In His Milieu
In His Milieu
Essays on Netherlandish Art in Memory of John Michael Montias
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Contents - 6 Four Remembrances - 13 Art-Historical Publications byJohn Michael Montias1 - 23 Two Forms of Knowledge: Invention and Production in Thomas de Keyser’s - 29 The Case of Han van Meegeren’sFake Vermeer Supper at Emmaus Reconsidered - 47 Prices of Northern Netherlandish Paintingsin the Seventeenth Century - 59 The Mysterious Landscape PainterGovert Janszn called Mijnheer (1577-c.1619) - 73 Jacob Ochtervelt’s Rotterdam Patron - 101 Did Rembrandt Travel to England? - 123 The Antwerp-Mechelen Productionand Export Complex - 133 Thoughts on the Market for Rembrandt’sPortrait Etchings - 149 If the Shoe Fits: Courtship, Sex, and Societyin an Unusual Painting by Gonzales Coques - 165 A Sophonisba by Pieter Lastman? - 173 Poelenburch’s Garden: Art, Flowers, Networks,and Knowledge in Seventeenth-CenturyHolland - 183 Tournai’s Renaissance Jubé: Artas Instrument of Empowerment - 193 Vermeer and His Thematic Use of Perspective - 209 The Face in the Landscape: A PuzzlingPrint by Matthäus Merian the Elder - 219 Murant and his Milieu: A Biography ofEmanuel Murant, the “Rustic Forerunner”of Jan van der Heyden - 233 Rubens as a Teacher: “He may teach his artto his students and others to his liking” - 247 Abraham van Dijck (1635?-1680) a DordrechtPainter in the Shadow of Rembrandt - 265 Joachim/Peter Wtewael, Father/Son,Master/Pupil - 279 At Home with the Ten Commandments:Domestic Text Paintings in Seventeenth-Century Amsterdam - 287 The Transfer and Reception of Dutch Art inthe Baltic Area during the Eighteenth Century:The Case of the Hamburg Dealer GerhardMorrell - 301 Sleeping Caps, City Views, and State Funerals:Privileges for Prints in the Dutch Republic,1593-1650 - 313 Piety and Splendor: The Art Collection ofAntwerp Burgomaster Adriaan Hertsen - 347 Pictorial Archives: “Jordaans” in Delft - 375 Visiting Vermeer: Performing Civility - 386 The Montias Database: Inventories ofAmsterdam Art Collections - 395 Some Questions Concerning InventoryResearch - 403 Marketing the Dutch Past: The Lucas vanLeyden Revival around 1600 - 411 “Les regards dards”: Werner van den Valckert’sVenus and Cupid1 - 423 The School of Cornelis van Poelenburch - 441 From Art to Politics: The Paintings of Jean deWarignies, Lord of Blainville (c. 1581-1628) - 455 Van Eyck Out of Focus - 467 Landscape’s Pleasures: The Gifted Drawingin the Seventeenth Century - 483

In His Milieu

Essays on Netherlandish Art in Memory of John Michael Montias

Collected in memory of the Vermeer scholar and Yale economist J. Michael Montias, these essays take into account the latest trends in the field and provide new data on a wide range of topics in Netherlandish art. Themes include the reception of paintings and architecture; art collecting as interpreted through inventories and other documents that reveal modes of display; relationships between patrons and painters; recently found or attributed works of art; artists as teachers; and the art market. Taken together, these focused studies offer fresh perspectives on the historical appreciation and evaluation of art.

Drawing upon J.M. Montias’ contribution to art history, these 32 essays present new analyses, attributions, and documents on Netherlandish art and material culture – including the work of Vermeer, Rubens, Rembrandt, van Eyck and others – by internationally known scholars of art history and the economics of art

Amy Golahny

Amy Golahny is the Richmond Professor of Art History at Lycoming College, and president of the international organization Historians of Netherlandish Art. Her publications include Rembrandt's Reading and many articles on Dutch art.

Mia Mochizuki

Mia M. Mochizuki, a scholar of Northern Renaissance and Baroque art, retired from teaching after holding professorships at New York University Institute of Fine Arts and NYU Abu Dhabi, the Graduate Theological Union and Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, and the University of Chicago. Her seven books include: the prize-winning Netherlandish Image after Iconoclasm (2008), Dawn of a Global Age (2017), The Nomadic Object (ed., 2018), and Jesuit Art (2022).

Lisa Vergara

Lisa Vergara is associate professor of art history at Hunter College and The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, New York, New York.