About

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Eric Jan Sluijter is professor of Art History of the Renaissance and Early Modern Period (emeritus since 01-04-2011). He is chair of the Amsterdam Centre for Study of the Dutch Golden Age (director Dr. Lia van Gemert)

He studied art history at Leiden University, where he also received his PhD. He began his career as research fellow at the Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie in The Hague (1972-1976). Between 1976 and 2002 he was assistant/associate professor at Leiden University. During this period he also taught for one semester (1991) as visiting professor at Yale University (New Haven, CT) and for two months at the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’ (1993).

His appointment as professor in the History of Renaissance and Early Modern Art at the University of Amsterdam (01-01-2002) included a position as visiting professor at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, during the years 2002-2007 (one semester a year).

Sluijter has published widely on many aspects of Dutch painting and printmaking in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries: from 16th-century prints and 18th-century painted wall-hangings to the art of Rembrandt and Vermeer.

He supervised the research programs:

– Pictorial Tradition and Meaning in 16th and 17th-Century Painting and Printmaking (funded by NWO, 1996-2001)

– Artistic and Economic Competition in the Amsterdam Art Market, c. 1630-1690; History Painting in Rembrandt’s Time. (funded by NWO, 2007-2011; co-supervisor dr. Marten Jan Bok)

– The Cultural Industry of Amsterdam in the Golden Age (funded by the KNAW, 2010-2013;. co-ordinator dr. Harm Nijboer)

– (as co-supervisor) Cultural Transmission and Artistic Exchange in the Low Countries, 1572-1672: Mobility of Artists, Works of Art and Artistic Knowledge (funded by NWO, 2009-2014; supervisor: Dr. Filip Vermeylen; co-supervisor Dr. Karolien de Clippel).

For a full list of scholarly publications, see page ‘publications’. It is possible to download most of the publications listed there.

A list of publications also in: Aemulatio

A.W.A. Boschloo et al. (eds), Aemulatio. Imitation, emulation and invention in Netherlandish art from 1500 to 1800. Essays in honor of Eric Jan Sluijter, Zwolle 2011, pp. 471-473.

 

For Sluijter’s unpublished valedictory lecture (15-04-2011 at the University of Amsterdam, and 21-05-2011 at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU); and an unpublished paper (Dublin 2009), see page ‘lectures’.

His books include:

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Books and exhibition catalogues to which he contributed:

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2017

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2017

omslag 2016 Lairesse
2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

omslag 2015 Sandrart
2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20160920_085807-defomslag 2015 Flinck
2015
omslag 2015 Boston Class
2015
omslag 2015 RM-boekje
2015
omslag 2015 Paleis1
2015

 

 

 

 

 

omslag 2013 Kinkelder bundel
2013
omslag 2011 Nude and Norm
2011

 

 

 

 

 

omslag 2010 Passions
2010
omslag 2009 Rembrandt-Wissenschaft
2009

 

omslag 2009 Classical Mythology
2009
omslag 2008 Market-Connoisseurship
2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

omslag 2008 Bakker bundel
2008
omslag 2006 Montias bundel
2006

 

omslag 2005 Learned Eye
2005
omslag 2003 Dutch Britain
2003
omslag 2002 Geschiedenis Holland
2002
omslag 2002 Nieuwe RM
2002
omslag 2001 Rembrandt's Women
2001
omslag 2001 Art&Home
2001
omslag 2001 Art and market
2000
20160920_090126-defomslag 2000-01 Greek Gods
2000/2001
omslag 2000 Van Strij
2000
omslag 1999 Golden Age Perspective
1999
omslag 1998 Vermeer Studies
1998
omslag 1998 ModellingHist
1998
omslag 1998 Bathsheba
1998
omslag 1998 Kg in NL
1998
omslag 1997 Tracce
1997
omslag 1997 Looking Dutch Art
1997
20160920_093207-def omslag 1996 Van Goyen
1996
omslag 1993 Remrbandt and Pupils
1993
20160920_085558-defomslag 1993 Pastorale
1993
omslag 1993 Goltzius
1993
omslag 1992 Gouden Eeuw
1992
omslag 1991 Art in Hist
1991
omslag 1990 Ned Portrettenn
1990
omslag 1988 spiegel
1988
omslag 1985 Neth Mannerism
1987
omslag 1981 Stad Delft
1981
omslag 1980 Gods Saints Heroes
1980/81
omslag 1980 Scheurleer bundel
1980