01 juin 2011

"Display and Art History: The Dusseldorf Gallery and Its Catalogue" @ the Getty Research Institute at the Getty Center

The Quack Doctor, Düsseldorf, ca. 1768–ca. 1775. Jean-Victor Frédou de la Bretonnière (French, b. 1735) After Gerrit Dou (Dutch, 1613–1675) Red chalk, graphite, pen, and ink. Getty Research Institute (870670). LOS ANGELES, CA.- Display and Art History: The Düsseldorf Gallery and Its Catalogue illustrates the making of one of the earliest modern catalogues, La galerie électorale de Dusseldorff (1778), a revolutionary two-volume publication that played a significant role in the history of museums and helped mark the transition from... [Lire la suite]