RKD Netherland Institute for art History
Mayken Jonkman studied art history at the University of Amsterdam where she specliased in Dutch nineteenth century art in the international context. She also studied Law at the University of Utrecht with the specialisation authors’ rights in the museal context. She has worked as curator of nineteenth century art for the RKD-Netherlands Institute for Art History since 2005. She has published articles on various subjects including on nineteenth century collectors, the image of the artist and studio practices. Jonkman is currently carrying out research into the art dealers Frans Buffa & Sons which will result in an exhibition in museum Singer Laren and a publication at the end of 2016. She is also currently working on a dissertation on Dutch artists who travelled to Paris in the nineteenth century. This will lead to a publication at the end of 2017 and an exhibition in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. The exhibition will thereafter be presented at the Petit Palais in Paris. Mayken Jonkman is board member of the European Society for Nineteenth Century Art and advises the Mondrian Fund in its acquisitions.
- Couleur Locale. Het schildersatelier en de status van de kunstenaar´, Mythen van het atelier. Werkplaats en schilderpraktijk van de negentiende-eeuwse Nederlandse kunstenaar , Zwolle 2010, p. 13-37 (coll. Eva Geudeker (ed.) ) - ‘Le Chemin vers la rédemption. Un parcours des ténèbres à la lumiere de l’atelier du peintre’, Alain Bonnet (ed.), L’Artiste en représentation. Images des artistes dans l’art du XIXe siècle, La-Roche-sur-Yon 2012, p. 150-155 - ‘The Artist as Centerpiece. The Image of the Artist in Studio Photographs of the Nineteenth Century’, in : Hiding Making. Showing Creation, Amsterdam 2013, p. 106-119 (coll. Rachel Esner, Sandra Kisters, Ann-Sophie Lehmann (eds.)) - ‘The assault on the senses. Paris myth and reality in the minds of nineteenth-century Dutch Artists’, Grensoverschrijdende inspiratie (www.rkdmonographs.nl), The Hague 2015 (coll. Manon van der Mullen et al.) - ‘Feesten en relaties. Of hoe Mesdag de kunstenaars van Pulchri Studio in de markt zette’, Hendrik Willem Mesdag. kunstenaar, verzamelaar, entrepreneur, Bussum 2015, p. 50-59 (coll. Maite van Dijk and Renske Suijver) - ‘The seduction of a young artist in Paris. The case of the Dutch artist Frederik Hendrik Kaemmerer and the art dealer Goupil et cie.’, Formations artistiques transnationales / transnational artistic training, Foreign artists in Paris, Antwerp (to be published in 2016) (coll. France Nerlich, Benedite Savoy, Eleonora Vratskidou (eds.) )