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March 2020

Vol. 162 | No. 1404

Drawings

Editorial

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Founded in 1932, the Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte is Germany’s leading academic journal for art history. Although quarterly, not monthly, it is in many ways a cousin of The Burlington Magazine, especially in its strong emphasis on empirical research. It too is financed by subscriptions, but, unlike the Burlington, which is the property of a charitable trust, it is

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Peter the Great: Collector, Scholar, Artist. Moscow Kremlin Museums

This exhibition, commemorating the 350th anniversary of Peter the Great’s birth, presents the ambitious argument that he was Russia’s first Enlightenment monarch. This is quite the rebrand. Peter is known, among other things, for being an amateur dentist and a deckhand on Deptford’s dockyards. Conventional wisdom claims that Russia’s age of 

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March 2020, #1404 – Vol 162

Drawings

  • A tale of two fragments: a Sostratos cameo reconstructed

    By Ittai Gradel,Riccardo Gennaioli
  • A ‘David and Goliath’ by Artemisia Gentileschi rediscovered

    By Gianni Papi,Simon Gillespie,Tracey Chaplin
  • A Portuguese bishop’s pontifical mass service by Luigi Valadier

    By Teresa Leonor M. Vale
  • Observing the artist at work: a drawing by Verrocchio in Palermo

    By Johannes Nathan
  • Early Chinese Jades in the Harvard Art Museums. By Jenny F. So

    By James C.S. Lin
  • Joyas y alhajas del Alto Aragón: esmaltes y piedras preciosas de ajuares y tesoros históricos. By Carolina Naya Franco

    By Kirstin Kennedy
  • Insect Artifice: Nature and Art in the Dutch Revolt. By Marisa Anne Bass

    By Albert Godycki
  • Engineering the Eternal City: Infrastructure, Topography, and the Culture of Knowledge in Late Sixteenth-Century Rome. By Pamela O. Long

    By Joseph Connors
  • Giambologna: Court Sculptor to Ferdinando I. By Alexander Rudigier and Blanca Truyols

    By Dorothea Diemer
  • Francesco Solimena (1657–1747) e le Arti a Napoli. Edited by Nicola Spinosa

    By Stéphane Loire
  • Raffinesse im Akkord: Meissener Porzellanmalerei und ihre Grafischen Vorlagen. By Claudia Bodinek, with contributions by Peter Braun, Tobias Pfeifer-Helke und Claudia Schnitzer

    By Aileen Dawson
  • The Icon and the Square: Russian Modernism and the Russo-Byzantine Revival. By Maria Taroutina

    By Andrew Spira
  • Pier Groups: Art and Sex Along the New York Waterfront. By Jonathan Weinberg

    By Jack Parlett
  • Photography Performing Humor. Edited by Mieke Bleyen and Liesbeth Decan

    By Seth Graham
  • Recent Arte Povera exhibitions in Italy

    By Martin Holman
  • Canova Thorvaldsen: The Birth of Modern Sculpture. Gallerie d’Italia, Milan

    By David Bindman
  • Troy: Myth and Reality. British Museum, London

    By Daniel R. Stewart
  • Alvaro Pirez d’Évora: A Portuguese Painter in Italy on the Eve of the Renaissance. Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisbon

    By Geoffrey Nuttall
  • History in Fashion: 1500 Years of Embroidery in Fashion. GRASSI Museum of Applied Arts, Leipzig

    By Christiane Elster
  • Michelangelo: Mind of the Master. J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

    By John Marciari
  • Feast and Fast: The Art of Food in Europe, 1500–1800. Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

    By Philippa Glanville
  • Peter the Great: Collector, Scholar, Artist. Moscow Kremlin Museums

    By Kamila Kocialkowska
  • Near Life: The Gipsformerei – 200 Years of Casting Plaster. James-Simon-Galerie, Berlin

    By Eckart Marchand
  • Dora Maar. Tate Modern, London

    By Joanna Pawlik
  • Canada and Impressionism: New Horizons. Fondation de l’Hermitage, Lausanne

    By Dominik Brabant
  • Defiant Muses: Delphine Seyrig and the Feminist Video Collectives in France in the 1970s and 1980s. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid

    By Amy Tobin