days, cold weather, holiday-incurred debt and the failure of new year’s resolutions makes it the most depressing day of the year (in the northern hemisphere at any rate).

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Artemisia

When Eleanor Tufts published Our Hidden Heritage: Five Centuries of Women Artists in 1974, she lamented in concluding a short chapter on Artemisia Gentileschi that ‘despite all the recognition given to her paintings [...] no book has ever been written on this major artist of the seventeenth century’.

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February 2021, #1415 – Vol 163

Northern European Art

  • Adam Elsheimer’s ‘The martyrdom of St Lawrence’ rediscovered

    By Tico Seifert
  • Anthonie Palamedes’s paintings for the Delft Surgeons’ Guildhall

    By Jochai Rosen
  • Drawings of Van Vianen silver in an eighteenth-century collection

    By Esther Van Der Hoorn
  • El Lissitzky as a furniture designer, 1925–30

    By Bennett Tucker
  • J.R.J. van Asperen de Boer (1935–2020)

    By Arie Wallert
  • The Marquis de Sade and the Avant-Garde

    By Gavin Parkinson
  • 1000 Jahre Bartholomäuskapelle in Paderborn: Geschichte – Liturgie – Denkmalpflege

    By Richard Plant
  • Eloquent Bodies: Movement, Expression, and the Human Figure in Gothic Sculpture

    By Julian Luxford
  • Bernard Palissy: nouveaux regards sur la céramique française aux XVIe et XVIIe siècles (Technè 47)

    By Dora Thornton
  • Arrayed in Splendour: Art, Fashion, and Textiles in Medieval and Early Modern Europe Undressing Rubens: Fashion and Painting in Seventeenth-Century Antwerp

    By Erin Griffey
  • René-Antoine Houasse: Peindre pour Louis XIV

    By François Marandet
  • Building Reputations: Architecture and the Artisan, 1750–1830

    By Colin Thom
  • Gustave Dreyfus: Collectionneur et Mécène dans le Paris de la Belle Epoque

    By Jeremy Warren
  • Matisse: The Books

    By Sarah Whitfield
  • London’s New Scene: Art and Culture in the 1960s

    By Anne Massey
  • Early Irish Sculpture and the Art of the High Crosses

    By Elizabeth Alexander
  • Devotional Portraiture and Spiritual Experience in Early Netherlandish Painting

  • The Athenaeum: More Than Just Another London Club

    By Bruce Boucher
  • Creative Gatherings: Meeting Places of Modernism

    By Matthew Holliday
  • Renaissance Watercolours: From Dürer to Van Dyck

    By Christopher Baker
  • Gold und Ruhm: Kunst und Macht unter Kaiser Heinrich II

    By Andrew Sears
  • Zeitenwende 1400: Hildesheim als Europäische Metropole

    By Patricia Strohmaier
  • Renaissance Invention: Stradanus’s ‘Nova Reperta’

    By Larry Silver
  • Artemisia

    By Aoife Brady
  • Face to Face: Thorvaldsen and Portraiture

    By Satish Padiyar
  • Mondrian and De Stijl

    By Lieke Wijnia
  • Elijah Pierce’s America

    By Colin Rhodes