The Rijksmuseum Bulletin is the English language academic journal of the Rijksmuseum, published quarterly.
The Rijksmuseum Bulletin 2013/4
Matthias Ubl, ‘‘The Office of the Dead’: a New Interpretation of the Spes Nostra Painting’. The meaning and origin of the mysterious iconography of the Rijksmuseum’s panel by the Master of Spes Nostra unraveled.
Femke Speelberg, ‘Collecting Inspiration: a Dutch Woodcarver’s Scrapbook and the Legacy of the Ornament Print in the Nineteenth Century’. The scrapbook album of woodcarver Cord Heinrich Schmidt invites us to re-examine how the ornament print lived on throughout the 19th century.
Harm Stevens, ‘‘The Tumbling Child Belongs in the City Scene, Like Herring Carts’ Playgrounds and Equipment by Aldo van Eyck’. How playgrounds disappeared from post-war Amsterdam, illustrated with the recently acquired aluminium playground equipment designed by architect Aldo van Eyck.
Ludo van Halem, ‘Acquisitions: Twentieth-Century Fine and Applied Art’
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About The Rijksmuseum Bulletin
The Rijksmuseum Bulletin is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal presenting scholarly articles that contribute to historical and art-historical research into the Rijksmuseum collections to an international audience of curators, scholars, students, art professionals and enthusiasts.
Scientific research into objects and works of art by museum experts is often published in The Rijksmuseum Bulletin. However, authors from outside the museum are most welcome to contribute.
The Rijksmuseum Bulletin is published by the Rijksmuseum Publications Department.
Editorial Board: Titus Eliëns, Rachel Esner, Jos Gommans, Cornelia Homburg, Volker Manuth, Nadine Orenstein, Maarten Prak, William W. Robinson, Niek van Sas, Arthur K. Wheelock
Editors: Jan van Campen, Jan de Hond, Jenny Reynaerts, Marijn Schapelhouman
The Rijksmuseum Bulletin available in JSTOR
The Rijksmuseum has worked with JSTOR, a not-for-profit online digital archive, to provide access to the complete back runs of the Bulletin van het Rijksmuseum (in Dutch with English summary) and preserve them in a long-term archive. Users may search, browse, view, and print full-text PDF versions of articles in the Bulletin van het Rijksmuseum, from 1953 to 2008. The journals are available as part of JSTOR’s Arts & Sciences VIII Collection. Information regarding JSTOR is available at www.jstor.org.
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Volume 61, 2013 (4 issues)
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