On the Trail of Bosch and Bruegel: Four Painting United Under Cross-Examination
On line review from BruegelNow, All Things Bruegel/Brueghel of the research publication that was edited by Erma Hermens in collaboration with CATS, published by Archetype Publications Ltd.



Cover of the ArcheType and CATS publication On the Trail of Bosch and BruegelOn the Trail of Bosch and Bruegel

Four Paintings United under Cross Examination


Edited by Dr. Erma Hermens

Contributions by Anne Haack-Christensen, Dr. Erma Hermens, Greta Koppel, Alar Nurkse, Mikkel Scharff, Polly Smith, Dr. Paul Vandenbroeck, Bernard M. Vermét, Dr. Jørgen Wadum

Published in 2012 by Archetype Publications in collaboration with CATS – 157 pages. Series: CATS Series of Technical Studies


The focus of the project is four closely related paintings of Christ Driving the Traders from the Temple – today located in three different institutions and in one private collection in Europe.

This project has been concluded as part of the CATS Work Package Materials in Dutch and Danish 17th Century Painting. Read more about the tasks and objectives of this project here.

The exhibition shown at SMK in Denmark, Illuminated – tracing Bosch and Bruegel, gave unique access to central results and findings of the research project about copying, replicating and emulating practices in 15th to 18th Century workshops.
You can find more in-depth information in English about this international research project, and read a selection of reviews and feature articles below.

Click here to get to the project site.





Phenomenal New Book: The Brueg(h)el Phenomenon

Book review published on BruegelNow, All things Bruegel/Brueghel.



The Brueg[H]el Phenomenon

Paintings by Pieter Bruegel the Elder and Pieter Brueghel the Younger with a Special Focus on Technique and Copying Practice

Edited by Christina Currie and Dominique Allart

Published in 2012 by Brepols Publishers and IRPA/KIK – 1062 pages

Series: Scientia Artis (SCAR 8)



Related to the topic of the international research project Bosch and Bruegel, Four Paintings Magnified, of which CATS is partner,  is Dominique Allard and Christina Currie’s monumental and splendidly illustrated publication The Brueg(h)el Phenomenon.