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September 2022

Vol. 164 | No. 1434

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Editorial

A practical guide to restitution

As the present issue went to press, there was a month to go before the fate of James Tissot’s portrait of the art dealer Algernon Moses Marsden was to be decided. In June the Minister for Arts accepted the recommendation of the Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art to defer to 16th September granting an export licence for the painting, which is illustrated in this issue in Krystyna Matyjaszkiewicz’s article on Marsden’s rise and precipitous fall (pp.874– 87). 

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Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents Winslow Homer: Force of Nature

In 1999 the artist Allan Sekula entered Lake Washington, near Seattle, and photographed himself swimming towards Bill Gates’s shoreline home. The resulting photographs accompanied a letter the artist wrote to Gates in 2002 about his purchase of Winslow Homer’s 1885 painting Lost on the Grand Banks for more than $30 million. ‘So why are you so interested in a picture of two poor lost dory fishermen, momentarily high on a swell, peering into a wall of fog?’ Sekula wonders. 

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  • The interior of the altar

    Counter-Reformation ambers: Friedrich Schmidt’s workshop in Kretinga, Lithuania

    By Rahul kulka
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  • A young patrician from the Sanudo family choosing Virtue rather than Vice

    ‘A gracious invention’: Veronese’s unfinished painting for the Mocenigo family

    By Jaynie Anderson
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  • Designs for torchères

    Nicolas Pineau as a designer of ornament prints

    By Aurora Laurenti
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  • Le Buet seen from the Glacier d’Argentiere, Chamonix

    Algernon Moses Marsden, ‘the most enterprising of picture dealers’

    By Krystyna Matyjaszkiewicz
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  • Carved container.

    The Emotan Panel in the Penn Museum

    By Kathy Curnow
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  • Angel with the nails

    Jean Ducamps and Joost de Pape

    By John Gash
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  • Chiara Frugoni (1940–2022)

    By Julian Gardner
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  • John Harris (1931–2022)

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  • Aby Warburg: Briefe

    By Frank Zöllner
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  • The Aesthetics of Marble: From Late Antiquity to the Present

    By Ariane Varela Braga
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  • Santa Maria Antiqua: The Sistine Chapel of the Early Middle Ages

    By Erik Thunø
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  • Lorenzo Lotto: Catalogo generale dei dipinti Giovan Battista Moroni: Opera completa

    By Peter Humfrey
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  • Maiolica in Italy and Beyond: Papers of a Symposium held at Oxford in Celebration of Timothy Wilson’s Catalogue of Maiolica in the Ashmolean Museum

    By Celia Curnow
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  • Les Mays de Notre-Dame de Paris, 1630–1707

    By François Marandet
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  • Britain and the Continent 1660–1727: Political Crisis and Conflict Resolution in Mural Paintings at Windsor, Chelsea, Chatsworth, Hampton Court and Greenwich

    By John Bold
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  • Representing the Past in the Art of the Long Nineteenth Century: Historicism, Postmodernism, and Internationalism

    By Mark Stocker
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  • The Metropolis in Latin America, 1830–1930: Cityscapes, Photographs, Debates

    By Gauvin Alexander Bailey
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  • Caravaggio’s ‘Cardsharps’ on Trial: Thwaytes v. Sotheby’s

    By Michael White
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  • Fragonard’s Progress of Love

    By Yuriko Jackall
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  • Bijoux du quotidien: Un trésor picard redécouvert

    By Dora Thornton
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  • Pre-Raphaelites in the Spirit World: The Séance Dairy of William Michael Rossetti

    By Simon Grant
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  • The Women Who Shaped Modern Art in Britain

    By Stephen Feeke
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  • Albrecht Dürer: Print and Renaissance

    By Armin Kunz
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  • Dürer: The Making of a Renaissance Master

    By Lea Viehweger
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  • Gold

    By Alison Wright
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  • Caroto e le arti tra Mantegna e Veronese

    By Giulia Zaccariotto
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  • Le Voyage en Italie de Louis Gauffier Louis Gauffier: Un pittore francese in Italia

    By Philippe Bordes
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  • Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents Winslow Homer: Force of Nature

    By Nicholas Robbins
  • Modern Pre-Raphaelite Visionaries: British Art 1880–1930

    By Rosalind White
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  • Rodin in the United States: Confronting the Modern

    By Jane Becker
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  • Sheila Hicks: Off-Grid

    By Greg Thomas
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  • Cornelia Parker

    By Kathryn Lloyd
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