Colloque : « Facts & feelings. Documentary Evidence on Emotions of Artists in the Early Modern Period, 1580-1800 » (12–13 décembre 2012, Louvain)

The symposium aims to bring together national and international researchers in various historical disciplines to focus on a rare type of source material, namely documents that help to clarify the emotions of early modern artists from (primarily) the Low Countries (1580-1800). These sources are hard to find, but they are key to illuminating artists’ private concerns and the interpersonal relationships that existed within early modern artistic communities.

By combining archival research with the growing field of the study of early modern emotions, this symposium seeks to play a pioneering role in focusing on the emotional lives of artists. The presence of leading international authorities in the study of the history of emotions . . . → En lire plus