Acquisitions: Paintings

Author(s)

  • Josephina de Fouw
  • Jenny Reynaerts
  • Matthias Ub
  • Gregor J. M. Weber
  • Lisanne Wepler

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52476/trb.9822

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Author Biographies

  • Josephina de Fouw

    Josephina de Fouw is junior curator of eighteenth-century Netherlandish painting at the
    Rijksmuseum. She graduated in Museum Studies at the Reinwardt Academy and studied Art
    History at the University of Amsterdam, where she received her Museum Curator Master’s
    degree. Her publications include the catalogue for Geschenken voor Willem III: Kunstenaars eren de koning, an exhibition of nineteenth-century drawings and miniature paintings held at the
    Museum Paul Tetar van Elven (2014), and the Rijksmuseum publication on Breitner’s Singel
    Bridge at Paleisstraat (2014). In 2014 she co-curated an exhibition about Adriaan de Lelie’s family portraits at Museum Van Loon and authored the accompanying publication.

  • Jenny Reynaerts

    Jenny Reynaerts is senior curator of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century painting at the Rijksmuseum. Before joining the museum in 2003, she was assistant professor in Modern Art History at the University of Amsterdam. She earned her PhD in 2000 with the book ‘Het Karakter onzer Hollandsche School’. De Koninklijke Akademie van Beeldende Kunsten te Amsterdam 1817-1870. She has published widely and made exhibitions on nineteenth-century art in the Netherlands, on general subjects such as Dutch academism and art teaching practice, land­­scape painting and romantic art, as well as on specific artists, most recently Rembrandt and Degas, entitled Two Young Artists (2011-12).

  • Matthias Ub

    Matthias Ubl has been working as junior curator of early Netherlandisch painting at the Rijksmuseum since October 2009. He is also responsible for the early German paintings and the collection of stained-glass panels. He studied art history in Heidelberg and London and was awarded his PhD for a study of the Brunswick Monogrammist at the Albert-Ludwigs University in Freiburg.

  • Gregor J. M. Weber

    Gregor J.M. Weber is head of the department of Fine and Decorative Arts at the Rijksmuseum.
    From 1994 to 2004, Weber served as curator of Italian painting at the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister in Dresden, and from 2004 to 2009 as director of the Gemäldegalerie in Kassel. He worked as a lecturer at various institutions, including the University of Bamberg. His academic publications take a broad approach and address the art theory, iconography and stylistic analyses of art originating from the areas north and south of the Alps.

  • Lisanne Wepler

    Lisanne Wepler has been working as assistant curator at the Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum in
    Brunswick since 2013, after completing her art historical dissertation in Bonn earlier that year.
    Her PhD thesis Bilderzählungen in der Vogelmalerei des niederländischen Barocks was published by Michael Imhof, Petersberg in 2014. Other publi­cations include ‘The Courageous Magpie’ in Simiolus 35 (2011) and the Rijksmuseum publication on The Threatened Swan (2014). Her work focuses on seventeenth- and eighteenth-century representations of fables in paintings as well as drawings of animals from the same period.

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Published

2015-03-15

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Acquisitions

How to Cite

“Acquisitions: Paintings”. 2015. The Rijksmuseum Bulletin 63 (1): 92-109. https://doi.org/10.52476/trb.9822.