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Published: “Netherlandish Art and Luxury Goods in Renaissance Spain”

Illuminare is proud to announce Netherlandish Art and Luxury Goods in Renaissance Spain, a fascinating collection of essays that explores the diverse ways in which Netherlandish art permeated the artistic landscape of Spain from the fifteenth to the early seventeenth centuries. The lavishly illustrated volume, edited by Daan van Heesch, Robrecht Janssen and Jan Van der Stock,…

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Illuminare (KU Leuven) is a research and documentation centre, located in the Leuven University Library. The focus on medieval and early modern art from the Low Countries in a European perspective is facilitated by both research and doctoral projects that are supported by an international network of universities, institutions, and museums. Illuminare conserves and catalogues illuminated manuscripts and carries out art technical research. It examines, through an interdisciplinary approach, the iconology of medieval art. It holds several research archives of renowned art historians, and organises national and international exhibitions.

Illuminare is supported by KU Leuven, the University Library (KU Leuven), the Van der Weyden Chair – Paul & Dora Janssen (KU Leuven), the Veronique Vandekerchove Chair of the City of Leuven (KU Leuven), the Chair of Medieval Sculpture in the Netherlands (KU Leuven), the Illuminare Fund (KU Leuven), the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO), the Belgian Federal Science Policy (Belspo), the Hercules Foundation and the King Baudouin Foundation.