Casestudy Jacob van Oost I

Jacob van Oost I (1603-1671) is a Bruges painter and draftsman. Van Oost is viewed as the most important 17th-century painter from Bruges. He makes portraits for the Bruges bourgeois and history paintings, but is primarily known for the altarpieces that he makes in the spirit of the Counter Reformation. Many of his altarpieces can be admired in Bruges. He also made copies after Van Dyck and Rubens ...

Rubenianum lecture on the dramatic potential of the portrait

Drs. Bert Watteeuw (Rubenianum) will give a lecture on the dramatic potential of the portrait.

This lecture will focus on the portrait as a literary motif. Through a reading of seventeenth-century tragedies, comedies, novellas, folk stories, songs, satires and jokes it will reveal emotional and even passionate aspects that remain skillfully hidden from view in the sitter's composed and impassive ...

Images VKC On ARTSTOR

Since 24 May, Lukas-Art in Flanders is collaborating with ARTstor to share worldwide more than 4400 images from more than 30 important Flemish collections. ARTstor is a digital library for non-profit research.

The collections from the three partner museums of the Flemish Art Collection (VKC)-the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp (KMSKA), the Groeninge Museum in Bruges and the Museum of Fine Arts ...

Expo The Golden Cabinet. Royal Museum at the Rockox House

Visitors to Antwerp's Rockox House after 2 February 2013 will get an impression of the opulence of the 17th century town houses of the city. Top pieces from Antwerp's Royal Museum of Fine Arts (KMSKA), currently closed for restoration, and the most important works from the Rockox House Museum transform this former burgomaster's patrician residence into a luxurious art cabinet.

Evocation

During t ...