Catalogues

Hoogsteder & Hoogsteder published extensive catalogues, accompanying exhibitions in their own galleries and in collaboration with museums.

Some publications are still for sale. Prices are stated below.

Elizabeth & Frederik,
400 years marriage of the Winter Queen and Winter King

February 2013 – May 2013

Exhibition Newspaper, 14 February 2013, Den Haag Centraal.

400 years ago, on Valentine’s Day 1613, Elizabeth Stuart, Princess Royal, married Prince Frederick V, Elector Palatine. They were both sixteen and had no idea of the impact their alliance would have on the course of European history. They were chosen to rule over Bohemia, but were forced to flee Prague after reigning for just one winter. Known henceforth as the Winter King and Queen they spent the rest of their lives in Holland. They were the first royal couple to reside in The Hague and enhanced the courtly culture that had begun to flourish under Frederik Hendrik, Prince of Orange, and his wife Amalia van Solms.

View the online version in Dutch – (may take a few minutes to download).

 

The Hague Painters of the Golden Age

Hoogsteder Lexicon of all the painters active in The Hague between 1600 and 1700. This beautiful catalogue accompanied the exhibition on The Hague painters organised by Hoogsteder & Hoogsteder at the Hague Historical Museum to mark 750 years of The Hague. The catalogue was produced in close collaboration with the Netherlands Institute for Art History (RKD). The publication contains several introductory essays discussing the art world and the buying public against the background of the history of The Hague. These are followed by separate entries on forty leading masters. Completing the book, is an illustrated (English) index listing all 665 painters active in The Hague between 1600 and 1700. With the many superb illustrations, this forms a valuable reference work. Edwin Buijsen is the main author with contributions from Rudi Ekkart, Marijke de Kinkelder, Erik Löffler, Fred Meijer, Els Neuman, Carola Vermeeren and Ineke Wansink.

Dutch with English index, 374 pp, bound, 80 colour, 100 black-and-white illustrations, Waanders Publishers and Printers ISBN 90 400 9295 8.

€ 25 excluding postage

 

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Music and Painting in the Golden Age + CD

With over 400 pages of beautifully illustrated text, this 1994 exhibition catalogue is both informative and thought-provoking. It is the first scholarly publication to examine the relationship between the two fascinating subjects of music and painting in Holland and Flanders in the seventeenth century. Three introductory articles discuss aspects of the music of the period, followed by detailed discussions of paintings with a musical theme. The authentic instruments originally displayed in the accompanying exhibition are extensively described in a survey of instruments of the period offering a lucid understanding of the range and variety of music in Holland in the seventeenth century.

Originally including CD: Jacob van Eyck & Dutch Songs of the Golden Age (see below). CD Philips Classics DDD 442 624-2. CD no longer available.

English, bound, 388 pp, 83 colour – plus 17 folding plates -127 black/white, Waanders Publishers, ISBN 90 6630 470 7.

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Jacob van Eyck & Dutch Songs of the Golden Age

This CD was produced to accompany an exhibition of Music and Painting in the Golden Age. It features the Utrecht musical ensemble Camerata Trajectina performing 16 seventeenth-century compositions. Saskia Coolen recorder, Suze van Grootel soprano, AIarius van Altena tenor, Erik Beijer viola da gamba, Louis Peter Grijp lute and cittern. Music & Painting in the Golden Age is the first publication to accompany an exhibition together with a cd and a cd-rom.

Dutch, Philips Classics DDD 442 624-2 + CD-I/CD-ROM.

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The Sketchbook of Jan van Goyen from the Bredius-Kronig Collection

This beautifully produced facsimile of the only remaining complete sketchbook by Jan van Goyen is printed on drawing paper. In a separate volume Edwin Buijsen reconstructs the journeys Jan van Goyen made through the Low Countries with this sketchbook in hand. All the drawings from the sketchbook are illustrated here and wherever possible the location is identified. This limited edition was published as a luxury boxed set. The proceeds went entirely to the Bredius Museum fund.

Sketchbook: 105 folios, bound, 109 sketches, Study: English, 124 pp, bound, 133 ill., Waanders Printers and Publishers, ISBN 90 6630 392 1.

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Rembrandt’s Academy

This extensive catalogue accompanied the exhibition on Rembrandt’s pupils organised by Hoogsteder & Hoogsteder in 1992. In his introductory essay Professor Werner Sumowski describes the beauty of Rembrandt’s art and that of his pupils. Paul Huys Janssen shows that the term ‘School of Rembrandt’ does little justice to the excellence of the work of Rembrandt’s pupils. ‘This theme is elaborated in the beautiful exhibition catalogue […]. With his detailed analysis of the paintings and using the historical sources, Paul Huys Janssen opens a window into the painter’s workshop, through which we can see the master as he teaches, surrounded by a group of pupils’, Herman Rosenberg commented in Het Binnenhof.

English, 303 pp, bound, 87 colour – plus 8 folding plates – 116 black/white, Waanders Publishers, ISBN 90 6630 334 4.

€ 25 excluding postage

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Dutch Landscapes

This catalogue accompanied the eponymous exhibition of Dutch and Flemish landscapes held by Hoogsteder & Hoogsteder in 1991. Peter C. Sutton contributed an introduction on the history of landscape collection and Paul Huys Janssen supervised the catalogue entries. Journalist Wim van der Beek: ‘This work is a reference book for amateurs, readers and connoisseurs. Naturally, careful attention has been given to the reproductions and the data about painters and paintings is exceptionally useful and interesting.’ English, 148 pp, bound, 44 colour – plus 10 folding plates – 51 black/white, Waanders Publishers, ISBN 90 6630 256 9.

€ 25 excluding postage

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