CONF: Collections in Early Modern Era (Olomouc, 13-17 Jun 2022)

Palacký University Olomouc in cooperation with Leiden University, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and University of Trnava cordially invites you to an international workshop held in Olomouc, 13 – 17 June 2022, Auditorium Maximum, Department of Art History, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc, Univerzitní 3.


MONDAY 13 June
9:15 Welcome speeches:
Jan Stejskal (dean of the Faculty of Arts)
Jana Zapletalová (head of the Department of Art History)

Collection I: Kunstkammer (chair Eliška Zlatohlávková)
9:45 Marika Keblusek (University of Leiden) – How to Form a Wunderkammer in 1600? The Encyclopedic Collection of Bernardus Paludanus (1550–1633)
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Sylva Dobalová (Institute of Art History ASCR) – Daniel Froeschl and Collecting at the Court of Rudolf II in Prague
11:45 Brantly Moore Hancock (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) – Please Touch the Art: Collectors at Play in the Early Modern Kunstkammer

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Andrea Gáldy (Ludwig Maxmilian University of Munich) – The Kunstkammer of Cosimo I de’ Medici – (online lecture)
14:15 Ludwig Kallweit (Technical University Dresden) – Between Everyday Item and Collection Object: Observations on the Augsburg Art Cabinets of the 17th-Century
15:00 Marcus Becker (Humboldt University Berlin) – The Berlin Kunstkammer, or How to Approach a Changeable Historical Collection

Collection II: Portraits / Portraits galleries (chair Ingrid Halászová)
9:00 Štěpán Vácha (Institute of Art History ASCR) – Eternal Groom: Courtship of Rudolf II at the Princely Courts and Portraits of Princesses in Imperial Prague
9:45 Lilian Ruhe – Facing the Family: The Identification of Aristocrats in an Alternative Ahnengalerie in Castle Bückeburg
10:30 Coffee break

Collection III: Networks / Art Market
11:00 Markéta Ježková (Institute of Art History ASCR) – Transporting Artworks for Rudolf II of Habsburg: Who and Why?
11:45 Elisa Ludwig (Ludwig Maxmilian University of Munich) – Collecting Through Networking: The Curiosity Cabinet of Ferdinand Orban SJ (1652–1732)

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Elisa Marangon (Palacký University Olomouc) – Karl von Lichtenstein-Castelcorno: A Moravian Patron’s Network in Late Baroque Rome (1680–1690)
14:15 Sarah Bakkali (Réunion des musées nationaux – Grand Palais) – Selling Old Master Paintings across the Channel: Jean-Baptiste-Pierre Lebrun and Britain

Collection IV: Collectors
15:00 Magdalena Herman (University of Warsaw) – Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover? Bindings of Books and Print Albums from Jan Ponętowski’s Collection
15:45 Anne-Sophie Laruelle (University of Liège) – The Tapestry Collection of the Prince-Bishop of Liege in the 16th Century: New Evidence from Archival Sources

Collection IV: Collectors (chair Marika Keblusek)
9:00 Sergio Ramiro Ramírez (University of Vienna) – Francisco de los Cobos and the Exhibition of a New Nobility: Artistic Patronage at the Hispanic court in the 16th-Century
9:45 Stefan Albl (University of Vienna) – The Ludovisi collection in Rome and the Advent of the Neo-Venetian Style

10:30 Coffee break

11:00 Aistė Paliušytė (Lithuanian culture research institute) – Michal Kazimierz Radziwill and His Grünes Gew.lbe: The Princely Collection in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania
11:45 Matej Klemenčič (University of Ljubljana) – Collecting sculpture in 18th Century Venice

12:30 Lunch

Collection V: Afterlife of Collections
13:30 Renata Komic Marn (France Stele Institute of Art History) – Fatal Crossing of the Border: Translocation of Paintings from the Palais Attems in Graz to Yugoslavia
14:15 Ingrid Halászová (University of Trnava) – Pálffy’s Portrait Collection in Slovakia between the Past and the Present: a Model Example of the Research Tasks and Challenges in Post-socialist Countries
15:00 Eliška Zlatohlávková (Palacký University Olomouc) – The Collection of Adolf Vratislav of Sternberg (1627–1703) and its Faith

THURSDAY 16 June – Excursion Kroměříž – archbishopric collections

FRIDAY 17 June – Excursion – Olomouc
For more information, please do not hesitate to contact the main organizer of the workshop, Eliska Zlatohlávková: