Colloque : “A Demand for Drawings : Five Centuries of Collecting”.

Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Portrait of a Neapolitan Girl, XVIIIe siècle, brush and brown wash over slight traces of black chalk, on paper, 36,7 x 28,2 cm, New York, The Morgan Library & Museum.
Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Portrait of a Neapolitan Girl, XVIIIe siècle, brush and brown wash over slight traces of black chalk, on paper, 36,7 x 28,2 cm, New York, The Morgan Library & Museum.

Type : colloque.
Date : 4 et 5 mars 2016.
Lieu : New York, Drawing Institute of the Morgan Library & Museum.

This two-day symposium focuses on historic collections of Old Master drawings in Europe and the United States. The keynote address, given by Hugo Chapman, Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum, will be followed by presentations on collectors such as Giorgio Vasari, Pierre-Jean Mariette, the dukes of Devonshire, and Frits Lugt. 

The event concludes with an interview of George Goldner, former curator at the J. Paul Getty Museum and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, conducted by Philippe de Montebello, Director Emeritus of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Programme :

Vendredi 4 mars 2016 – The Morgan Library & Museum :

3:30 – welcome and opening remarks
Colin B. Bailey, Director, The Morgan Library & Museum
John Marciari, Charles W. Engelhard Curator and Head of the Department of Drawings and Prints, The Morgan Library & Museum

3:45 – keynote address
“Parallels, Patterns and Reversals: The British Museum as a Template for Collecting Old Master Drawings”
Hugo Chapman, The Simon Sainsbury Keeper of Prints and Drawings, British Museum, London

4:30 “Collecting Old Master Drawings in Northern Renaissance Italy before Vasari: Motivations and Patterns of Collecting”
Evelyn Karet, Independent Scholar and former Visiting Scholar, Department of Visual and Performing Arts, Clark University, Boston

5:15 “Peter Lely: Collecting in Seventeenth-Century England”
Diana Dethloff, Academic Administrator and Lecturer in Seventeenth-Century British Art, Department of History of Art, University College, London

5:45 “Pierre-Jean Mariette: The Collector as Historian”
Kristel Smentek, Associate Professor of Art History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

6:30 “Pierre-Jean Mariette and the Art of Collecting Drawings
Exhibition open for viewing”

Samedi 5 mars 2016 – The Frick Collection :

10:15 – welcome and opening remarks
Ian Wardropper, Director, The Frick Collection
Inge Reist, Director, Center for the History of Collecting, Frick Art Reference Library
artist collectors

10:30 “Niccolò Gaddi and Giorgio Vasari”
Andrew Morrogh, Associate Professor of Art History Emeritus, University of Oregon, Eugene

11:00 “Rembrandt and His Time”
Michiel Plomp, Chief Curator of Art Collections, Teylers Museum, Haarlem

11:45 “Queen Christina of Sweden’s Collection of Drawings”
Carel van Tuyll, former Director of the Département des Arts graphiques, Musée du Louvre, Paris

12:15 “The Early Dukes of Devonshire: Collectors of Drawings, 1680–1755”
Charles Noble, Curator of Collections, Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth

2:00 “I still spent much more than I had planned”: Buying Drawings at Jullienne’s 1767 Sale
Jennifer Tonkovich, Eugene and Clare Thaw Curator of Drawings and Prints, The Morgan Library & Museum

2:30 “An Acquiring Mind: John S. Phillips, a Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia Print Collector’s Taste for Drawings”
John Ittmann, The Kathy and Ted Fernberger Curator of Prints
Ann Percy, The Mainwaring Curator of Drawings, Philadelphia Museum of Art

3:00 “Frits Lugt: Building a Collection”
Ger Luijten, Director, Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris

3:45 “Janos Scholz and His Era”
John Marciari, Charles W. Engelhard Curator and Head of the Department of Drawings and Prints, The Morgan Library & Museum

4:15 Philippe de Montebello, Director Emeritus of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, interviews George Goldner, former Curator of Paintings and Drawings, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, and former Chairman of the Department of Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art



Citer ce billet
Maxime Georges Métraux (2016, 25 janvier). Colloque : “A Demand for Drawings : Five Centuries of Collecting”. Groupe de Recherche en Histoire de l'Art Moderne. Consulté le 28 février 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/p60g

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Maxime Georges Métraux

Doctorant en Histoire de l'art moderne (Université Paris IV –Sorbonne, Centre André Chastel – UMR 8150). Expert pour la galerie Hubert Duchemin et chargé d’enseignement à l'Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée. Commissaire scientifique de l’exposition "Chic Emprise : Cultures, usages et sociabilités du tabac du XVIe au XVIIIe siècle" (22 juin - 23 septembre 2019) au musée du Nouveau Monde de La Rochelle.

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