2023 Seminar

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From 7 to 10 March 2023, the Foundation welcomed two experts in stained glass, Isabelle Lecocq (IRPA) and Yvette van den Bemden (UNamur), who discussed diverse aspects related to the production and conservation of stained glass (historical evolution, commissions, techniques etc.). New avenues of research were presented, in particular with regard to the connections between…

Tapestry cartoons in Brussels in the 16th century

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The Périer-D’Ieteren Foundation recently acquired the digital documentation of Louise Longneaux’ PhD dissertation on Tapestry cartoons in 16th-century Brussels (unfinished due to private reasons). All research material and photographs collected are now available to scholars who envision new research on this topic. In this way, the Foundation, which also holds the extensive archive of Sophie Schneebalg-Perelman (available upon…

Funding Opportunities \ Preliminary Study Grants (conservation-restoration)

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Applications for the Preliminary Study Grants (conservation-restoration) are now open. Applications must be received by 30 September 2022.

Funding Opportunities \ Publication Grant

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Applications for the Publication Grant are now open. Applications must be received by 30 September 2022.

Adoration of the Magi altarpiece

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The Adoration of the Magi altarpiece from the San Nazaro Maggiore Basilica in Milan has arrived at the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage on 15 March 2022 for study and restoration. Coordinated by the Périer-D’Ieteren Foundation since 2017, this project finally got off the ground thanks to the support of the King Baudouin Foundation (René & Karin Jonckheere Fund…

2022 Seminar / Opening lecture / Colette Di Matteo

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Colette Di Matteo: Historical decors and their conservation. To understand and intervene The lectures of the Périer-D’Ieteren Foundation, organised as part of the painting and heritage conservation seminar (HAAR-B5270) of the ULB’s art history and archaeology master’s degree, will be held from 20 to 22 April 2022 on the Foundation’s premises (Rue de Livourne 41, 1050…

Ukraine / SOS Children’s Villages

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The Périer-D’Ieteren Foundation felt it was of the greatest importance to come to the people of Ukraine’s aid amidst the unspeakable suffering inflicted on them by the war. After careful consideration, the Foundation has decided on a targeted support and granted a substantial donation of € 100.000,- to SOS Children’s Villages. Immediately after the start…

Lecture \ L’image dévoilée: révélations et questionnements

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Lecture by Catheline Périer-D’Ieteren as part of the courses of the Collège Belgique, in partnership with the Academia Belgica and under the aegis of the Royal Academy of Sciences, Letters and Fine Arts of Belgium. 17 March 2022, 6 p.m., Academia Belgica (Rome) or via Zoom. More details on the website of the Academia Belgica (FR/NL/IT). Due to…

Publication \ Annales d’histoire de l’art et d’archéologie 43 (2021)

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The 43rd issue of the Annales d’histoire de l’art et d’archéologie of the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) has been published. For further information, please reach out to Christine Boulanger (christine.boulanger@perier-dieteren.org). *** TABLE OF CONTENTS Sébastien Peel, Le cycle marial de la chapelle d’Eton : analyse des transferts artistiques entre les anciens Pays-Bas et l’Angleterre. Sacha Zdanov, Le…

Attribution of the Three Graces to Della Porta

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As part of the preliminary study to the restoration of the 16th-century Fountain of the Three Graces from the collections of the Brussels City Museum, the findings of KIK-IRPA’s interdisciplinary team made it possible to attribute the artwork to one of the major sculptors of the Italian Renaissance: Guglielmo Della Porta (1515-1577). The white marble used by the…