Romantic Prints on the Move - Schedule

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Romantic Prints on the Move
February 1-2, 2019

Schedule

Study Sessions

A central aspect of the conference is student participation and to offer a training opportunity along the lines of the symposium’s central goals: to forge new connections between different fields (from academia to the market place) and to provide an in-depth exposure to German Romantic print culture.
Closed Study Sessions will take place on each morning of the conference from 10:00 am to 12:15 pm.

Conference Locations

The first day of the conference (Friday, February 1st) will take place at the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts.

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts
University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, 6th floor
3420 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA, 19104 (map).

The second day of the conference (Saturday, February 2nd) will take place at the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, located in the Perelman Building.

Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19130 (map).

Friday, February 1, 2019

Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts
University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, 6th floor
3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

 

1:30 pm Introduction

Catriona MacLeod (Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of German, University of Pennsylvania)

 

1:45–3:15 pm Print Economies

Speakers:

F. Carlo Schmid (C. G. Boerner, Düsseldorf): “Johann Christian Reinhart and the Print Market in Germany and Rome around 1800”

Peter Fuhring (Collectors’ Marks Project, Fondation Custodia/ Collection Frits Lugt): “Catalogues and Correspondences: The Marketing Tools of German Print Publishers, 1780-1850”

Moderator:

Britany Salsbury (Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings, The Cleveland Museum of Art)

 

3:15-4 pm Coffee Break

 

4–5:30 pm Collecting German Romanticism Today: Roundtable Discussion with Contemporary Collectors

Introduction:

Cordula Grewe (Associate Professor of Art History, Indiana University Bloomington): “Collecting Prints Past and Present”

Participants:

Fiona Chalom (Psychotherapist, Board Member of Wende Museum of the Cold War and Chair of the J. Paul Getty Museum Disegno Group/Friends of Drawings, Los Angeles, USA)

Charles Booth-Clibborn (Founder of Paragon Press, London, UK)

 

5:30–6:30 pm Reception

 

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Perelman Auditorium
Perelman Building (Philadelphia Museum of Art)

2525 Pennsylvania Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130

 

1:00 pm Introduction

Cordula Grewe (Associate Professor of Art History, Indiana University Bloomington)

 

1:15–2:45 pm Spreading the Print

Speakers:

Kirsten “Kit” Belgum (Associate Professor of German, University of Texas at Austin): “Serialized Landscapes: Joseph Meyer and the Transnational Print Market, 1833-1856”

Michael Leja (James and Nan Wagner Farquhar Professor of the History of Art, University of Pennsylvania): “The Spread of Printed Pictures across the United States in the Early to Mid-Nineteenth Century”

Moderator:

Freyda Spira (Associate Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

 

3:30–5:00 pm Keynote: “The Market and its Critical Reception”

Introduction:

Louis Marchesano (Audrey and William H. Helfand Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Philadelphia Museum of Art)

Speaker:

Jay A. Clarke (Rothman Family Curator, Department of Prints and Drawings, The Chicago Art Institute): “The Matrix, the Market, and its Critical Reception in Late Nineteenth-Century Berlin”