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Ainsworth, Maryan W.

Overview
Works: 164 works in 497 publications in 5 languages and 8,109 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Catalogues raisonnés  Conference papers and proceedings  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Collector, Creator, Author of introduction, Curator, edc, Honoree
Classifications: ND669.F5, 759.9493
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Maryan W Ainsworth
From Van Eyck to Bruegel : early Netherlandish painting in the Metropolitan Museum of Art by N.Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petrus Christus : Renaissance master of Bruges by Maryan W Ainsworth( Book )

17 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study is an important new account of the life and work of the Flemish master Petrus Christus. It is the first volume to focus specifically on the physical characteristics of his works as criteria for judging attribution, dating, and the extent to which he was indebted to Jan van Eyck and other artists for the development of his technique and style. The author's aim is to examine how certain works were made in order to solve some rather traditional questions of connoisseurship. Recent technical and archival investigations, the results of which are published here together for the first time, form the basis of a sophisticated reassessment of Christus. His relationship with van Eyck's workshop is explored. There is a careful description of his working methods, including his use of underdrawings and his exploration of perspective. The results of dendrochronological analyses of many of his panels are also given. As important as this technical and art-historical evaluation is the social and biographical background that is provided. Christus is placed in the context of fifteenth-century Bruges, a wealthy and powerful city under the rule of the dukes of Burgundy. its status as a ducal seat fostered a lively cultural life, and patrons for artistic undertakings were also found in the relatively large number of well-to-do citizens and foreign merchants who lived there. The economic, social, and political forces that affected Bruges are described, as is their impact on the city's community of artists, which included Jan van Eyck and Hans Memling
Illuminating the Renaissance : the triumph of Flemish manuscript painting in Europe by Thomas Kren( Book )

12 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man, myth, and sensual pleasures : Jan Gossart's Renaissance : the complete works by Maryan W Ainsworth( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jan Gossart (c.1472-1532) has long been recognised for his pivotal role in disseminating and transforming the art of antiquity and the Italian Renaissance style in the North. This catalogue raisonné of the Netherlandish painter, draftsman and printmaker is the first major publication on the artist in more than 40 years
Gerard David : purity of vision in an age of transition by N.Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York( Book )

11 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Bruges and the Renaissance : Memling to Pourbus by Maximiliaan P. J Martens( Book )

13 editions published in 1998 in 4 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This illustrated and wide-ranging study brings Bruges' Renaissance to life. It opens in the 1480s, when artist Gerard David settled in Bruges and Hans Mernling was painting some of his greatest masterpieces, and ends in 1584, when Pieter Pourbus, the most important painter working in Bruges in the second half of the sixteenth century, died in the port city." "Essays by a team of experts explore the artistic developments of the intervening nine decades, with a focus on the spread of ideas from the Italian Renaissance to northern Europe. Through trade, the migration of artists, and the circulation of art works, new intellectual and aesthetic standards seeped into local artists' work, resulting in the glorious images that are so beautifully reproduced in this volume."--Jacket
Dürer and beyond : Central European drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1400-1700 by Stijn Alsteens( Book )

13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This exhibition is the first to offer an extensive overview of the Museum's holdings of early Central European drawings, many of which were acquired in the last two decades. An emphasis on works by later sixteenth- and seventeenth-century artists is balanced by a selection of German drawings from the fifteenth and earlier sixteenth century, of which some of the most exceptional ones--including works by Albrecht Dürer--entered the Museum with The Robert Lehman Collection in 1975"--Publisher's website
Memling's portraits by Till Borchert( Book )

16 editions published in 2005 in English and French and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This illustrated appraisal of every one of Hans Memling's portraits illuminates the artist's extraordinary craftsmanship while exploring in depth the function of portraiture in the Netherlands during the fifteenth century." "Published to accompany a major touring exhibition, this catalogue provides a lavish overview of Memling's career, with a selection of some thirty portraits by the master and his school, including portrait-wings from diptychs and triptychs along with autonomous panels of individual patrons."--Jacket
Early Netherlandish painting at the crossroads : a critical look at current methodologies by Reindert Leonard Falkenburg( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nine papers collected in this publication- which comprises the third and latest edition to the symposium volumes by the Metropolitan Museum of Art - were first presented in conjunction with the Museum's exhibition of Early Netherlandish painting culled from its own holdings in 1998. The essays, by an international roster of leading specialists, together uncover the circumstances underlying the creation of works of art and shed new light on their meaning, in the context of the growing interdisciplinary activity and burgeoning scholarship in the field. The importance of archival research into the socio-economic factors that existed in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries is emphasized- especially, the impact of art markets on the production of paintings as well as sculpture. Much new material has surfaced as a result of advances in the technical investigation of works of art, underscoring the premise that the clues to the meaning of a work are often found not only in its method of manufacture but also in the specific audience for which it was intended and in the function that it originally served for that audience. -- Publisher description
Les Primitifs flamands et leur temps by R. van Schoute( Book )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van de Vlaamse schilderkunst van de vijftiende eeuw
Art and autoradiography : insights into the genesis of paintings by Rembrandt, Van Dyck, and Vermeer by Maryan W Ainsworth( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book reports the most significant results of a scientific study of thirty-nine paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The works under investigation are by seventeenth-century Dutch and Flemish artists, mainly Rembrandt and his school. Art and Autoradiography publishes data obtained by the use of a new technique: neutron activation autoradiography. Through this method, it is now possible to study the substructure of paintings, their genesis, and their condition in far greater detail than had been possible with the conventional techniques of X-ray radiography and infrared photography. As a result, an artist's creative process can now be studied very closely. Autoradiography provides significant information for resolving questions about an artist's oeuvre and about workshop variations, attribution, dating, and even doubted authenticity. -- Metropolitan Museum of Art website
Grand design : Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance tapestry by Elizabeth A. H Cleland( Book )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Renowned throughout Renaissance Europe, Pieter Coecke van Aelst (1502-1550) produced works for the wealthiest and most important patrons of the time, including Emperor Charles V, Francis I of France, Henry VIII of England, the Habsburgs, and Cosimo de Medici. While he is best known for his magnificent tapestries, he was also a consummate artist in other media, and the output from his workshop included painted altarpieces, as well as designs and cartoons for stained glass. This lavish publication, the first comprehensive volume devoted to this Renaissance master since 1966, introduces Pieter Coecke van Aelst to a contemporary audience and places him among the great artists of the 16th century. New photographs, including fine details, reunite twenty of the splendid Renaissance tapestries made to his designs with some of his finest surviving drawings and panel paintings, while texts by thirteen prominent scholars explore Coecke's art and world. Both a feast for the eyes and an important reappraisal of a great Renaissance master, this important study will stand as the comprehensive volume on a major artist of the Northern Renaissance."--Publisher's website
German paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1350-1600 by Maryan W Ainsworth( Book )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paintings by Renaissance masters Lucas Cranach the Elder, Albrecht Durer, and Hans Holbein the Younger are among the works featured in this lavish volume, the first to comprehensively study the largest collection of early German paintings in America. These works, created in the 14th through 16th centuries in the region that comprises present-day Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, include religious images - such as "Virgin and Child with Saint Anne" by Durer and the double-sided altarpiece "The Dormition of the Virgin" by Hans Schaufelein - as well as remarkable portraits by Holbein and the iconic "Judgment of Paris" by Cranach. In all, more than 70 works are thoroughly discussed and analyzed, making this volume an incomparable resource for the study of this rich artistic period
Dante Gabriel Rossetti and the double work of art by Maryan W Ainsworth( Book )

7 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albrecht Dürer by Albrecht Dürer( Book )

15 editions published in 2003 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om den tyske maler og grafiker Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)
Petrus Christus in Renaissance Bruges : an interdisciplinary approach by J. R. J. van Asperen de Boer( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memling and the art of portraiture by Till Borchert( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This illustrated appraisal of every one of Hans Memling’s portraits illuminates the artist’s extraordinary craftsmanship while exploring in depth the function of portraiture in the Netherlands during the fifteenth century." "Published to accompany a major touring exhibition, this catalogue provides a lavish overview of Memling’s career, with a selection of some thirty portraits by the master and his school, including portrait-wings from diptychs and triptychs along with autonomous panels of individual patrons."--BOOK JACKET
Joos van Cleve : a sixteenth-century Antwerp artist and his workshop by Micha Leeflang( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans Memling : portraiture, piety, and a reunited altarpiece by Maryan W Ainsworth( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans Memling was one of the most important, prolific and versatile painters active in 15th-century Bruges, and one of the leading artists of the Early Netherlandish School. Commissioned by Abbot Jan Crabbe, one of Memling's most signifcant and erudite patrons, the triptych of the Crucifixion - in particular its wings, with their complex and meticulously conceived background landscapes and the convincing realism of the portraits - ostentatiously demonstrate Memling's skills and ambitions. Completed around 1470, the triptych was dismembered in the 18th century. Two panels from the altarpiece are among the finest paintings owned by the Morgan Library & Museum, where they are on permanent view in Pierpont Morgan's Study. "Hans Memling. Portraiture, piety, and a reunited altarpiece" accompanies the first museum exhibition to explore the reconstructed masterpiece in context. Underscoring this great artist's impact, the book also examines Early Netherlandish drawings from the Morgan's collection, works ranging from the early compositional studies and figure drawings to a group of portrait drawings made in the generation after Memling and under his influence. Exhibition: Morgan Library and Museum, New York, USA (2.9.2016-8.1.2017)
 
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From Van Eyck to Bruegel : early Netherlandish painting in the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Ainsworth, M. W.

Ainsworth, Maryan

Ainsworth Maryan W.

Ainsworth, Maryan Wynn

Ainsworth, Mayann W.

Answorth, Maryan W.

Wynn Ainsworth, Maryan

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Petrus Christus : Renaissance master of BrugesIlluminating the Renaissance : the triumph of Flemish manuscript painting in EuropeMan, myth, and sensual pleasures : Jan Gossart's Renaissance : the complete worksGerard David : purity of vision in an age of transitionBruges and the Renaissance : Memling to PourbusMemling's portraitsEarly Netherlandish painting at the crossroads : a critical look at current methodologiesPetrus Christus in Renaissance Bruges : an interdisciplinary approachMemling and the art of portraiture