Portrait Miniatures: Artists, Functions, Collections

from 09/09/2022 to 11/09/2022
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International Conference at Celle Castle, Germany. 23 speakers from 11 different countries will meet from 9 to 11 September 2022 in Celle and discuss specific aspect of portrait miniatures.

Portrait Miniatures: Artists, Functions, Collections

The conference will be in English.

Similar to the 2016 symposium, the 2022 conference will cover a wide range of aspects:

– Individual miniaturists, specific workshop contexts, and places of production
– Use and functions of both court and private types and their protagonists
– Iconographic aspects in the context of representation or intimacy
– Evolution of techniques and materials
– Private and public collections

The conference coincides with the ongoing exhibition Miniatures from the Time of Napoleon in the Tansey Collection at the Bomann-Museum. and the publication of the accompanying catalogue‚ Miniatures from the Time of Napoleon in the Tansey Collection‘. The presentations will subsequently be published in a richly illustrated book.

Presentation and speakers pdf

Organization and information:
Admission is free. Both conference venues are within walking distance (20 minutes) from the railway station. Trains from Hannover take approx. 25 to 45 minutes (Deutsche Bahn, Metronom and S-Bahn).

For registration please contact:
Juliane Schmieglitz-Otten
The Tansey Miniatures Foundation

For information please contact:
Bernd Pappe
The Tansey Miniatures Foundation

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