Dr John Richards

  • Senior Lecturer in History of Art (History of Art)

telephone: 01413302000ext7307
email: John.Richards@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Research Interests

  • Art in North Italy c.1300-c.1450, with particular emphasis on the work of Altichiero and his contemporaries and patronage in Verona and Padua.
  • The impact of humanist ideas on Italian art c.1350-1450
  • The role of Petrarch in the development of early Renaissance culture, and particularly in relation to the use of his ideas to drive the antiquarian and classicising ideologies of late-trecento and early-quattrocento Italy.
  • Late Gothic tomb sculpture in both Great Britain and Italy.
  • Stanley Spencer – Critical History in preparation.
  • Edward Hyams Research Network.

Supervision

I welcome applications from PhD students in the areas of early Renaissance visual culture and historiography and late Gothic art.

 

  • King, Rose
    Women in Venetian Renaissance Painting from Giorgione to Tintoretto: Gender, Archetypes, Tradition and Style 
  • Muryn, Wiktoria
    Inside and beyond the Visitation – community, motherhood and devotion in late medieval German convents
  • Pinna, Daniele
    Venetian Art and Counter-Reformation
  • Vlcek Schurr, Jennifer
    The Art and Patronage of Abbess Cunegund's Passional: Discovering Traits and Identities

Teaching

  • Renaissance courses at Level 1
  • Early Christian component at Level 2
  • Junior Honours course on Dürer and aspects of the Northern Renaissance.
  • Senior Honours course on Humanism and its impact on Italian art between c.1370 and 1440
  • Parts of core course and elective options of History of Art M.Litt programme: The Renaissance in Northern Europe and Italy.
  • Section of M.Litt core course Research Methods in Practice

 

 


Additional Information

Administration

External Responsibilities

  • External Examiner for the Department of History of Art, University of Aberdeen
  • External Moderator, MLitt Programme, History of Art, University of Edinburgh
  • External Examiner for History of Art, University of Bristol

Affiliation

  • Member of Scientific Committee of  "MeVe, Medioevo Veneto e Medioevo Europeo. Identità e Alterità", (University of Padua & Italian Education Ministry).

Conferences

On organisation committee of Society for Renaissance Studies biennial conference, to be hosted by History of Art in Glasgow, July 2016.

Co-convenor of annual Scottish Trecento Conference.

 


Publications

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Number of items: 19.

2019

Anderson, E.-J., Gibbs, R. and Richards, J. (Eds.) (2019) Trecento Arts and Textiles as Material Culture. Brill Academic Publishers. (In Press)

2018

Richards, J. (2018) Here's looking at you: gender and identity in the Cappella di San Giacomo, Padua. In: Anderson, E.-J., Gibbs, R. and Richards, J. (eds.) Trecento Arts and Textiles as Material Culture. Brill Academic Publishers. (In Press)

2015

Richards, J. (2015) Andrew Causey, Stanley Spencer: Art as a Mirror of Himself. British Art Journal, 16(1), pp. 95-96. [Book Review]

Richards, J. (2015) The Young Dürer: Drawing the Figure (London, The Courtauld Gallery, 17 October 2013-12 January 2014). Catalogue edited by Stephanie Buck and Stephanie Porras. London: Paul Holberton Publishing, 2013. 288 pp. with 200 colour illus. £40. ISBN: 978-1907372513. Renaissance Studies, 29(2), pp. 309-313. (doi:10.1111/rest.12087) [Book Review]

Richards, J. (2015) Minou Schraven, Festive Funerals in Early Modern Italy: The Art and Culture of Conspicuous Commemoration (Farnham and Burlington, VT, Ashgate, 2014), xviii + 320 pp., 13 tables, 51 b/w illustrations. ISBN: 978-0-7546-6524-3. Price £70 (hardback). Church Monuments, XXX, pp. 220-222. [Book Review]

2014

Richards, J. (2014) Altichiero in the Fifteenth Century. In: Knapton, M., Law, J. E. and Smith, A. A. (eds.) Venice and the Veneto during the Renaissance: the legacy of Benjamin Kohl. Firenze University Press: Firenze, pp. 427-445. ISBN 9788866556633

2013

Richards, J. (2013) Oblivion deferred: Altichiero in the fifteenth century. RIHA Journal, 0073,

2012

Richards, J. (2012) Petrarch and Giotto in Padua: identity and friendship. In: Anderson, E.J., Farquhar, J. and Richards, J. (eds.) Visual Exports/Imports: New Research on Medieval and Renaissance European Art and Culture. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle, pp. 3-37. ISBN 9781443839976

Cardarelli, S., Anderson, E.J. and Richards, J. (Eds.) (2012) Art and Identity: Visual Culture, Politics and Religion in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Cambridge Academic Publishers: Newcastle upon Tyne. ISBN 9781443836289

Anderson, E. J., Farquhar, J. and Richards, J. (Eds.) (2012) Visible exports/ imports: new research on Medieval and Renaissance European art and culture. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle upon Tyne. ISBN 9781443839976

Innocenti, P. and Richards, J. (2012) Preservation through access: the AHDS performing arts collections in ECLAP and Europeana. In: iPRES 2012 – 9th International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects, Toronto, Canada, 1-5 Oct 2012, pp. 297-298.

Innocenti, P., Richards, J. and Wieber, S. (2012) Bridging multicultural communities: developing a framework for a European network of museums, libraries and public cultural institutions. In: Digital Humanities 2012, Hamburg, Germany, 16-22 Jul 2012, pp. 232-235.

Richards, J. (2012) Making sense of the sequence: Giovanni de Matociis and the illustrations of the historiae imperiales. In: Actualiser le Passé: Figures Antiques au Moyen Âge et à la Renaissance. Actes du Colloque de Lausanne: Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 145-166. ISBN 9782839911313

2011

Richards, J. (2011) The 'sepolcro triunfale' of Sts Simon and Jude in San Giovanni in Valle, Verona, and a late gothic tomb-building partnership in the Veneto. Church Monuments, 26, pp. 44-68.

2010

Richards, J. (2010) Review article: Ettore Napione, Le Arche Scaligere di Verona (Allemandi 2009). Church Monuments, 25, [Book Review]

Richards, J. (2010) Review of B. Cassidy, Politics, Civic Ideals & Sculpture in Italy c.1240-1400 (Harvey Miller 2007). Sculpture Journal, 19(1), pp. 128-129. [Book Review]

2007

Richards, J. (2007) Fouquet and the Trecento. Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte, 70, pp. 449-472.

Richards, J. (2007) Petrarch and the Iconography of the Reggia Carrarese in Padua: The Mask of Virtue. Edwin Mellen Press. ISBN 978-0773452367

2006

Richards, J. (2006) Sir Oliver de Ingham (d.1344) and the foundation of the Trinitarian priory at Ingham, Norfolk. Church Monuments, XXI,

This list was generated on Tue Jul 23 20:54:55 2019 BST.
Number of items: 19.

Articles

Richards, J. (2013) Oblivion deferred: Altichiero in the fifteenth century. RIHA Journal, 0073,

Richards, J. (2011) The 'sepolcro triunfale' of Sts Simon and Jude in San Giovanni in Valle, Verona, and a late gothic tomb-building partnership in the Veneto. Church Monuments, 26, pp. 44-68.

Richards, J. (2007) Fouquet and the Trecento. Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte, 70, pp. 449-472.

Richards, J. (2006) Sir Oliver de Ingham (d.1344) and the foundation of the Trinitarian priory at Ingham, Norfolk. Church Monuments, XXI,

Books

Richards, J. (2007) Petrarch and the Iconography of the Reggia Carrarese in Padua: The Mask of Virtue. Edwin Mellen Press. ISBN 978-0773452367

Book Sections

Richards, J. (2018) Here's looking at you: gender and identity in the Cappella di San Giacomo, Padua. In: Anderson, E.-J., Gibbs, R. and Richards, J. (eds.) Trecento Arts and Textiles as Material Culture. Brill Academic Publishers. (In Press)

Richards, J. (2014) Altichiero in the Fifteenth Century. In: Knapton, M., Law, J. E. and Smith, A. A. (eds.) Venice and the Veneto during the Renaissance: the legacy of Benjamin Kohl. Firenze University Press: Firenze, pp. 427-445. ISBN 9788866556633

Richards, J. (2012) Petrarch and Giotto in Padua: identity and friendship. In: Anderson, E.J., Farquhar, J. and Richards, J. (eds.) Visual Exports/Imports: New Research on Medieval and Renaissance European Art and Culture. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle, pp. 3-37. ISBN 9781443839976

Richards, J. (2012) Making sense of the sequence: Giovanni de Matociis and the illustrations of the historiae imperiales. In: Actualiser le Passé: Figures Antiques au Moyen Âge et à la Renaissance. Actes du Colloque de Lausanne: Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 145-166. ISBN 9782839911313

Book Reviews

Richards, J. (2015) Andrew Causey, Stanley Spencer: Art as a Mirror of Himself. British Art Journal, 16(1), pp. 95-96. [Book Review]

Richards, J. (2015) The Young Dürer: Drawing the Figure (London, The Courtauld Gallery, 17 October 2013-12 January 2014). Catalogue edited by Stephanie Buck and Stephanie Porras. London: Paul Holberton Publishing, 2013. 288 pp. with 200 colour illus. £40. ISBN: 978-1907372513. Renaissance Studies, 29(2), pp. 309-313. (doi:10.1111/rest.12087) [Book Review]

Richards, J. (2015) Minou Schraven, Festive Funerals in Early Modern Italy: The Art and Culture of Conspicuous Commemoration (Farnham and Burlington, VT, Ashgate, 2014), xviii + 320 pp., 13 tables, 51 b/w illustrations. ISBN: 978-0-7546-6524-3. Price £70 (hardback). Church Monuments, XXX, pp. 220-222. [Book Review]

Richards, J. (2010) Review article: Ettore Napione, Le Arche Scaligere di Verona (Allemandi 2009). Church Monuments, 25, [Book Review]

Richards, J. (2010) Review of B. Cassidy, Politics, Civic Ideals & Sculpture in Italy c.1240-1400 (Harvey Miller 2007). Sculpture Journal, 19(1), pp. 128-129. [Book Review]

Edited Books

Anderson, E.-J., Gibbs, R. and Richards, J. (Eds.) (2019) Trecento Arts and Textiles as Material Culture. Brill Academic Publishers. (In Press)

Cardarelli, S., Anderson, E.J. and Richards, J. (Eds.) (2012) Art and Identity: Visual Culture, Politics and Religion in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Cambridge Academic Publishers: Newcastle upon Tyne. ISBN 9781443836289

Anderson, E. J., Farquhar, J. and Richards, J. (Eds.) (2012) Visible exports/ imports: new research on Medieval and Renaissance European art and culture. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle upon Tyne. ISBN 9781443839976

Conference Proceedings

Innocenti, P. and Richards, J. (2012) Preservation through access: the AHDS performing arts collections in ECLAP and Europeana. In: iPRES 2012 – 9th International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects, Toronto, Canada, 1-5 Oct 2012, pp. 297-298.

Innocenti, P., Richards, J. and Wieber, S. (2012) Bridging multicultural communities: developing a framework for a European network of museums, libraries and public cultural institutions. In: Digital Humanities 2012, Hamburg, Germany, 16-22 Jul 2012, pp. 232-235.

This list was generated on Tue Jul 23 20:54:55 2019 BST.