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September 2020

Vol. 162 | No. 1410

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Editorial

Cultural revolution at the National Trust

What a difference seven months can make. In February we published an Editorial, ‘The National Trust at 125’, which praised the organisation’s recent revitalisation of its curatorial department, and in the same issue launched a series of articles to publish research on works of art in its collections. The latest instalment, written by two of its curators, appears in 

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Mad About Angelica Kauffman

Probably the best-known female artist of the eighteenth century, Angelica Kauffman (1741–1807) was born in the Swiss city of Chur, where she was considered a child prodigy. Between 1758 and 1765 she travelled through Italy before settling in London in 1766, where she opened a studio and embarked on a successful career. In 1781 she returned to Rome, where her fame and wealth grew.

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  • George Gower: portraitist, Mercer, Serjeant Painter

    By Edward Town
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  • A print source for a painting by Gerard David

    By Costanza Beltrami
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  • The sitters in a family portrait by Rubens in the Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe

    By Katlijne van der Stighelen
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  • For a ‘dear valuable and best friend’: a looking glass by Frederick Kandler at Ickworth House, Suffolk

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  • Young Rembrandt and beyond

    By Tico Seifert
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  • Jon Whiteley (1945–2020)

    By Nicholas Penny
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  • Memory and Redemption: Public Monuments and the Making of Late Medieval Landscape (Architectura Medii Aevi, 8)

    By James Alexander Cameron
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  • The Medieval South Caucasus: Artistic Cultures of Albania, Armenia and Georgia (Convivium Supplementum, 1)

    By Thomas Kaffenberger
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  • Medieval Illumination: Manuscript Art from England and France, 700–1200

    By Lucy Freeman Sandler
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  • The Charterhouse of Bruges: Jan van Eyck, Petrus Christus, and Jan Vos

    By Alexandra Gajewski
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  • The Endless Periphery: Toward a Geopolitics of Art in Lorenzo Lotto’s Italy (Louise Smith Bross Lecture Series)

    By Bram De Klerck
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  • Peter Paul Rubens e gli arciduchi delle Fiandre meridionali: Storia di un rapporto di committenza attraverso la ricostruzione documentaristica e iconografica delle collezioni della corte di Bruxelles

    By Anna Orlando
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  • The Print Collection of Cassiano dal Pozzo: Ceremonies, Costumes, Portraits and Genre (The Paper Museum of Cassiano dal Pozzo, Series C: Prints, Part 1)

    By Gauvin Alexander Bailey
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  • The Stafford Gallery: The Greatest Art Collection of Regency London

    By Elizabeth Pergam
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  • Colin McCahon: Volume 1: 1919–1959 (There is Only One Direction). Volume 2: 1960–1987 (Is This the Promised Land?)

    By Mark Stocker
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  • A History of Art History

    By Thomas Dacosta Kaufmann
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  • The Long Front of Culture: The Independent Group and Exhibition Design (An OCTOBER Book)

    By Anne Massey
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  • Andy Warhol

    By James Boaden
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  • Taddeo di Bartolo

    By Carl Brandon Strehlke
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  • Arnt the Sculptor of Images: Master of Animated Sculptures

    By Klara Katharina Petzel
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  • ‘The Immensity of the Universe’ in the Art of Giovanna Garzoni

    By Ingrid Anna Greenfield
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  • A Challenge to the Baroque: Rome, Turin, Paris 1680–1750

    By Camilla Pietrabissa
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  • Mad About Angelica Kauffman

    By Wolfgang Savelsberg
  • En Passant: Impressionism in Sculpture

    By Christopher Masters
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  • Anish Kapoor at Houghton Hall

    By Marina Vaizey
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