Dutch & Flemish Drawings
Mark Evans, Jane Shoaf Turner and Christopher White
The V&A's collection of over 800 Dutch and Flemish sheets, made between the fifteenth and the end of the nineteenth centuries, is the largest in England after that of the British Museum. It includes masterpieces by Rembrandt, Rubens and Van Dyck, as well as designs for tapestries, stained glass and prints, and portraits and topographical views. This systematic catalogue presents 7 years of research by two of the leading authorities in this field. It also includes an essay on the history of the collection.
Christopher White is former curator of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum and latterly, Director of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. He is the author of The Dutch and Flemish Drawings at Windsor Castle (1994). Jane Shoaf Turner is Head of the Rijksprentenkabinet of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and editor of the international journal Master Drawings. She is co-author of the Morgan Library & Museum catalogues, Netherlandish and Flemish Drawings (1991) and Dutch Drawings (2006). Mark Evans is Senior Curator of Paintings at the V&A. He was editor of Art Collecting and Lineage in the Elizabethan Age: The Lumley Inventory and Pedigree (2010) and curator of the exhibitions Raphael: Cartoons and Tapestries for the Sistine Chapel (V&A 2010) and John Constable: Oil sketches from the V&A (V&A 2010-12) for which he was author of the accompanying publications.