Contact details

The Courtauld Gallery

Somerset House

Strand

London

WC2R 0RN

 

Tel: +44 (0)20 7848 2548

Fax: +44 (0)20 7848 2589

stephanie.buck@courtauld.ac.uk

 

Stephanie Buck was educated in Germany, England and France. She received a MA from the Julius-Maximilians Universität Würzburg and a PhD from the Freie Universität, Berlin on Hans Holbein the Younger’s portraits of Henry VIII. The Ph.D. was awarded the Ernst-Reuter-Preis of the Freie Universität Berlin). She was research fellow and lecturer at the Freie Universität Berlin and the Berlin Kupferstichkabinett (1995-2001), Gabriele Busch-Hauck-Fellow at the Städelsches Kunstinstitut Frankfurt am Main (2001-2003) and subsequently adjunct professor at the Freie Universität Berlin European Studies Program and Getty research fellow at the Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (2005-2006).

Stephanie joint the curatorial team of The Courtauld Gallery in 2006 and since then has curated and co-curated several exhibitions including Temptation in Eden: Lucas Cranach’s Adam and Eve in 2007, The Courtauld Cézannes in 2008, Michelangelo’s Dream in 2010, Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery in 2012 and The Young Dürer. Drawing the Figure in 2013. In 2010 the International Music and Arts Foundation secured the funding of the IMAF Centre for the Study and Conservation of Drawings at the Courtauld, the activities of which Stephanie coordinates.

 

Exhibitions curated:

 

The Young Dürer. Drawing the Figure, The Courtauld Gallery, London 2013

Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery, The Courtauld Gallery, London  and The Frick Gallery, New York, 2012 (co-curated with Colin Bailey)

The Spanish Line. Drawings from Ribera to Picasso, The Courtauld Gallery, London 2011/12 (co-curated with Zahira Veliz)

Michelangelo’s Dream, The Courtauld Gallery, London 2010

The Courtauld Cézannes, The Courtauld Gallery, London 2008 (co-curator with Barnaby Wright)

Temptation in Eden. Lucas Cranach’s Adam and Eve, The Courtauld Gallery, 2007 (co-curator with Caroline Campbell)

Guercino. Mind to Paper, The Courtauld Gallery, 2007 (co-curator with Joanna Selborne)

Wendepunkte deutscher Zeichenkunst. Spätgotik und Renaissance im Städel, Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt am Main 2003/2004

Vom Erfinden und Kopieren, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin 2001/2002

 

Current research/interests:

 

  • Northern European drawings of the 15th and 16th centuries
  • Colour in Drawings
  • Goya’s private albums

 

Recent publications

 

The Young Dürer: Drawing the Figure, with Stephanie Porras, The Courtauld Gallery, London, 2013.


Zeichnen im Zeitalter Bruegels: Die niederländischen Zeichnungen des 16. Jahrhunderts im Dresdner Kupferstich-Kabinett. Beiträge zu einer Typologie, T. Ketelsen et al, eds. by Stephanie Buck, The Burlington Magazine, March 2013


‘Tradition as challenge: Dürers‘ earliest studies for figures‘, in The Early Dürer, ed. Daniel Hess and Thomas Eser, exhibition catalogue, Germanischen Nationalmuseum Nürnberg, Nuremberg, 2012, pp.90-100 (also several catalogue entries)

“Holbein”, in  Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon. Die Bildenden Künstler aller Zeiten und Völker, ed. Andreas Beyer, Bénédicte Savoy and Wolf Tegethoff, vol. 74, Berlin 2012, 219-224

Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery, ed. with Colin B. Bailey, exhibition catalogue, The Courtauld Gallery, London and The Frick Gallery, New York, 2012

Michelangelo's Dream, ed with the assistance of Tatiana Bissolati, exhibition catalogue, The Courtauld Gallery London, 2010

 
Zeichnen vor Dürer. Die Zeichnungen des 14.  und 15. Jahrhunderts in der Universitätsbibliothek Erlangen,  ed. Hans Dickel (co author Guido Messling), Petersberg 2009
With Pen and Silverpoint’, inRogier van der Weyden : 1400 - 1464. Master of passions, ed. Lorne Campbell and Jan Van der Stock, exh. cat. Leuven 2009, pp. 146-161

The Courtauld Cézannes, ed  Stephanie Buck et al.; essays by John House, Elisabeth Reissner and Barnaby Wright ; catalogue by Stephanie Buck, John House and Joanna Selborne, exhibition catalogue, The Courtauld Gallery, London 2008. 

Beauty and Virtue for Francis I: Iohannes Ambrosius Nucetus and the Early Portrait Miniature’, Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Instititute, Vol. 71, 2008, pp. 191-210

Framing the image: Lucas Cranach’s Adam and Eve and Book Illustration, in Temptation in Eden. Lucas Cranach’s Adam and Eve, ed Caroline Campbell, exhibition catalogue, The Corutauld Gallery, London 2007, pp. 34-45.Die Bilder des Todes und der Triumph des Lebens’, in Hans Holbein d.J.: Die Basler Jahre 1515 bis 1532, ed. Christian Müller, exhibition catalogue, Kunstmuseum, Basel, 1. April - 2. July 2006, pp. 117-121.

‘On relationships between Netherlandish drawing and manuscript illumination in the late fifteenth century’, in Flemish Manuscript Painting in Context. Recent Research, ed. Elizabeth Morrison and Thomas Kren, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angels, p. 103-116.

‘Das Gebetbuch Maximilians I.’, in Aspekte deutscher Zeichenkunst, ed. Iris Lauterbach and Margret Stuffmann, Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Munich, 2006, pp. 73-84.

‘The Impact of Hugo van der Goes as a Draftsman’, in Master Drawings, vol. 41, 2003, pp. 228-239.

Wendepunkte deutscher Zeichenkunst: Spätgotik und Renaissance im Städel, exh. cat., Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt a.M., 2003.

Die niederländischen Zeichnungen des 15. Jahrhunderts im Berliner Kupferstichkabinett: Kritischer Katalog, Turnhout, 2001.