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April 2022

Vol. 164 | No. 1429

Collectors and Collecting

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Editorial

Notre-Dame three years on

This month marks the third anniversary of the fire that took hold of Notre-Dame, Paris, on the night of 15th–16th April 2019, probably the result of an electrical fault. Would the shock of seeing flames rising through the cathedral be as traumatic if it happened now, after two years of the covid-19 pandemic and the horror of the Russian invasion of Ukraine? It has been a testing time for cultural heritage.

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The Burrell Collection

The reopening last month of the Burrell Collection, Glasgow, brought to a conclusion an ambitious museum renovation with sustainability at its heart. This £68.25 million project, funded by Glasgow City Council, the National Lottery Heritage Fund and the governments of Scotland and the United Kingdom, has involved a complete overhaul by the architects John McAslan Partners of the building designed by Barry Gasson, John Meunier and Brit Andresen for the collection formed by the Glasgow shipping magnate William Burrell (1861–1958), which opened to the public in 1983. 

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  • The provenance of ‘Het Steen’ and ‘The rainbow landscape’ by Rubens

    By Lucy Davis,Natalia Muñoz-Rojas
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  • Richard Vickris Pryor in the art market of Napoleonic Europe

    By Lucia Bonazzi
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  • From Paris to New York: French paintings from the collection of Eliza Jumel

    By Margaret Oppenheimer
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  • Aby Warburg and the Volksheim exhibitions of 1902 and 1905

    By Eckart Marchand
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  • Medieval and Renaissance enamels and other works of art in the Wyvern Collection

    By Hiltrud Westermann-Angerhausen
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  • The Italian Renaissance altarpiece

    By Nicholas Penny
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  • Obituary: Jonathan Brown (1939–2022)

    By Peter Cherry
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  • Renaissance Illuminators in Paris: Artists and Artisans 1500–1715

    By Rowan Watson
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  • Objects, Relics, and Migrants: The Basilica of Sant’Ambrogio in Milan and the Cult of its Saints (386–972)

    By Irene Quadri
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  • Hans Baldung Grien: Neue Perspektiven auf sein Werk

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  • The Art Collector in Early Modern Italy: Andrea Odoni and his Venetian Palace

    By Peter Humfrey
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  • Time, Media, and Visuality in Post- Revolutionary France

    By Richard Wrigley
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  • Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen / Neue Pinakothek: Katalog der Skulpturen Volume I: Die Sammlung Ludwigs I Volume II: Adolf von Hildebrand

    By Philip Ward-Jackson
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  • The Power and Fluidity of Girlhood in Henry Darger’s Art

    By Colin Rhodes
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  • The Burrell Collection

    By Beth McKillop
  • Wealth and Beauty: Pier Francesco Foschi and Painting in Renaissance Florence

    By Elizabeth Pilliod
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  • Poussin and the Dance

    By Timothy J. Standring
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  • Le Théâtre de Troie: Antoine Coypel, d’Homère à Virgile

    By Noémi Duperron
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  • Paintings on Stone: Science and the Sacred 1530–1800

    By Eric Zafran
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  • Francis Bacon: Man and Beast

    By Rebecca Daniels
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  • Collectors, Curators, Connoisseurs: A Century of the Oriental Ceramic Society 1921–2021

    By Peter Y. K. Lam
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  • Paolo Veneziano: Art and Devotion in 14th-Century Venice

    By Andrea De Marchi
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  • Vi o Reino Renovar: Arte no Tempo de D. Manuel I

    By Angela Delaforce
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  • Sallandrouze de Lamornaix 1801–1878: Histoire d’une manufacture d’ exception

    By Pascal-François Bertrand
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  • Majolica Mania: Transatlantic Pottery in England and the United States, 1850–1915

    By Edward S. Cooke
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  • Rita Angus: New Zealand Modernist / He Ringatoi Hou o Aotearoa Rita Angus: An Artist’s Life

    By Mark Stocker
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  • With Pleasure: Pattern and Decoration in American Art 1972–1985

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