CONFERENCE: Archduke Ferdinand	II	of	Austria	(1529–1595)	and	his	cultural	patronage	 between	Prague	and	Innsbruck (22-23.02.2018)

CONFERENCE: Archduke Ferdinand II of Austria (1529–1595) and his cultural patronage between Prague and Innsbruck (22-23.02.2018)

Place Academic Conference Center, Husova 4a, Prague 1, CZECH REPUBLIC
Organizer Institute of Art History (Czech Academy of Sciences - CAS, Prague) in cooperation with National Gallery in Prague
More info http://www.udu.cas.cz/en/future-events/86/

The Institute of Art History CAS in cooperation with the National Gallery in Prague organises an international conference Archduke Ferdinand II of Austria (1529–1595) and his cultural patronage between Prague and Innsbruck. The conference will take place from 21 till 23 February 2018 in Prague.

Programme:
Wednesday 21. 2. 2018
8.45 Registration
9.10 Welcome by the director of CAS Tomáš Winter and an introduction
9.30–10.30 Opening lectures:
Jaroslava Hausenblasová (Charles University, Prague): Der Hof Erzherzog Ferdinand II. – seine Organisation, Funktionalität und Finanzierung
Veronika Sandbichler (Schloss Ambras Innsbruck): Die Rekonstruktion der Kunst- und Wunderkammer Erzherzog Ferdinands II.
10.30–10.45 – coffee break

10.45–12:15 Session one – Kunstkammer I.
Thomas Kuster (Schloss Ambras Innsbruck): „Aus Schatzkisten und Betttruhen“ – Das Nachlassinventar Erzherzog Ferdinands II. von 1596
Beket Bukovinská (Institute of Art History, CAS): Die Kunstkammern Erzherzog Ferdinands II. und Rudolfs II.: Berührungen in der Vergangenheit und Gegenwart
Stanislav Hrbatý (The Muzeum of Eastern Bohemia, Hradec Králové): Archduke Ferdinand’s Collection of Armories during his Prague Stay
12.15–13.45 Lunch

13.45–15.15 Kunstkammer II.
Annemarie Jordan Gschwend (Centro de Humanidades, Lisbon): Antonio Meyting, Hans Khevenhüller and Ferdinand II:Cultural Transfers between Iberia and Schloss Ambras
Michaela Pejčochová (National Gallery in Prague): Chinese Paintings in the Collection of the Archduke Ferdinand II at Schloss Ambras
Markéta Ježková (Institute of Art History, CAS): Ferdinand of Tyrol and Collections in the Netherlands
15.15–15.30 coffee break

15.30–17.00 Kunstkammer III.
Susanne König-Lein (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz): Collecting in Competion? The Kunstkammern in Graz and Ambras
Eva Putzgruber (Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien): Die „vor der Lampe“ gearbeitete Glassammlung Erzherzog Ferdinands II. von Tirol
Hugo Miguel Crespo (University of Lisbon): A Life Cast Flower Bouquet by Wenzel Jamnitzer


Thursday 22. 2. 2018 / Academic Conference Center

9.30-11.00 Session II: Art I.
Madelon Simons (University of Amsterdam): Young Archdukes’ Inspiration from the North Sylva Dobalová (Institute of Art History, CAS): Fountains, Statues, Manuscripts
Ivo Purš (Institute of Art History, CAS): Motive of Grottesco on the Ceilings of a Villa Star
11.00-11.15 coffee break

11.15-12.45 Art II.
Blanka Kubíková (National Gallery in Prague): Portreiture at the Court of Archduke Ferdinand: a Case Study
Elisabeth Reitter (Innsbruck): Zu den Hofkünstlern Erzherzog Ferdinands II.
Eliška Fučíková (Prague): „Ehrnhold und Baumeister“ Hans Tirol (1505/1506–1576)
12.45–14.00 lunch

14.00–15.30 Session III: Architecture I.
Herbert Karner (ÖAW Wien): Stadtraum als Residenzraum? Innsbruck und Wien in der 2. Hälfte des 16. Jahrhunderts
Petr Uličný (Institute of Art History, CAS): How to Read the Habsburg Architecture in Prague Castle
Sarah Lynch (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen): The Archduke and the Architect: Respect, Agreement, and Discord between Archduke Ferdinand and Bonifaz Wolmut
15.30–15.45 coffee break

15.45–16.45 Architecture II.
Luc Duerloo (University of Antwerp): Deer, Haystacks and the Scent of Basil. Habsburg Summer Residences and the Imagination of Life in the Countryside
Jan Bažant (Institute of Philosophy, CAS): The Public and Private in the Villa Star


Thursday 22. 2. 2018 / Lecture Room of the Institute of Art History, Husova 4, 1st floor

14.00-15.15 Session IV: Humanism I.
Marta Vaculínová (Institute of Philosophy, CAS): Laurentius Span Trying to Achieve the Favour of the Archduke
Lucie Storchová (Institute of Philosophy, CAS): Rhetoric Strategies of Georg Handschius
Frederik Pacala (Prague): „Georgius Handschius”, Physician of Archduke Ferdinand II of Austria, and music (shorter paper)
15.15-15.30 coffee break

15.30-16.45 Humanism II.
Katharina Seidl (Schloss Ambras Innsbruck): Kartoffelblüte und Zitronenbaum. Botanische Highlights am Hof Erzherzog Ferdinands II.
Zdeněk Žalud (Hussite Museum in Tábor): Central European Astrologers and the House of Habsburg in the Middle of the 16th Century
Eliška Baťová (Association for Central European Cultural Studies, Prague): A closer look at the writings of the Unity of the Brethren in the library of Archduke Ferdinand (shorter paper)

Friday 23. 2. 2018

9.30–10.30 Session V.: Dynasty and Festivities I.
Joseph F. Patrouch (University of Alberta): Sisters, Nieces, and Nephews: The Dynastic Contexts of Archduke Ferdinand in the Transitional Year of 1567
Zdeněk Vybíral (Hussite muzeum in Tábor): Archduke and his Knigt: Pavel Korka from Korkyně
10.30–10.45 coffee break

10.45–12.15 Dynasty and Festivities II.
Jana Hubková (Municipal Museum of Ústí nad Labem): Der Statthalter Böhmens Ferdinand von Tirol und publizistischer Widerhall des kaiserlichen Einzugs Ferdinands I. in die Prager Städte am 8. November 1558
Jan Baťa (Charles University in Prague): Music in Prague Festivities Organized by Archduke Ferdinand II of Austria
Václav Bůžek (University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice): Selbstpräsentation Ferdinands von Tirol in den Jagdfesten

For registration please send an email to archduke.ferdinand@post.cz.