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Research

Outcomes so far

PhD projects

Klazina Botke MA: ‘The Salviati family and their art patronage during the reign of the Medici grand dukes’ (promotion in late 2015. Supervisor: Prof Dr Henk Th. Van Veen)

Dr. Elisa Goudriaan: ‘The cultural importance of Florentine patricians. Cultural exchange, brokerage networks, and social representation in early modern Florence and Rome.’ Ph.D. Leiden University, 30 April 2015. (Supervisors: Prof Dr Gert Jan van der Sman, Prof Dr Henk Th. Van Veen)

Drs. Bouk Wierda: ‘Bernardo Vecchietti (1514-1590), a Florentine patron of the arts, client, collector, agent, poet and dilettante.’ (promotion in late 2015. Supervisor: Prof Dr Henk Th. van Veen)

Conferences

International Conference: A Forgotten World: Florentine Patricians as Patrons, Collectors, Cultural Brokers under Medici Rule (1530-1743), University of Groningen, March 3-5, 2011. Key-note speakers: Jean Boutier, R. Burr Litchfield and Henk Th. Van Veen. Speakers: Mario Bevilacqua, Klazina Botke, Meghan Callahan, Janie Cole, Rebekah Compton, Mariateresa Di Dedda, Francesco Freddolini, Elisa Goudriaan, Donatella Pegazzano, Gert Jan van der Sman and Bouk Wierda.

22nd Annual NIKI Conference: Artists and Patrons in Fifteenth and Sixteenth-Century Florence, Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht 2013.

Lectures, articles and essays, editions, theses

Prof. dr Henk Th. van Veen

Lectures:

-         ‘Baccio Valori il Giovane (1535-1606): Florentine art collector and antiquarian,’ 22nd Annual NIKI Conference: Artists and Patrons in Fifteenth and Sixteenth-Century Florence, Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht 2013.

-           ‘The Del Nero’s in Florence and Rome. Self-consciousness and self-representation of a Florentine patrician family, 1500-1700.’ International Conference A Forgotten World: Florentine Patricians as Patrons, Collectors, Cultural Brokers under Medici Rule (1530-1743), University of Groningen, March 3-5, 2011.

-         ‘The Del Nero’s as Patron of the Arts’, Symposium Licht op Italië (Light on Italy), Free University, Amsterdam, 10 February 2012.

-         ‘De Valori’s als opdrachtgevers,’ Conference Burgerspiegels. Burgerschap en burgereducatie van Oudheid tot het Ancien Régime, 14-15 June 2012, University of Groningen.

-           ‘Al vertoond en nog gewenst kunstenaarsgedrag in de Italiaanse kunstliteratuur van 16de en 17de eeuw’, Conferentie: Burgerspiegels. Burgerschap en burgereducatie van Oudheid tot het Ancien Régime, 14-15 June, 2012, University of Groningen.

Articles and essays

-           ‘Princes and patriotism: the self-representation of Florentine patricians in the late Renaissance. In: Princes and princely culture 1450 – 1650 [Brill’s studies in intellectual history ;118], 2, Leiden 2005, pp. 63-78.

-           ’Sodalizi’ of artists and patricians: Filippo Baldinucci’s view on the ’reform’ of painting in Florence,’ In: Harald Hendrix and Paolo Procaccioli eds., Officine del nuovo. Sodalizi fra letterati, artisti ed editori nella cultura italiana fra Riforma e Controriforma . Atti del simposio internazionale, Utrecht 8 - 10 novembre 2007, Manziana 2008, pp. 71-87.

-           ‘De Medici en de anderen: Medici-mecenaat en patricisch mecenaat in zeventiende-eeuws Florence,’ Incontri. Rivista europea di studi italiani, 24.2009, 1, 26-32.

-         K.D. Botke, E. Goudriaan, H.Th. van Veen and B. Wierda, ‘Convegno A Forgotten World: Florentine Patricians as Patrons, Collectors, Cultural Brokers under Medici Rule (1530-1743)', Ricerche Storiche, vol. 41, nr. 2 (2011), pp. 473-477.


Klazina Botke MA

Lectures

-         ‘Non si deve passare con silenzio. De decoratie van de sala grande in Palazzo Capponi en de ideeën van opdrachtgever Ludovico Capponi (1534-1614)’ Symposium: Florentijnse patriciërs als opdrachtgevers, Drenths Museum, Assen 2009.

-         'De Salviati kapel in de San Marco te Florence', Licht op Italië (lecture series, Light on Italy), 26 March 2010, Groningen

-           'The lodgings of marquis Lorenzo Salviati and his wife Maddalena Strozzi', International colloquium: Le prince, la princesse et leurs logis. Logis masculins et féminins dans l'élite de l'aristocratie européenne (1450-1650), Paris, 27-30 June 2011.

-         'Patrician Self-Representation: The Salviati Chapel in Florence (1579-1589)’, Congress: Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, 24-26 March 2011, Montréal, Canada.

-           'Jacopo Salviati (1537-1586) as Collector and Maecenas', International conference: A Forgotten World: Florentine Patricians as Patrons, Collectors, Cultural Brokers under Medici Rule (1530-1743), University of Groningen, 3-5 March 2011.

-           'Alessandro Allori (1535-1607) en Jacopo Salviati: de samenhang in Palazzo Salviati', Conference Dutch National Research School of Art History: De invloed van de opdrachtgever 1400-1800, 8 July 2011, Utrecht.

-           ‘Per incitamento a virtù’. De schilderingen in Palazzo Capponi en de aansporing tot deugd’, Conference Burgerspiegels. Burgerschap en burgereducatie van Oudheid tot het Ancien Régime, 14-15 June 2012, University of Groningen.

-         ‘The Salviati chapel in Florence and patrician self-representation’, Information markets in the Early Modern world : agents, networks and consumers, 1550-1700. Symposium 29 September, University of Louvain 2012.

-           ‘The construction of Palazzo Salviati in Florence’, Annual NIKI Conference: Architectural exchange between Italy and the Low Countries, Technical University Delft, 2012.

-           'Patrician Self-representation: Jacopo Salviati (1607-1672), Francesco Furini and 'La Gloria della Casa Salviati'. 22nd Annual NIKI Conference, Artists and Patrons in Fifteenth and Sixteenth-Century Florence, Museum Catharijneconvent. Utrecht, 2013.

Articles and essays

-           K.D. Botke, E. Goudriaan, H.Th. van Veen and B. Wierda, ‘Convegno A Forgotten World: Florentine Patricians as Patrons, Collectors, Cultural Brokers under Medici Rule (1530-1743)', Ricerche Storiche, vol. 41, nr. 2 (2011), pp. 473-477

-           Review: Sally Cornelison, Art and the Relic Cult of St. Antoninus in Renaissance Florence (2012) in: Journal für Kunstgeschichte, 17 nr. 2/3 (2013), pp. 75-78

-           ‘Per incitamento a virtù’. Ludovico Capponi (1534-1614) en de schilderingen in zijn palazzo te Florence als aansporing tot deugd’, Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis, 126, nr. 1 (2013), pp. 206-219

Dr. Elisa Goudriaan

Articles and essays

-         ‘Vasari’s Ragionamenti and the Medici-myth in the Palazzo Vecchio. An analysis of the ‘senso nostro’ and the ‘molto doppia orditura’,’ Incontri. Rivista europea di studi italiani , no. 2 2009, pp. 175-194.

-         ‘“Un recitativo per il Signor Antonio con un scherzetto di un Arietta fatta fresca fresca”: Marco Marazzoli, Giuseppe Vannucci and the exchange of baroque music between Rome and Florence in the correspondence of marchese Filippo Niccolini,’ Recercare, vol. 25, no. 1-2 (2013), pp. 39-74.

Drs. Bouk Wierda

Articles and essays

-           ‘The true identity of the Anonimo Magliabechiano’. In: Mitteilungen des Kunsthistorischen Institutes in Florenz 53, 2009, pp. 157-168.

Editions

-           Complete and critical edition and translation of the Codice dell’Anonimo Magliabechiano, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Florence (together with fellow researcher Lotte van ter Toolen MA). Supervisors: Prof. Henk Th. van Veen and Prof. Michael Kwakkelstein (NIKI), Edition forthcoming.

Julia Dijkstra MA

Lectures

-           ‘In – between Florence and Rome: The sculpture collection of Niccolò and Lorenzo Ridolfi on display,’ NIKI-symposium: Artists and Patrons in Fifteenth and Sixteenth-Century Florence, Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht, 2013.

-           ‘On the Unifying Power of Art: A Case-Study of Art Patronage in Sixteenth-Century Florence and Rome’, Congress Solidarity & Togetherness in the Premodern World, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, July 2014.

Research Master’s Thesis

-         ‘Portraits of Tyrannicide? Art patronage of the fuorusciti in Rome between 1530 and 1554’ (University of Groningen, 2015).

                               

Sanne Roefs MA

Lectures

-         (together with Lotte van ter Toolen MA) ‘The Patrician Patronage Project: an Introduction to the Database’, November 2013, Dutch University Institute for Art History in Florence (NIKI).

Research Master’s Thesis

-         ‘Commisioning Art and Architecture during Medici Rule (1530-1670): a case study of the Guicciardini family’ (University of Groningen, forthcoming).

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