Introduction. G.J. Hoogewerff, Explorer in Art History

Krul, W., 2014, Medieval Art in the Northern Netherlands before Van Eyck: New Facts and Features . van Egmond, A-M. & Chavannes-Mazel, C. A. (eds.). Utrecht: Clavis, p. 12-19; 198-199 8 p.

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G.J. Hoogewerff (1884-1963) was director of the Netherlands Historical Institute in Rome, professor at the University of Utrecht, and director of the Netherlands Art Historical Institute in Florence. In 2012, it was the 75th anniversary of the publication of his five-volume history of medieval painting in the northern Netherlands. In the introduction to the papers of the conference organized on this occasion, an overview is given of the art historian's life and career, with particular stress on his ideas on development in art history and iconology.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMedieval Art in the Northern Netherlands before Van Eyck
Subtitle of host publicationNew Facts and Features
EditorsAnna-Maria van Egmond, Claudine A. Chavannes-Mazel
Place of PublicationUtrecht
Pages12-19; 198-199
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)978-90-75616-00-2
Publication statusPublished - 2014


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