An introduction to the history of European Picture Frames

2020-11-19 17:00:00 2020-11-19 17:00:00 An introduction to the history of European Picture Frames MNHA Conference in English by Huub Baja in the framework of the exposition Beyond the Medici. Florentine art in the Baroque. The Haukohl family Collection. Thursday 19.11.2020 at 18.00 Six centuries of picture frames are shown in a bird’s eye view, from the 14th- and 15th-century International Gothic Style, to the Art Nouveau of around 1900. Surviving, original framings will be highlighted as unique combinations of paintings in their first frame, offering exiting time capsules with secrets about context, visual impact and even meaning. Visual : Hans Versfelt, Interior of the framer’s workshop Gehring & Heijdenrijk, Amstelveen, 2019. Private collection Registration mandatory : phone 47 93 30 21 or servicedespublics@mnha.etat.lu Luxembourg Les amis des musées d'art et d'histoire Luxembourg info@amisdesmusees.lu Europe/Luxembourg public

MNHA

Conference in English by Huub Baja

in the framework of the exposition

Beyond the Medici. Florentine art in the Baroque. The Haukohl family Collection.

Thursday 19.11.2020 at 18.00

Six centuries of picture frames are shown in a bird’s eye view, from the 14th- and 15th-century International Gothic Style, to the Art Nouveau of around 1900. Surviving, original framings will be highlighted as unique combinations of paintings in their first frame, offering exiting time capsules with secrets about context, visual impact and even meaning.

Visual : Hans Versfelt, Interior of the framer’s workshop Gehring & Heijdenrijk, Amstelveen, 2019. Private collection

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