After the recent Renaissance Society of America conference in Berlin, the Courtauld will be hosting an opportunity for those who could not see he papers – whether due to session clash or not attending the conference – in the, Research Forum Seminar Room, 30 April, 10.00 am – 6.00 pm.
10.00 – 11.30: SPACES AND PLACES I
Alexander Roestel (The Courtauld Institute of Art): Habemus paulum: Reconstructing the Florentine Church of San Paolino
Joanna Cannon (The Courtauld Institute of Art): Relocating the Virgin. Altars and panel paintings in the Dominican churches of Tuscany.
Donal Cooper (University of Cambridge): Provincialism and Plurality in the Franciscan Church Interior
11.30 – 11.45: Break
11.45 – 1.15: SPACES AND PLACES II/WORDS AND PICTURES I
Michaela Zoeschg (Victoria and Albert Museum/The Courtauld Institute of Art): Royal Courts and Enclosed Gardens: The Frescos in Santa Maria Donnaregina (Naples) and Their Audience
Janet Robson (Independent Scholar): Pride of Place: La Verna, Monticelli, and a Trecento Painting for a Noble Clarissan Nun
Federico Botana (Queen Mary, University of London): Learning the Trade: Illustrated Abbaco Manuscripts in Fifteenth-Century Florence.
1.15 – 2.30: Lunch (not provided)
2.30 – 4.00: WORDS AND PICTURES II
Scott Nethersole (The Courtauld Institute of Art): “Your arrows have pierced me”: Perugino’s Saint Sebastian and the Spectator
Federica Pich (University of Leeds): Written for the Viewer, Painted for the Reader: On the Rhetoric of Words in Portraits
Paul Hills (The Courtauld Institute of Art): Language and the Discrimination of Colors in the Time of Titian and Veronese
4.00 – 4.30 Break
4.30 – 6.00: BEYOND TUSCANY
Bryony Bartlett-Rawlings (The Courtauld Institute of Art): ‘Beware, you envious thieves of the work and invention of others, keep your thoughtless hands from these works of ours’.
Eva Papoulia (The Courtauld Institute of Art): Gregory XIII and Sixtus V: A Known Antipathy, an Unknown Project
A WIDER VIEW
Caroline Campbell (National Gallery) – discussant in a round table ‘Painting and Painters in Fifteenth-Century Venice’
Reception to mark the publication of Péter Bokody’s book Images-within-Images in Italian Painting (1250-1350): Reality and Reflexivity, Ashgate 2015.