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Sytske Weidema, MA

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Sytske Weidema, MA
Project Leader The Rembrandt Database

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Self portrait, 1659 gedateerd
Washington (D.C.), , inv./cat.nr. 1937.1.72

Curriculum Vitae and duties

 Sytske Weidema studied art history at the Rijksuniversiteit Grongingen with a specialisation in early Netherlandish studio practices and material technical research on early Netherlandish paintings. She has worked for various cultural institutes including the Groeningermuseum (Brugge) at the department of education, she was fellow in the European Paintings Department at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and was research assistant in the Cantor Art Center (Stanford University, CA). Wiedema has also worked as a guide in many museums, including the Catharijne Convent, and has spent time as a course lecturer of art history. She wrote a book for the Jan Gossaart exhibition in 2010/2011 in collaboration with Anna Koopstra, entitled Jan Gossart: the documentary evidence on (archival) textual documents on the painter Jan Gossart. She has worked for the RKD-Netherlands Institute for Art History since 2002 on projects related to technical research documentation, including the former IRRdatabase, RKDtechnical and The Rembrandt Database, the latter as project leader since May 2015.

Publications (selection)

- 'Jan Gossart: the documentary evidence', 2012 (with Anna Koopstra)