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dr. J.L. (Jan L.) de Jong

Senior Lecturer, Art History of the Early Modern Period
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Research interests

Early Modern Italian Art (1400-1600), especially in Rome:

  • Tomb monuments
  • Travel guides and travelogues, esp. the travelogue of Aernout van Buchel (Buchellius), 1587-88
  • Antiquarianism
  • Papal Propaganda
  • Themes from Classical Mythology


Olympic Adultery: Italian Escapades of Mars, Venus and Vulcan

Reading instead of Travelling: Nathan Chytraeus’s Variorum in Europa itinerum deliciae

Monuments of Meditation and Propaganda: The tombs of Popes Pius III and Pius V

De Sepulcro Laurentii Vallae quid veri habeat: Tracing the Tomb Monument of Lorenzo Valla in St. John Lateran, Rome

Devoot door de dood: Het grafmonument van kardinaal Everhard de la Marck in Luik

Paintings in Palaces: Descriptions and Inscription

Frustrations about Friezes: Themes, Functions and Accessibility

Aernout van Buchel's Description of Italy, 1587-88

"Where the gate drips near the Vipsanian Columns". Aernout van Buchel Gathering Information on the Culture and History of Rome: The Pantheon

Patronage outside the Medici Court: Florentine patricians commissioning and collecting works of art

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Reviews of 'The Power and The Glorification'

Juryrapport WIS Onderzoeksprijs Kunstgeschiedenis 2014

Onderzoeksprijs Italië Studies 2015 is dit jaar toegekend aan Jan L. de Jong

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