International symposium of the Tansey Miniatures Foundation
The Tansey Miniatures Foundation has been organizing international conferences on portrait miniatures since 2013. It offers the world's most important forum for art historians, collectors and enthusiasts to meet and exchange ideas. The fourth conference will take place in fall 2024.
- Individual miniaturists, specific workshop contexts, and places of production
- Use and functions of both court and private types and their protagonists
- Iconographic aspects in the context of representation or intimacy
- Evolution of techniques and materials
- Private and public collections
- Painting techniques
The symposium will be held to coincide with the opening of the eighth exhibition by the Tansey Miniatures Foundation and publication of the accompanying catalogue, "Miniatures from the Romantic Era in the Tansey Collection".
The conference will be held in English. Lectures should not exceed 25 minutes and are to be published separately following the conference. (Publication of the 2022 lectures:
The Tansey Miniatures Foundation will assume travelling and accommodation expenses.
Exposés should be in English and no longer than 1500 characters. They should be submitted by April 30, 2024, including your name, address and, if applicable, the name of your institution, and be sent to:
email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Bernd Pappe, Berne (Art Historian and Restorer)
Juliane Schmieglitz-Otten, Celle (Historian, Head of the Residence Museum at Celle Castle)
Birgitt Schmedding, Hamburg (Photo Designer)