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ARTECHNE – Technique in the Arts, 1500-1950


  • Dupré, Sven (2019). Perspective as Practice: Renaissance Cultures of Optics, Turnhout: Brepols (Series: Techne – Knowledge, Technique and Material Culture) [Contributors: Tawrin Baker, Marjolijn Bol, José Calvo López, Filippo Camerota, Jaime Cuenca, Sven Dupré, Georges Farhat, J.V. Field, Samuel Gessner, Paul Hills, Elaheh Kheirandish, Juliet Odgers, Dominique Raynaud, Pietro Roccasessa, Mark Smith, Marvin Trachtenberg].
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2019). Animal Bodies between Wonder and Natural History: Taxidermy in the Cabinet and Menagerie of Stadholder Willem V (1748–1806)Journal of Social History, vol. 52 (4), pp. 1110–1131.
  • Boulboullé, Jenny (2019). ‘Essay Review: Collecting Naturalia, Simplicia and Pigmenta in the Netherlands’, Studium, vol. 11 (4).
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2019). ‘Casting Life, Casting Death: Connections Between Early Modern Anatomical Corrosive Preparations and Artistic Materials and Techniques’ in Notes and Records, The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science (April 2019).
  • Dupré, Sven (2019). [with Michael Bycroft], Gems in the Early Modern World: Materials, Knowledge and Global Trade, 1450-1800, Cham: Palgrave Macmillan (Series: Europe’s Asian Centuries). [Contributors: Hugo Miguel Crespo, Christina Anderson, Claire Sabel, Anna Grasskamp, Michael Bycroft, Marcia Pointon, Marieke Hendriksen, Marjolijn Bol, Taylor Viens, Karin Hofmeester, Marlise Rijks].
  • Pinto, Mariana (2019). ‘Taking Paint Samples for Pigment Analysis in Nineteenth-Century England’, Studies in Conservation https://doi.org/10.1080/00393630.2018.1550612.
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2019). ‘The Disappearance of Lapidary Medicine: Skepticism about the Utility of Gemstones in 18th-Century Dutch Medicine and Pharmacy’, in: Michael Bycroft and Sven Dupré (eds.), Gems in the Early Modern World: Materials, Knowledge, and Global Trade, 1450-1800, Cham: Palgrave, pp. 197-220.
  • Dupré, Sven (2019). [with Michael Bycroft], ‘Introduction: Gems in the Early Modern World’, in: Michael Bycroft and Sven Dupré (eds.), Gems in the Early Modern World: Materials, Knowledge and Global Trade, 1450-1800, Cham: Palgrave Macmillan (Series: Europe’s Asian Centuries), pp. 1-32.
  • Pinto, Mariana (2019). ‘A Brief History of Making Copper Objects. Part 2: Casting Techniques’, ARTECHNE project website, 17 June 2019.
  • Stols-Witlox, Maartje (2019). ‘Chemists and Historical Recipes to Clean Paintings’, ARTECHNE project website, 13 February 2019.
  •  Vilarigues, Márcia (2019). ‘ Choreographies of Glassmaking: An Impression’, ARTECHNE project website, 25 February 2019.

  • Dupré, Sven (2018). ‘The Art of Glassmaking and the Nature of Stones: The Role of Imitation in Anselm De Boodt’s Classification of Stones’, in: Isabella Augart, Maurice Sass, and Iris Wenderholm (eds.), Steinformen: Materialität, Qualität, Imitation, Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, pp. 207-220.
  • Dupré, Sven (2018). ‘The Kunstkammer as a Workshop’, in: Room of Wonder I: Axel Vervoordt, Antwerp: DIVA with MER, pp. 19-22.
  • Dupré, Sven (2018). ‘The Role of Judgment in the Making of Glass Colors in the Seventeenth Century’, Ferrum, vol. 90, pp. 26-35.
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2018), ‘Boerhaave’s Mineral Chemistry and Its Influence on Eighteenth-Century Pharmacy in the Netherlands and England’Ambix, vol. 65 (3).
  • Hagendijk, Thijs (2018). ‘Learning a Craft from Books. Historical Re-enactment of Functional Reading in Gold- and Silversmithing’, Nuncius, vol. 33 (2), pp. 198-235.
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2018), ‘Digitale methoden in kunsthistorisch onderzoek: kansen en aandachtspunten’, Article, vol. 20, pp. 4-7.
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2018), ‘Nosce te ipsum: Veränderte Funktionen und Räumlichkeiten des Leidener anatomischen Theaters im achtzehnten Jahrhundert’, in: P. Bleker et al (eds.), Tiefe Einblicke. Das Anatomische Theater im Zeitalter der Aufklärung, Berlin: Kulturverlag Kadmos, pp. 171-184.
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2018). ‘Criticizing Chrysopoeia? Alchemy, Chemistry, Academics and Satire in the Northern Netherlands, 1650-1750’, Isis, vol. 109 (2), pp. 235-253.
  • Dupré, Sven (2018). ‘Introduction: Science and Practices of Translation’, Isis, vol. 109 (2), pp. 302-307.
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2018). [with Ruben Verwaal], ‘A Cool Oven: Boerhaave’s Little Furnace, Part II’, The Recipes Project, 13 December 2018.
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2018). [with Ruben Verwaal], ‘The ‘Gentle Heat’ of Boerhaave’s Little Furnace’, The Recipes Project, 23 August 2018.
  • Hagendijk, Thijs (2018). ‘True Colors, or the Revelatory Nature of Cold’, The Recipes Project, 6 December 2018.
  • Pinto, Mariana (2018). ‘A Brief History of Making Copper Objects. Part 1: Extraction and Preparation’, ARTECHNE project website, 5 December 2018.
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2018). ‘The Devil is in the Details: Turpentine Varnish’, The Recipes Project, 5 June 2018.
  • Boulboullé, Jenny (2018). ‘The Manual as Artifact: On Artists’ Manuals and Craftsmen’s Handbooks’, History of Knowledge blog, 4 June 2018.
  • Hagendijk, Thijs and Tonny Beentjes (2018). ‘Vicissitudes in Soldering. Reading and Working with a Historical Gold- and Silversmithing Manual’, The Recipes Project and History of Knowledge Blog, 10 May 2018.
  • Pinto, Mariana (2018). ‘Michael Faraday and the Chemistry of the Elgin Marbles’, ARTECHNE project website, 12 March 2018.
  • Dupré, Sven (2018). ‘Re-working with Makers’, ARTECHNE project website, 11 January 2018.

  • Dupré, Sven (2017). ‘De kunst van het maken’, oratie voor de leerstoel Geschiedenis van kunst, wetenschap en techniek,
    oratiedatum: 10 oktober 2016, gepubliceerd door Faculteit Geesteswetenschappen UU.
  • Hagendijk, Thijs (2017). ‘Maken als groeien – Wat de meester niét in de hand heeft’, Article, 9 (18), pp. 4-7.
  • Dupré, Sven (2017). ‘De Mirograph in de Utrechtse Swillenscollectie’, in: Esther van Gelder et al. (eds.), Dingen die ergens toe dienen. Verhalen over materiële cultuur van wetenschap, Hilversum: Uitgeverij Verloren, pp. 114-117.
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2017). ‘Met Boerhaave naar de bouwmarkt. Over een chemisch oventje en het nut van historische reconstructies’, in: Esther van Gelder et al. (eds.), Dingen die ergens toe dienen. Verhalen over materiële cultuur van wetenschap, Hilversum: Uitgeverij Verloren, pp. 90-93.
  • Dupré, Sven, Tonny Beentjes and Thijs Hagendijk (2017). ‘Boeken in de werkplaats’, De Boekenwereld, vol. 33 (3), pp. 72-77.
  • Dupré, Sven (2017). [with Christine Göttler] ‘Introduction: Hidden Artifices’, in: Sven Dupré and Christine Göttler (eds.), Knowledge and Discernment in the Early Modern Arts, New York and London: Routledge, pp. 1-16.
  • Dupré, Sven (2017). [with Christine Göttler], Knowledge and Discernment in the Early Modern Arts, London and New York: Routledge [Contributors: Tine Luk Meganck, Christine Göttler, Lorenz Seelig, Felipe Pereda, Karin Leonhard, Oskar Bätschmann, Peter N. Miller, Thijs Weststeijn, Jan Blanc, Paul Taylor].
  • Hendriksen, Marieke, ‘Of Artists and Anatomists: Early Nineteenth-Century Plaster Casts in the RCSEd’s Collections”, Surgeons’ News. The Magazine of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2017), pp. 28-31.
  • Dupré, Sven (2017). ‘Materials and Techniques between the Humanities and Science: Introduction’, in: History of Humanities, vol. 2 (1), pp. 173-178.
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2017). ‘“Art and Technique Always Balance the Scale”: German Philosophies of Sensory Perception, Taste, and Art Criticism, and the Rise of the Term Technik, ca. 1735–ca. 1835’, in: History of Humanities, vol. 2 (1), pp. 201-219.
  • Dupré, Sven (2017). ‘Doing It Wrong: The Translation of Artisanal Knowledge and the Codification of Error’, in: Matteo Valleriani (ed.), The Structures of Practical Knowledge, Cham: Springer International Publishing, pp. 167-188.
  • Dupré, Sven (2017). ‘The Making of Practical Optics: Mathematical Practitioners’ Appropriation of Optical Knowledge between Theory and Practice’, in Lesley B. Cormack, Steven A. Walton and John Schuster (eds.), Mathematical Practitioners and the Transformation of Natural Knowledge in Early Modern Europe, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 45, Cham: Springer International Publishing, pp. 131-148.
  • Boulboullé, Jenny (2017). ‘“In Waking Hours”: Historical Reconstruction, Film, and Why we Need More Diversity in Academic Output’, ARTECHNE project website, 17 January 2017.
  • Dupré, Sven (2017). ‘New Ways of Seeing and Knowing. How Art Moved from the Laboratory to the University’, ARTECHNE project website, 9 February 2017.
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2017). ‘Transmitting Technique Between Disciplines: the Anatomical Models of William Rush (1756-1833)’, ARTECHNE project website, 9 March 2017.
  • Hagendijk, Thijs (2017). ‘Cutting in Cultural Heritage. Besieging the Archives with a Paper-knife’, ARTECHNE project website, 8 May 2017.
  • Boulboullé, Jenny (2017). ‘Seasonality and the (Re)creation of Early Modern Color Worlds’, The Recipes Project, 25 May 2017.
  • Pinto, Mariana (2017). ‘Early Scientific Analysis of Historical Pigments During the Long 19th Century’, ARTECHNE project website, 6 June 2017.
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2017). ‘The Making of Technique in the Arts: Concepts and Practice from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century’, ARTECHNE project website, 26 September 2017.
  • Hagendijk, Thijs (2017). ‘Rock-Paper-Scissors. Bending Tools and the Rules’, ARTECHNE project website, 2 November 2017.
  • Dupré, Sven (2017). ‘Re-enactment in Teaching Art History’, ARTECHNE project website, 21 December 2017.
  • Interview with Sven Dupré (2017), by Monica Auch: ‘De kennis zit in de handen. Onderzoek naar artisanale maakprocessen’.
  • Interview with Sven Dupré (2017), by Michèle Seehafer: ‘Materialized Identities. Objects, Affects and Effects in Early Modern Culture 1450-1750’.

  • Dupré, Sven (2016). [with Tawrin Baker, Sachiko Kusukawa, Karin Leonhard], Early Modern Color Worlds, Leiden and Boston: Brill [Contributors: Tawrin Baker, Barbara H. Berrie, Fokko Jan Dijksterhuis, Karin Leonhard, Andrew Morrall, Doris Oltrogge, Valentina Pugliano, Anna Marie Roos, Romana Sammern, Simon Werrett].
  • Dupré, Sven (2016). [with Tawrin Baker, Sachiko Kusukawa, Karin Leonhard], ‘Color Worlds: Introduction’, in: Tawrin Baker, Sven Dupré, Sachiko Kusukawa, and Karin Leonhard (eds.), Early Modern Color Worlds, Leiden and Boston: Brill, pp. 1-18.
  • Dupré, Sven (2016). ‘Die Sichtbarkeit und Unsichtbarkeit von Körperwissen in der Kodifikation der Künste in der frühen Neuzeit’, in: Paragrana: Internationale Zeitschrift für Historische Anthropologie, vol. 25, pp. 110-129.
  • Dupré, Sven (2016). Review of Richard Yeo, Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2014, in: Isis, vol. 107, pp. 839-840.
  • Boulboullé, Jenny (2016). [with Donna Bilak, Joel A. Klein, Pamela H. Smith], ‘The Making of Knowing Project: – Reflections, Methods, and New Directions’, in: West 86th / The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design and Culture, vol. 23 (1), pp. 35-55.
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2016). ‘Necessary, not Sufficient: The Circulation of Knowledge about Stained Glass in the Northern Netherlands, 1650-1821’, in: Nuncius. Journal of the Material and Visual History of Science. vol. 31 (2), p. 332-360.
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2016). Review of Elizabeth Hallam (ed.), Designing Bodies. Models of Human Anatomy from Wax to Plastic. London: Royal College of Surgeons, 2015, in: Social History of Medicine (Aug 2016) doi: 10.1093/shm/hkw072.
  • Hendriksen,  Marieke (2016). Review of Fenneke Sysling, De Onmeetbare Mens. Schedels, ras, en wetenschapsgeschiedenis in Nederlands-Indië. Nijmegen: Vantilt, 2015, in: Studium, vol. 8 (4), pp. 233-235.
  • Hagendijk, Thijs (2016). Review of Ursula Klein, Humboldts Preußen. Wissenschaft und Technik im Aufbruch. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2015, in: Ambix, vol. 63 (2), pp. 190-191  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00026980.2016.1227170
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2016), ‘Google Ngram for Early Modern History?’, The Medicine Chest, 13 March 2016.
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2016). ‘How to Avoid a Bad Buy and Angry Patrons: A Recipe for Pigment Testing’, The Recipes Project, 12 April 2016.
  • Hendriksen, Marieke and Sven Dupré (2016), ‘Introducing ARTECHNE – Technique in the Arts, 1500-1950’, The Recipes Project, 30 June 2016.
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2016). ‘Creating and Integrating a Database – Work in Progress’, The Recipes Project, 14 July 2016.
  • Hendriksen, Marieke (2016). ‘Preserving and Modelling the Body: Technique in Anatomical Practice and Visual Arts at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1700-1850’, RCSEd Library and Archive blog, 2 September 2016.
  • Hagendijk, Thijs (2016). ‘How to Read Early Modern Instructions for Gold- and Silversmiths’, Shells and Pebbles website, 24 October 2016.
  • Pinto, Mariana (2016). ‘Short History of the Cochineal Red’. ARTECHNE project website, 12 December 2016.