About the Author

Renée E. Kistemaker is a senior consultant of research and development at the Amsterdam Historisch Museum. Deborah Meijers is associate professor of art history at the University of Amsterdam and a senior researcher at the Huizinga Institute of Cultural History.Natalya K. Kopeneva is a researcher with the St. Petersburg branch of the Archive of the Academy of Sciences. George L. Vilinbakhov is vice-director of the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia.