Category Archives: Art History

Armada Portrait Campaign

A fundraising campaign has been launched to purchase one of the famous “Armada Portraits” of Elizabeth I of England. The painting was originally owned by Sir Francis Drake and is now being sold by his descendants. This painting presents Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Fellowships at the Art Institute

The Art Institute of Chicago is offering an Andrew W. Mellon Summer Academy and Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowships. Students in history and art history at Northern Illinois University may want to apply for these opportunities. The  Art Institute of Chicago’s posting … Continue reading

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Making and Knowing: Early Modern Geometries

The Newberry Library and Northwestern University are hosting an upcoming conference: Making and Knowing: Early Modern Geometries, a History of the Book Symposium The conference will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2015 and Friday, October 30, 2015. The schedule … Continue reading

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Paleography Seminar at the Medici Archive Project

Seminar on Paleography and Archival Studies May 25 – June 6, 2015 Florence, Italy For the fifth consecutive year, the Medici Archive Project (MAP) will be offering a two-week intensive seminar on archival research. For the first time, MAP will partner … Continue reading

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Paris, Ville de Cour ?

Conférence de Caroline zum Kolk will present a lecture on “Paris, Ville de Cour ?” as part of the “Les Mardis de Lauzun” lecture series at the Institut d’Études Avancées de Paris. Mardi 03 Février 2015, 18h00 – 20h00 IEA … Continue reading

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First World War Posters in Chicago

The University of Chicago Library has organized an exhibition of posters from the First World War to commemorate the centennial of the outbreak of the war in 1914. The exhibition is entitled “En Guerre: French Illustrators and World War I,” … Continue reading

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Marketing Napoleon

Napoleon’s stock value is rising as we near the bicenntenial of the battle of Waterloo in 2015. A cache of Napoleonic memorabilia went on auction this weekend near the château de Fontainebleau. “Nearly 1,000 objects were for sale, including weapons, … Continue reading

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