Researchers at UCD


John Loughman

Associate Professor

School Of Art History & Cultural Policy
Newman Building
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7168565


Dr. Loughman is a specialist in 17th-century Dutch art. In 1993 he completed his PhD thesis at the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, on collecting and the art market in Dordrecht, 1620-1749. He continues to work on aspects of patronage, the 17th-century Netherlandish domestic interior, and pupils of Rembrandt. A book co-authored with J.M. Montias (Yale University) was published by Waanders in 2000: 'Public and Private Spaces: works of art in 17th-century Dutch houses'. 


Honours and Awards

Year: 2001.
Title: IRCHSS Research Fellowship
Year: 2001.
Title: CASVA Visiting Senior Fellow, Washington


Association: Association of Low Countries Studies, Function/Role: Executive Committee member
Association: Historians of Netherlandish Art, Function/Role: *



Loughman, J. and Montias, J.M.; (2000) Public and Private Spaces: Works of art in seventeenth-century Dutch houses. Zwolle: Waanders. [Details]
Sutton, P., and Loughman, J.; (1994) The Golden Age of Dutch Landscape Painting. Madrid: Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation. [Details]
Loughman, J., et al; (1992) De Zichtbaere Werelt: schilderkunst uit de Gouden Eeuw in Hollands oudste stad. Zwolle/Dordrecht: Waanders Uitgevers/Dordrechts Museum. [Details]

Book Chapters

John Loughman (2016) 'Tulips and building plans: Primary material from the Fagel Collection' In: Timothy R. Jackson (eds). Frozen in Time: The Fagel Collection in the Library of Trinity College Dublin. Dublin: Lilliput Press. , pp.49-72 [Details]
John Loughman (2016) 'Jacob Jordaens' Dublin Veneration reassessed' In: Carla Briggs and Nicola Figgis (eds). Art History After Françoise Henry: 50 Years at UCD 1965-2015. Kinsale: Gandon. , pp.72-87 [Details]
John Loughman (2016) 'Urban Identity and the Validity of City Schools in Dutch Art' In: Wayne Franits (eds). The Ashgate Research Companion to Dutch Art of the Seventeenth Century. Abingdon and New York: Routledge. , pp.372-389 [Details]
John Loughman (2014) 'Domestic Bliss? Images of the Family and Home in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Genre Art' In: Nakamura Toshiharu (eds). Images of Familial Intimacy in Eastern and Western Art. Leiden and Boston: Brill. , pp.83-107 [Details]
Loughman, J.; (2010) ''Delicacies that enrapture the eye and the mind'. Still-life Painting in the Netherlands of the Seventeenth Century' In: Loughman, J.; (eds). In the Presence of Things: Four Centuries of European Still-Life Painting, Volume I. Lisbon: Calouste Gulbenkian Museum. , pp.45-67 [Details]
Loughman, J.; (2007) 'Abraham Dijck (1635?-1680), a Dordrecht Painter in the Shadow of Rembrandt' In: Golany, A., Mochizuki, M., and Vergara, L (eds). In his Milieu: Essays in Netherlandish Art in Memory of John Michael Montias. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. , pp.265-278 [Details]
Loughman, J.; (2006) 'Between Reality and Artful Fiction: the representation of the domestic interior in seventeenth-century Dutch art' In: Aynsley, J., and Grant, C (eds). Imagined Interiors: Representing the Domestic Interior since the Renaissance. London: Victoria and Albert Museum. , pp.72-97 [Details]
Loughman, J.; (2001) ''One of the finest pieces Rembrandt ever painted': Charlemont's collecting of Netherlandish paintings' In: McCarthy, M (eds). Lord Charlemont and his circle. Dublin: Four Courts Press. , pp.103-111 [Details]
Loughman, J.; (1999) 'The Market for Netherlandish Still Lifes, 1600-1720' In: Loughman, J.; (eds). Still-Life Paintings from the Netherlands, 1550-1720. Amsterdam/Cleveland: Rijksmuseum/Cleveland Museum of Art. , pp.87-102 [Details]
Loughman, J.; (1998) 'Arent de Gelder and the Art World of Dordrecht' In: Loughman, J.; (eds). Arent de Gelder (1645-1727), Rembrandt's Last Pupil. Dordrecht/Cologne: Dordrechts Museum/Wallraf-Richartz-Museum. , pp.37-49 [Details]
Loughman, John; (1992) 'Een stad en haar kunstconsumptie: Openbare en privé-verzamelingen in Dordrecht, 1620-1719' In: Marijnissen, Peter; Paus, Wim de; Schoon, Peter; and Schweitzer, George (eds). De Zichtbaere Werelt: Schilderkunst uit de gouden eeuw in Hollands oudste stad. , pp.34-64 [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Loughman, John; (2008) ''New light on some portraits by Aelbert Cuyp''. Burlington Magazine, 150 :584-591. [Details]
Loughman, J. ; (2006) 'Portret van een echtpaar in een tuin: Nieuwe aanwinst van Samuel van Hoogstraten'. Dordrechts Museum Bulletin, 31 (3):3-6. [Details]
Loughman, John; (1997) 'Salomon Koninck's 'St. Mark the Evangelist''. Burlington Magazine, 139 :692-695. [Details]
Loughman, John; (1991) 'Aert Teggers, a seventeenth-century Dordrecht collector'. Burlington Magazine, 133 :532-537. [Details]
Loughman, John; (1991) 'Dordrecht family portraits identified and attributed to Paulus Lesire'. Mercury, 12 :29-36. [Details]

Book Reviews

John Loughman (2008) Review of K. Jonckheere, The Auction of King William's Paintings (1713). Book Reviews [Details]
John Loughman (2009) Review of Xander van Eck, Clandestine Splendor: Paintings for the Catholic Church in the Dutch Republic. Book Reviews [Details]
Loughman, J (2013) Old Masters' Gallery Catalogues. Szepmuveszeti Muzeum Budapest, vol 1, Dutch and Flemish Portraits 1600-1800. Book Reviews [Details]
Loughman, J (2013) Old Masters' Gallery Catalogues. Szepmuveszeti Muzeum Budapest, vol 2, Dutch and Flemish Still Lifes 1600-1800. Book Reviews [Details]


Research Interests

Netherlandish art, 15th to 17th centuries