Picturing Ludwig Burchard (1886-1960)
A Rubens Scholar in Art-Historiographical Perspective
Lieneke Nijkamp, Prisca Valkeneers, Koen Bulckens (eds)
- Pages: 164 p.
- Size:180 x 265 mm
- Illustrations:56 b/w, 1 col.
- Publication Year:2015
- € 80,00 EXCL. VAT RETAIL PRICE
- ISBN: 978-1-909400-20-7
"Burchard’s meticulously collected material and photographs still is a milestone for the Rubensforschung. This book is the result of an international study day held at the Rubenianum on December 6, 2013, to celebrate its 50th anniversary." (Veronika Kopecky, in: Historians of Netherlandish Art Review of Books, September 2015, http://www.hnanews.org/hna/bookreview/current/vl_picturing-ludwig-burchard0915.html)
This book is the result of the international study day held on 6 December 2013 to celebrate the Rubenianum 50th anniversary.
In 1963 a ship landed at the port of Antwerp carrying the specialized library and photo archive of the eminent Rubens scholar Ludwig Burchard. Ever since, the Rubenianum has been able to pride itself on this important legacy and to expand it in order to become the internationally renowned study centre for sixteenth- and seventeenth century Flemish art it is today.
The proceedings aim to contextualize and to bring to light the man who stood at the beginning of the Rubenianum collection. What is his role within Rubens research? What characterizes the documentation he left us? How might he have operated when compared to his peers? Who was Ludwig Burchard?
Véronique Van de Kerckhof
Dr Ludwig Burchard (1886–1960) and his Role in the Study of Rubens and Seventeenth-Century Flemish Art
Bibliography of Ludwig Burchard
Interview with Anne Olivier Bell: Assistant to Ludwig Burchard 1939–41
Ludwig Burchard and Rubensforschung
Axis and Allies: Ludwig Burchard’s Network During the Second World War
The Rubens Exhibition at Wildenstein’s, London, 1950
On the Record(s): Burchard’s Material Legacy
A Brief History of the Catalogue Raisonné
‘Good old Max’: the German Art Historian Max J. Friedländer (1867–1958), Contemporary of Ludwig Burchard
‘Empathy and deep understanding’: Fritz Grossmann (1902–84) and his Bruegel Archive at the Rubenianum
Epilogue: ‘Aufmerksamkeit nicht immer gleichmäßig’