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Symposium

Symposium acquired triptych

Duration
3h 0m
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Date
Friday 24 May 2019
Time
14:00 - 17:00 uur

On December 5th Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen acquired, at the auction at Sotheby’s, a rare triptych from the Master of St. Veronica, a painter who worked in Cologne in the first part of the fifteenth century. In honor of this acquisition, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen organizes a symposium about the painter and the triptych on May 24th.

On December 5th Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen acquired, at the auction at Sotheby’s, a rare triptych from the Master of St. Veronica, a painter who worked in Cologne in the first part of the fifteenth century. In honor of this acquisition, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen organizes a symposium about the painter and the triptych on May 24th.

This symposium around the Triptych of the Madonna with Saints  from the Master of St. Veronica will take place from 14.00 until 17.00 in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.

After an introduction from curator of the exhibition ‘When the Shutters Close – Highlights of the Collection’ Friso Lammertse, three experts will shed some light on this fascinating triptych.

Dr. Stephan Kemperdick is curator Early Netherlandish – and German Painting at the Gemäldegalerie van het Staatliches Museen zu Berlin. In his presentation ‘Some Painters called the Master of St. Veronica’ he will focus on the identity of the painter of the tryptich.

Head of the Mediaevel Department from the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation & Corboud in Cologne. Dr. Roland Krischel will talk about ‘The Triptych as a Storage Medium – Bosch looking at Cologne Painting’.

University professor Dr. Victor Schmidt, from Universiteit Utrecht, will discuss the ‘Netherlandish and Rhenish painting at the beginning of the fifteenth century’ and will provide the art historical context of the Triptych of the Madonna with Saints.

Please note: the lectures will be presented in English.

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen organizes this symposium in conjunction with the study Art History, Department History and Art History, Universiteit Utrecht. Entrance to the symposium is free of charge (entrance ticket to the museum excluded). We do kindly ask you to book a ticket to reserve your seat.

Purchase with the support of: the Rembrandt Society, thanks in part to Fonds voor Klassieke Beeldende Kunst, Themafonds Middeleeuwen en Renaissance and the annual contribution of the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, the Mondriaan Fund, the BankGiro Loterij, the Stichting Bevordering van Volkskracht, the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds (including its Breeman Talle Fonds), Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen including funds from an anonymous legacy, Mr. prof. dr. H.W. van Os and private donors who wish to remain anonymous.