Table of Contents Thijs Weststeijn Introduction: Global art history and the Netherlands Nicole Blackwood Meta Incognita: Some hypotheses on Cornelis Ketel's lost English and Inuit portraits Stephanie Porras Going viral? Maerten de Vos's St Michael the Archangel Christine Gottler `Indian daggers with idols' in the early modern constcamer. Collecting, picturing and imagining `exotic' weaponry in the Netherlands and beyond Barbara Uppenkamp `Indian' motifs in Peter Paul Rubens's The martyrdom of Saint Thomas and The miracles of Saint Francis Xavier Thijs Weststeijn and Lennert Gesterkamp A new identity for Rubens's `Korean man': Portrait of the Chinese merchant Yppong Ebeltje Hartkamp-Jonxis Sri Lankan ivory caskets and cabinets on Dutch commission, 1640-1710 Julie Berger Hochstrasser A South African mystery: Remarkable studies of the Khoikhoi Ching-Ling Wang A Dutch model for a Chinese woodcut: On Han Huaide's Herding a bull in a forest Annemarie Klootwijk Curious Japanese black. Shaping the identity of Dutch imitation lacquer Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann The `Netherlandish model'? Netherlandish art history as/and global art history
Thijs Weststeijn, PhD (2005), University of Amsterdam, is professor of art history before 1850 at Utrecht University. He chairs the research project The Chinese Impact: Images and Ideas of China in the Dutch Golden Age (2014-2019). Eric Jorink, PhD (2004), University of Groningen, is Teylers professor at Leiden University and researcher at the Huygens Institute (KNAW). He is the author of Reading the Book of Nature in the Dutch Golden Age, 1575-1715. Frits Scholten, PhD (2003), University of Amsterdam, is senior curator of sculpture at the Rijksmuseum and holds the chair in the History of Western Sculpture before 1800 at the Universiteit van Amsterdam. He has published widely on Western sculpture and decorative arts. His most recent publication is Small Wonders. Late-Gothic Boxwood Micro-carvings from the Low Countries (Amsterdam 2016).