The Burlington Magazine, February 2012

Posted in books, catalogues, exhibitions, journal articles, reviews by Editor on March 3, 2012

The eighteenth century in The Burlington:

The Burlington Magazine 154 (February 2012)

• Sophie Raux, “Carel Fabritius in Eighteenth-Century Paris,” pp. 103-06. This article establishes, among other things, that Carel Fabritius’s Mercury and Argus (c.1645–47; Los Angeles County Museum of Art) was in the collection of François Boucher, where it was seen by Fragonard.

• Christian Tico Seifert, Review of Vadim Sadkov, The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts: Netherlandish, Flemish, and Dutch Drawings of the XVI-XVIII Centuries. Belgian and Dutch Drawings of the XIX-XX Centuries (Amsterdam: Foundation for Cultural Inventory, 2010), pp. 128-29.
• Xander Van Eck, Review of Lyckle de Vries, How to Create Beauty: De Lairesse on the Theory and Practice of Making Art (Leiden: Primavera Pers, 2011), pp. 129-30.
• Kate Retford, Review of the exhibition The First Actresses: Nell Gwyn to
Sarah Siddons
(London: National Portrait Gallery), pp. 134-35.
• Xavier F. Salomon, Review of the exhibition Il Settecento a Verona: Tiepolo,
Cignaroli, Rotari — La Nobilità della Pittura
(Verona: Palazzo della Gran
Guardia), pp. 146-48.