Simon Turner is presently compiling, together with Jaco Rutgers, a comprehensive catalogue of prints after Peter Paul Rubens for the New Hollstein series of Dutch and Flemish prints before 1700. He will be editing the forthcoming New Hollstein volumes compiled by Ad Stijnman on the color prints of Johannes Teyler. He regularly publishes in Print Quarterly and Master Drawings.

The Left Eye of Johann Philipp von Schönborn

The versatile artist Wallerant Vaillant (1623–1677) was a brilliant portraitist. In his 1658 etching of Johann Philipp von Schönborn (1605–1673), the left eye is made utterly convincing through the old trick of using a highlight in the black pupil to animate the sitter Read More