Human Warmth. The Art of Quiringh Gerritsz. van Brekelenkam (1622-1669)

Title:
„Human Warmth. The Art of Quiringh Gerritsz. van Brekelenkam (1622-1669)”
edited by Jan Michalski and Aleksandra Sikorska-Krystek

Publisher:
Archiwum Galerii Zderzak, Kraków 2024

Technical data:
format 24 x 17 cm, 168 pages, 96 illustrations, soft cover, published in 300 copies
texts in English and French (H. Havard article)

Price:
130 €

Contents:
Tim Warner-JohnsonQuiringh van Brekelenkam – His Life and Work
Jan MichalskiHuman Warmth
Wayne FranitsQuiringh van Brekelenkam and Leiden Painting
Marcin PolkowskiThe Religious Culture of Leiden’s Roman Catholic Community: A Context for the Reception of St. Hyacinth of Poland during the Dutch ‘Golden Age’
Henry HavardQuiring Brekelenkam (1881)
Aleksandra Sikorska-KrystekReligious Paintings by Quiringh van Brekelenkam
Katarzyna WołczyńskaThe Conservation of Quiringh van Brekelenkam’s ‘Smithy’
Jan MichalskiVan Brekelenkam’s Space of Discrete Signs

ISBN 978-83-966633-1-3

For orders delivered outside Poland please contact via email: zderzakoffice@zderzak.pl

The „Human Warmth” – catalogue of the first individual exhibition of Quiringh Gerritsz. van Brekelenkam (1622-1669) – contains articles on the artist’s life and environment, the painting of the fijnschilders from Leiden, the poetics of van Brekelenkam’s painting, the discovery of his art in the 19th century, the culture of the Catholic minority in Protestant Leiden, the religious content of paintings, conservation issues, and the metalanguage of van Brekelenkam’s art. Several topics are discussed for the first time in this context.

The publication is of a non-commercial nature and was published in a small edition.