Carla van de Puttelaar and the Old Masters
by Fred G. Meijer (Art History)
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Already from the titles of some of Carla van de Puttelaar’s photo series it becomes clear that she finds inspiration in the works of the old masters: Rembrandt Series, Cranach Series, Sassoferato Series. In his talk, art historian Fred Meijer, specialist on Dutch and Flemish seventeenth-century painting, will discuss similarities and differences between Van de Puttelaar’s approach and that of the painters and draughtsmen of past centuries. Fred G. Meijer is a well-known art historian and an acclaimed connoisseur in the field of Dutch and Flemish seventeenth-century painting. He is widely recognized as a leading specialist in still-life painting of the period, as well as for his profound knowledge of other areas, such as genre painting, portraiture, and non-Netherlandish still-life painting.