ARTES-CEEH Scholarship Report – Kirk Patrick H. Testa

Investigating the Spanish Roots of Filipino Catholic Devotion through the Santo Niño de Cebú Through the generous funding of the Artes-CEEH Travel Scholarship, I was able to conduct invaluable research not only for my Courtauld History of Art MA dissertation but also for a future publication. By visiting the cities of Barcelona and Madrid, IContinue reading “ARTES-CEEH Scholarship Report – Kirk Patrick H. Testa”

ARTES-CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Eva Sierra

Thanks to the generous support of the ARTES-CEEH Travel Scholarship, I was able to carry out some research at the Biblioteca Nacional in Madrid, Spain, in June 2021. The topic of my dissertation, The Archangel Saint Michael in the Fifteenth-century Crown of Aragon: a different perspective, gives an idea of the period I needed toContinue reading “ARTES-CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Eva Sierra”

ARTES-CEEH Scholarship Report: Marina Aurora Garzón Fernández

In 2021 I was awarded an ARTES-CEEH Travel Scholarship for the project “My darling, fly thou: New iconography of the Song of Songs in Iberian medieval sculpture”. Unfortunately, Covid forced me to delay my research and I was unable to pursue my work until this Autumn. In fact, I am currently at the British LibraryContinue reading “ARTES-CEEH Scholarship Report: Marina Aurora Garzón Fernández”

ARTES/CEEH Scholarship Report: Carter Lyon

With the generous support of the ARTES-CEEH PhD Scholarship, I conducted a research trip to Madrid in September 2022. This informed my work on the methods and materials of the Spanish scholar-artist Vicente Carducho (c. 1576-1638), whose Self Portrait (c.1633-38) and treatise Diálogos de la Pintura (1633) are at the core of my PhD thesis.Continue reading “ARTES/CEEH Scholarship Report: Carter Lyon”

ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Daen Palma Huse

The ARTES-CEEH Travel Scholarship supported my travels to Spain in July 2021. I conducted research in three different cities – Madrid, Seville and Vitoria-Gasteiz. This primary research directly benefited the preparation of my MA thesis, and progressed into further research at PhD level at the UCL History of Art department starting in 2022. My initialContinue reading “ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Daen Palma Huse”

ARTES CEEH Scholarship Report |’“Fancy pictures”? The British Reception of Murillo, 1650-1900′, Alexandra Millón Maté (PhD Candidate, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)

My research stay in England and Scotland lasted 45 days between September 1st and October 15th, 2021. During this time, I have had the privilege of visiting more than sixty institutions, public and private, where I have been able to study the History of the reception of genre painting by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (Seville, 1617-1682)Continue reading “ARTES CEEH Scholarship Report |’“Fancy pictures”? The British Reception of Murillo, 1650-1900′, Alexandra Millón Maté (PhD Candidate, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)”

ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Material Culture of the Arab/Berber Conquest: Excavations at the fortress of Zorita Castle and Surveying the Museums of the thaghr al-awsaṭ, Sarah Slingluff (PhD Candidate, University of Edinburgh)

Covid-19 threw a wrench in so many projects, including my planned trip the summer of 2020 to Zorita Castle and the museums of central Spain.  Thanks to the flexibility of the ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship, I postponed my research to this past summer, and spent the greater part of July 2021 basking in the opportunityContinue reading “ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Material Culture of the Arab/Berber Conquest: Excavations at the fortress of Zorita Castle and Surveying the Museums of the thaghr al-awsaṭ, Sarah Slingluff (PhD Candidate, University of Edinburgh)”