Contributors

Adair, William, owner of Gold Leaf Studios, framemaker, conservator of gilded antiques, Washington:
The miracle of Cortemaggiore: a 500-year-old frame returns home

Allen, Zoë, Senior Gilded Furniture & Frames Conservator at the V & A:
The Baroque Galleries at the V & A: Frames

Andronikos,Thanasis, art historian, owner of Heartbeat Gallery, Sheffield:
An introduction to Greek Orthodox shrines
An introduction to Greek Orthodox iconostases

Avila, Philippe, independent art historian, conservator & lecturer, New York:
A Nanban painting & its frame, commissioned by the Jesuits in the Age of Exploration

Baughan, Elizabeth, gilder & conservator, and Kusserow, Karl, John Wilmerding Curator of American Art, Princeton University:
Framing history in early Princeton

Bisacca, George, Senior Conservator, Metropolitan Museum of Art:
The rise of the all’antica altarpiece frame

Bjerre, Henrik, former Head Conservator & Head of the Jørn Rubow Centre for Conservation at the Statens Museum  for Kunst:
Frames: State of the Art. Part 2: Picture frames in the Royal Danish collections

Buvelot, Quentin, Senior Curator , Mauritshuis, The Hague:
Mauritshuis frames: Part 1

Carvalho, Rosário Salema de, researcher & executive coordinator, Az – Rede de Investigação em Azulejo / Azulejo Research Network: Universidade de Lisboa
Frame simulations in 18th century Portuguese azulejos
Cataloguing Baroque azulejo frames: a project in progress

Church, James,  architect and art historian, London:
The Artist and the Framemaker: W. Elmer Schofield and H.W. Taylor

Gilbert, Creighton (1924-2011), Cornell and Yale professor of the Italian Renaissance and Michelangelo, US:
Painters & woodcarvers in early Renaissance Italy

Gramotnev, Helen, art historian, curator & blogger:
Degas’s frames for dancers and bathers

Hargraves, Matthew, Associate Curator for Collections Research and Head of Collections Information and Access, Yale Center for British Art:
Frames at the Yale Center for British Art

Jeffares, Neil, independent art historian specialising in 18th century pastels:
Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun: Part II: her pastel frames, 1772-1789

Johnson, Alastair, Frame Conservator, Tate, London:
Restoring a Pre-Raphaelite frame

Knox, Tim, FSA, Director and Marlay Curator of the Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum: frame appeal

Lenders, Anne, Assistant Curator, Mauritshuis, The Hague:
Mauritshuis frames: Part II: trophy frames

Lysenko, Oksana, Senior Academic at the State Russian Museum, St Petersburg:
Russian frames: an interview with Oksana Lysenko of the Russian Museum, St Petersburg
Precious Framing. The painting and its frame: Dialogues – an exhibition at the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

Machado, Ana Raquel, Art History researcher, Faculdade de Letras, Universidade de Lisboa:
Frame simulations in 18th century Portuguese azulejos

Mitchell, Paul, frame historian & consultant, Paul Mitchell Ltd:
A signed frame by Jean Chérin

Ortega y Gasset, José, via Henrik Berre, Head Conservator, ret’d, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen:
Frames: State of the Art. Part 1: José Ortega y Gasset

Payne, John,Senior Conservator of Paintings, National Gallery of Victoria:
What’s in a frame: the borders of Mortimer Menpes

Penušliski, Kiril, art historian:
Girolamo da Santacroce’s polyptych in Košljun, Croatia

Robert, Maarten, sculptor and woodcarver:
Recreating an Auricular frame

Savage, Michael, Grumpy Art Historian:
Frames in Focus: Sansovino Frames – an exhibition at the National Gallery, London

Schade, Peter, Head of Framing, National Gallery, London:
National Gallery frames: an interview with Peter Schade

Searle, Mark, frames & furniture conservator at Knole House (National Trust):
A 19th century British compo frame: a flexibly traditional approach to conservation

Shannon, Tatiana, post-graduate student, Smith College, University of Massachusetts:
Conserving a Stanford White frame

Shepherd, Lynn, author:
The frame as a vehicle for symbol and significance
Authors in the frame: ‘Reading’ novel frontispieces in the eighteenth century

Shriver, Steve, artist and historian of ornament:
Borderlands: an interview with Holly Lane

Simon, Jacob, Research Fellow, National Portrait Gallery, London:
Hogarth’s Framemaker
Women in picture framing

Slight, Jon, Assistant Conservator: Frames & Furniture at the Wallace Collection, London:
Liotard: a review of the Royal Academy exhibition

Smeaton, Suzanne, independent picture frame historian, at Michael Rosenfield Gallery, New York:
Framing George Bellows: Ashcan artist
Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun: Part I: a review of the 2015-2016 exhibition, with a general note on some frames

Tamis, Dorien, freelance art historian and journalist, the Netherlands:
On Art and its Margins: the Frame in the Centre: an exhibition at the Dordrechts Museum
Lawrence Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity: a review of the exhibition, with a general note on his frames

Thistlewood, Jevon, Paintings Conservator, Ashmolean Museum:
Restoring a Grinling Gibbons frame

Wakefield, Jack, art dealer, consultant & journalist:
Wrestling with edges: an interview with Mark Alexander

Williams, Donna, Access & Interpretation Manager, Falmouth Art Gallery, Cornwall, and Richards, Kate, author and editor:
Falmouth Art Gallery, Brian Stewart and a passion for frames…

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POETS who have contributed their work

Bennett, Jim, managing editor of The Poetry Kit (online):
frame builder
the frame

Doyle, Sarah, Poet in Residence at the Pre-Raphaelite Society:
The Blessed Damozel
May-song

McCarthy, Patricia, Editor of Agenda, winner of the 2012 National Poetry Competition:
The Blessed Damozel: a poem in two voices