Book Series Museums at the Crossroads, vol. 18

Cultural Exchange between the Low Countries and Italy (1400-1600)

Ingrid Alexander-Skipnes (ed)

  • Pages: 292 p.
  • Size:210 x 297 mm
  • Illustrations:150 b/w, 18 col.
  • Language(s):English
  • Publication Year:2007

  • ISBN: 978-2-503-51838-1
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  • ISBN: 978-2-503-53806-8
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“The volume is a valuable contribution to the study of Netherlandish-Italian relations in all its diversity. (…) the volume belongs on the shelf of every scholar involved in the subject.” (L. Hendrikman, in: Historians of netherlandish art,



Preface - Diane Wolfthal, Florentine Bankers, Flemish Friars, and the Patronage of the Portinari Altarpiece – Michael Rohlmann, The Annunciation by Joos Ammann in Genoa: Context, Function and Metapictorial Quality – Creighton Gilbert, Piero and Bouts – Francis Ames-Lewis, Sources and Documents for the Use of the Oil Medium in Fifteenth-Century Italian Painting – Maria Clelia Galassi, Aspects of Antonello da Messina’s Technique and Working Method in the 1470s: Between Italian and Flemish Tradition – Colin Eisler, Flying Pictorial Carpets - Tapestries’ Transalpine Agendas – Ingrid D. Rowland, Agostino Chigi’s Flemish Connection – Elizabeth Ross, Mainz at the Crossroads of Utrecht and Venice: Erhard Reuwich and the Peregrinatio in terram sanctam (1486) – Ingrid Alexander-Skipnes, Northern Realism and Carthusian Devotion: Bergognone’s Christ Carrying the Cross for the Certosa of Pavia – Marina Belozerskaya, Critical Mass: Importing Luxury Industries Across the Alps – Barbara G. Lane, Memling’s Impact on the Early Raphael – Laura D. Gelfand, Regional Styles and Political Ambitions: Margaret of Austria’s Monastic Foundation at Brou – Yona Pinson, Moralized Triumphal Chariots - Metamorphosis of Petrarch’s Trionfi in Northern Art (c. 1530- c. 1560) – Frits Scholten, Spiriti veramente divini: Sculptors from the Low Countries in Italy, 1500-1600 – Nello Forti Grazzini, Brussels Tapestries for Italian Customers: Cardinal Montalto’s Landscape with Animals Made by Jan II Raes and Catherine van den Eynde – Bibliography - Colour Plates