EMA Book and Exhibition Reviews: March 2019

British Isles

Panorama: London’s Lost View, Museum of London, London (15 March 2019 onwards). Exhibition review by Gillian Darley entitled “Rediscovering a Lost View of London” available here.

France

Jean-Jacques Lequeu: Builder of Fantasy, Petit Palais, Paris (11 December 2018-17 March 2019). Exhibition review by Otto Saumarez Smith entitled, “Painstakingly Perfect and Utterly Peculiar – The Drawings of Jean-Jacques Lequeu” available here.

Merle du Bourg, Alexis. Rubens. The Henri IV Series. Translated by Jane MacAvock and Abigail Newman. London: Harvey Miller Publishers, 2017. 483 pages, ISBN 978-1-9094-0096-2. Review by Adam Eaker available here. 

Germany

Haberstock, Eva. Der Augsburger Stadtwerkmeister Elias Holl (1573-1646). Werkverzeichnis. Petersberg: Michael Imhof Verlag, 2016. 503 pages, ISBN 978-3-7319-0094-8. Review by Christoph Bellot available here.

Oldach, Robert. Stadt und Festung Stralsund. Die Schwedische Militärpräsenz in Schwedisch-Pommern 1721-1807.  Köln / Weimar / Wien: Böhlau, 2018. 518 pages, ISBN 978-3-4125-0283-6. Review by Oliver Auge available here.

Italy

Albrecht, Stefan and Thomas Wilke. Turin. Die Erfindung der Hauptstadt. Frühbarocke Stadtplanung der Herzöge von Savoyen. Petersberg: Michael Imhof Verlag, 2017. 208 pages, ISBN 978-3-7319-0484-7. Review by Cornelia Jöchner available here.

Bazzotti, Ugo, ed. Giulio Romano e l’arte del Cinquecento. Modena: Franco Cosimo Panini, 2014. 384 pages, ISBN 978-8-8570-0787-8. Review by Giulia Savio available here.

DePrano, Maria. Art Patronage, Family, and Gender in Renaissance Florence. The Tornabuoni. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 428 pages, ISBN 978-1-1084-1605-4. Review by Andrea Gáldy available here.

Yerkes, Carolyn. Drawing after Architecture: Renaissance Architectural Drawings and Their Reception. Venice: Marsilio, Centro Internazionale di Studi di Architettura Andrea Palladio, 2017. 288 pages, ISBN 978-8-8317-2674-0. Review by Caroline E. Murphy entitled “Learning from the Survey,” available here.