Book Series Museums at the Crossroads, vol. 23

Family Ties

Art Production and Kinship Patterns in the Early Modern Low Countries

Koen Brosens, Leen Kelchtermans, Katlijne Van der Stighelen (eds)

  • Pages: 239 p.
  • Size:210 x 297 mm
  • Illustrations:150 b/w
  • Language(s):English
  • Publication Year:2012

  • ISBN: 978-2-503-54227-0
  • Paperback
  • Available

"(...) mit informativen, teilweise sehr anregenden Beiträgen bestückte Band (...)" (Almut Pollmer-Schmidt, in Sehepunkte 13 (2013), Nr. 12 [20.01.2016],


Table of Contents:

Hessel Miedema, Kinship and Network in Karel van Mander; Axel Marx, Why Social Network Analysis Might Be Relevant for Art Historians: a Management Perspective; Koenraad Brosens, Can Tapestry Research Benefit from Economic Sociology and Social Network Analysis?; Neil De Marchi and Hans J. Van Miegroet, Uncertainty, Family Ties and Derivative Painting in Seventeenth-Century Antwerp; Rudi Ekkart, Dutch Family Ties: Painter Families in Seventeenth-Century Holland; Brecht Dewilde, On Noble Artists and Poor Painters: Networking Artists in Renaissance Bruges; Natasja Peeters, From Nicolaas to Constantijn: the Francken Family and their Rich Artistic Heritage (c. 1550–1717); Miroslav Kindl, The De Herdt (De Harde) Family in the Service of Emperor Leopold in Vienna; Nils Büttner, Rubens & Son; Jeremy Howarth, The Steenwyck Paintings, Products of Family Enterprise; Hans Vlieghe, Going their Separate Ways: the Artistic Inclinations and Paths of David Teniers I, II and III; Prisca Valkeneers, Justus van Egmont (1602–1674) and his Workshop in Paris; Bert Timmermans, ‘Siet wat een vrucht dat baert hen kercken te vercieren’. Family, Agency and Networks of Patronage: towards a Mapping of the Revival of the Family Chapel in Seventeenth-Century Antwerp; Alison Stoesser, Lucas and Cornelis de Wael: their Family Network in Antwerp and Beyond