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Over the years, I've written many essays and gave presentations about individual artists, works, and about art collections. Many of them are available on-line here. For easier browsing, I've divided them into seven categories:

  • Medieval art and architecture
    • Turning points in the medieval Crucifixion paintings in Hungarian
    • L'analisi iconografica e stilistica delle tre tavole italiane duecentesche custodite nei musei ungheresi in Italian
    • Il ciborio della Chiesa S. Michele Arcangelo di Metelliano a Cortona in Italian
    • The high altar of Saint Martin with Saint Emeric, San Martino a Mensola in Hungarian
    • Rapporti veneto-ungheresi nella scultura dell'XI-XII secolo in Italian
    • La Pieve di S. Maria di Confine a Tuoro sul Trasimeno in Italian
    • Benedetto Antelami: Arcangelo Michele in Italian
  • Venetian well-heads
    • Questions of Venetian Ornamental Sculpture in the Light of the Early Medieval and Romanesque Well-Heads. PhD dissertation. 2009 Theses in English and in Hungarian
    • Venetian well-heads in the literature in Hungarian
    • The Well-Heads of the Schmidt Company in English and in Hungarian
    • La fortuna letteraria e collezionistica delle vere da pozzo veneziane in Italian
    • Comprare un pezzo di Venezia: Vere da pozzo nella letteratura e nel commercio d'arte in Italian
    • Venetian Well-Heads in Hungary in English and in Hungarian
    • Venetian well-heads in nineteenth-century taste in English
    • Deux sculptures vénitiennes dans les collections du musée du Louvre in French
    • Venetian Well-Head in Bled in English
    • Vere da pozzo veneziane in Ungheria in Italian
    • The historiography of the Venetian well-heads in Italian
  • Andrea Pisano
    • Andrea Pisano: Creazione di Adamo in Italian
    • Cerchia di Andrea Pisano: Madonna col Bambino in Italian
    • La Madonna di Andrea Pisano conservata nel Museo di Belle Arti di Budapest in Italian
  • Iconography
    • St Louis of Toulouse in Hungary in French and in English
    • St Louis of Toulouse in 14th-18th-Century Hungary in French
    • St Stephan in Officium Rakoczianum, 1821 in Hungarian
    • St. Ursula in medieval Hungary: Legends, reliquaries, altars in Hungarian
    • St Ursula in Hungary: Legend, Altars and Reliquaries in English
    • St Ursula in 18th-Century Hungary and the Ursuline Order in Hungarian
    • St Martin of Tours in French
    • Religious prayer and song leaflets printed in Martin Bagó’s Publishing House in 19th Century Hungary in Hungarian
    • Addenda to the Iconography of Péter Pázmány in Hungarian
    • About some restored art works on the exhibition on Nicholas Zrinyi in Hungarian
    • Orange trees on 17th-18th-Century female portraits and in Emblem Books in Hungarian
  • Art and architecture in the 15th and 16th centuries
    • Unknown Copies of Engravings by Master E.S. in the University Library of Budapest in English and in Hungarian
    • Two Unknown Fifteenth-century German Engravings in the University Library of Budapest in English
    • A Copy by Israhel van Meckenem of the Luke the Evangelist in Circle Engraving by Master E. S. in the University Library of Budapest in English and in Italian
    • Engravings by Master E.S. in Hungary (entry) in Hungarian
    • Noblet, Julien: En perpétuelle mémoire. Collégiales castrales et Saintes-Chapelles à vocation funéraire en France (1450–1560) (review) in Hungarian
  • Baroque art
    • Addenda to the Cult of the Copies of Lucas Cranach's Mariahilf in 17th- and 18th-Century Hungary in English and in Hungarian
    • Cult of the Copies of Lucas Cranach’s Mariahilf in the 17th-century Hungary in English
    • Cult of the Devotional Picture of Our Lady of Częstochowa in 17th-18th-Century Hungary in English and in Hungarian
    • Representations of the Mary-icon of Pócs in Engravings in English and in Hungarian
    • Artistic representations of John Calvin outside the Carpathian Basin from the 2nd quarter of the 16th century to our days in English and in Hungarian
    • Publication of the Jesuit printing office: the Calendar of Nagyszombat in Hungarian
    • Anna Jávor, Johann Lucas Kracker. Ein Maler des Spätbarock in Mitteleuropa 1719-1779 (review) in Italian
    • Cult of the Copies of Our Lady of Częstochowa in 17th-18th-Century Hungary (entry) in Hungarian
    • Cult of the Copies of Lucas Cranach's Mariahilf in 17th-18th-Century Hungary (entry) in Hungarian
    • Cult of the Mary-icon of Pócs in 17th-18th-Century Hungary (entry) in Hungarian
    • Cult of St Emygdius in 17th-18th-Century Hungary (entry) in Hungarian
    • Veneration of the icon of Máriapócs in the early modern period (popular science version) in Hungarian
    • Representations of the Mary-Icon of Máriapócs in Engravings in English
    • Veneration of the Czestochowa-icon (popular science version) in Hungarian
    • Cult of the Devotional Picture of Our Lady of Częstochowa in 17th-18th-Century Hungary in English and in Polish
    • Veneration of the Icon of St. Nicholas Cathedral, Trnava in Hungarian
    • Pilgrimage Art in Eighteenth Century Transylvania: Icons, Woodcuts and Engravings in English
  • 20th-century Art in Hungary
    • The life and works of Lajos Márk in Hungarian
    • Kelemen Mikes in the Fine Arts. The portrait of Kolozsvár (popular science version) in Hungarian
    • Kelemen Mikes in the Fine Arts. Mikes medals (popular science version) in Hungarian
    • Kelemen Mikes in the Fine Arts. Public statues and reliefs (popular science version) in Hungarian
    • Kelemen Mikes in the Fine Arts in Hungarian and in Turkish
    • Kelemen Mikes in the Fine Arts in Hungarian
    • Woodcut illustrations of fairy tales in the collection of the Hungarian National Gallery in Hungarian
    • Aurél Bernáth’s cover-plans to the book ’People of the Puszta’ by Gyula Illyés in Hungarian
    • Nicholas Zrinyi in 20th-Century Painting in Hungarian
    • Endre Bálint the illustrator in Hungarian
    • Lake Balaton in 20th-Century graphics in Hungarian
  • Art Collectors, Art Historians and Art Dealers
    • Marcell Nemes and the Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, Venice (short version) in Hungarian
    • La collezione di dipinti italiani di Marcello de Nemes (1866-1930) in Italian
    • Marcello de Nemes e il Palazzo Venier dei Leoni sul Canal Grande in Italian
    • Marcell Nemes and the Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, Venice (long version) in Hungarian
    • Marcell Nemes and his art collection: Unfinished Palace and oeuvre (popular science version) in Hungarian
    • Marcell Nemes and his art collection: Pictures of a collection (popular science version) in Hungarian
    • Letters from Hungarian Art Collectors, Art Historians and Art Dealers to Wilhelm von Bode in Hungarian
    • Venetian Art Dealers and Wilhelm von Bode in Italian
  • Contemporary Art
    • Interview with Ferenc Jeckel (short version) in Hungarian
    • New Pieces in the Museum of Straw Art in Zengővárkony (popular science article) in Hungarian

 

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