Dr. Marieke von Bernstorff

Head, Publications and PR

bernstorff(at)biblhertz.it+39 0669 993-250

1993–1994 studium generale at the Leibniz Kolleg in Tübingen. 1994–2002 studies Medieval and Modern History, History of Art and Political Science in Bonn and Berlin. 1998–1999 works at the photographic collection of the Bibliotheca Hertziana, Max Planck Institute for Art History, Rome. 2002 MA at the Freie Universität Berlin with a thesis on Sebastiano Ricci and the church of San Bernardino alle Ossa in Milan. 2003–2005 PhD scholarship from the Gerda Henkel Foundation (Düsseldorf) with research periods in Berlin, Rome and Madrid. January 2009 PhD at the Technische Universität Dresden. The doctoral thesis was published in 2010 under the title Agent und Maler als Akteure im Kunstbetrieb des frühen 17. Jahrhunderts. Giovan Battista Crescenzi und Bartolomeo Cavarozzi. From October 2005 to January 2011 assistant to Prof. Dr. Sybille Ebert-Schifferer, director at the Bibliotheca Hertziana. Since 2008 member of the DFG-funded research group working on an annotated bilingual edition of Giovan Pietro Bellori’s Le vite de’ pittori scultori ed architetti moderni (Rome, 1672) under the aegis of Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Oy-Marra, Institute Art History at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz (translation of the Life of Domenichino and critical analysis). Since 2011 Marieke von Bernstorff is a member of the academic staff of the Bibliotheca Hertziana (Publications/PR).

Fields of Study

Italian and Spanish art of the 16th–17th century
Art theory in the 16th–17th century
Social history of the artist and of dilettantism

Publications (OPAC research)

Publications (selection)

»›…die Hölle, das sind die anderen.‹ Domenichinos Aufenthalt in Neapel und die Ausstattung der Cappella del Tesoro«, in Caravaggios Erben. Barock in Neapel (exhibition catalogue Wiesbaden 2016–2017), ed. by Peter Forster, Elisabeth Oy-Marra and Heiko Damm, Munich 2016, p. 88–109.
»Domenico Zampieri, gen. Domenichino 1581–1641. Studienblätter für die Freskenausstattung der Cappella del Tesoro im Dom«, in Caravaggios Erben. Barock in Neapel (exhibition catalogue Wiesbaden 2016–2017), ed. by Peter Forster, Elisabeth Oy-Marra and Heiko Damm, Munich 2016, p. 284–293, cat. 43.
»Alte Texte in neuem Gewand: Zur Relevanz moderner Editionen und Neuübersetzungen kunsthistorischer Quellenschriften – der Fall Malvasia«, Kunstchronik. Monatsschrift für Kunstwissenschaft, Museumswesen und Denkmalpflege, 68.3 (2015), p. 120–125.
»La Lamentation d'Aminte«, catalogue entry, in Bassifondi del Barocco. Roma dei vizi, della miseria e degli eccessi, ed. by Annick Lemoine and Francesca Cappelletti (exhibition catalogue Rom, Villa Medici; Paris, Petit Palais), Rome 2014, p. 270–271.
(Ed., in collaboration with Elisabeth Oy-Marra and Henry Keazor), Begrifflichkeit, Konzepte, Definitionen. Schreiben über Kunst und ihre Medien in Giovan Pietro Belloris „Viten“ und der Kunstliteratur der Frühen Neuzeit, Wiesbaden 2014 (culturae, v. 8).
(Ed., in collaboration with Susanne Kubersky-Piredda) L’arte del dono. Scambi artistici e diplomazia tra Italia e Spagna, 1550-1650, Studi della Bibliotheca Hertziana v. 8, Silvana Editoriale, Cinisello Balsamo/Milan 2013.
»Doni eloquenti di un nobile romano. Le nature morte presentate da Giovan Battista Crescenzi a Filippo III e Cassiano dal Pozzo«, in L’arte del dono. Scambi artistici e diplomazia tra Italia e Spagna, 1550-1650, Studi della Bibliotheca Hertziana v. 8, ed. by Marieke von Bernstorff and Susanne Kubersky-Piredda, Silvana Editoriale, Cinisello Balsamo/Milano 2013, p. 161–181.
»Embedded Images of Dürer. On the Transmission of a Visual Quotation«, in Dürer, l’Italia e l’Europa (Conference Proceedings 2007), ed. by Sybille Ebert-Schifferer and Kristina Herrmann Fiore, Cinisello Balsamo 2011, p. 150–166.
Agent und Maler als Akteure im Kunstbetrieb des frühen 17. Jahrhunderts. Giovan Battista Crescenzi und Bartolomeo Cavarozzi (Römische Studien der Bibliotheca Hertziana, 28), Munich 2010 (PhD TU-Dresden).
Hans Janssen Prize of the Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Göttingen 2010
Catalogue articles in: Dürer e l’Italia, exhibition catalogue (Rome, Scuderie del Quirinale 2007), ed. by Kristina Hermann Fiore, Milan 2007.
»La traduzione della Bibbia in pittura. Il San Gerolamo di Bartolomeo Cavarozzi«, in Caravaggio e il suo ambiente (Conference Proceedings 2004), ed. by Sybille Ebert-Schifferer, Julian Kliemann, Valeska von Rosen, Lothar Sickel, Cinisello Balsamo 2007, p. 217–230.
»Otto Dix: ›An die Schönheit‹«, in Der Künstler als Kunstwerk. Selbstbildnisse vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart, ed. by Ulrich Pfisterer and Valeska von Rosen, Stuttgart 2005.

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