• Appel à communication: « “The Envy of some, the Fear of others, and the Wonder of all their Neighbours”. Seventeenth-Century Foreign Insights on Dutch Art »

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    In his Observations upon the United Provinces of the Netherlands (1668), William Temple was commenting on the inhabitants that he met in the Dutch Republic during his diplomatic journey of 1668, but might it also reflect foreigners' views on Dutch art? During the opening conference of the research project “A Golden Age? Rethinking 17th-century Dutch painting,” funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation in 2018, we sought to understand under what historical circumstances and conditions the notion of “golden age” had been constructed in the Dutch Republic between the late sixteenth and...
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