Making Art in Tudor Britain - Workshop 2

Making Art in Tudor Britain

Abstracts from Academic Workshops (2007-8)
Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council

Workshop 2 (November 2007)
Tudor Artists or Artisans? Native practices, methods, materials and the context of craft production

Artists' Materials in Sixteenth-Century England: Import and Retail Trade
Jo Kirby Atkinson, Scientific Department, The National Gallery, London

Medieval artistic practice: Precursors in medieval paint technology
Marie Louise Sauerberg, Hamilton Kerr Institute, University of Cambridge

The Technique of English Medieval Wall Painting: 1385-1485, the century leading to the reign of Henry Tudor
Helen Howard, Scientific Department, National Gallery

English Workshops: work in progress on 'Master John' & other 1540s native painters
Sophie Plender, Senior Project Conservator, National Portrait Gallery
Dr. Tarnya Cooper, Curator, sixteenth-century collections, National Portrait Gallery

Decorative painting and plasterwork in houses: the use of copy-books
Dr Tara Hamling, Department of Modern History, University of Birmingham

Furniture and woodwork in Tudor England: native practices, methods, materials and context
Nick Humphrey, Furniture, Textiles and Fashion Department, Victoria and Albert Museum

Elizabethan and Jacobean Painter-Heralds
Dr Elizabeth Goldring, Associate Fellow, Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, University of Warwick

Artists and guilds in London: constraints and opportunities
Ian W. Archer, Keble College, Oxford

Provincial Artisan Networks and the Painter's Occupation
Robert Tittler, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

Oil painting of Katherine Parr Katherine Parr, attributed to Master John, circa 1545