Peeter Neefs II and Gillis van Tilborgh, Portrait of an Elegant Couple in an Art Cabinet, 1652 and about 1675. Oil paint on canvas; 51 5/8 x 62 3/8 in. © The Phoebus Foundation, Antwerp.

Collecting and Curiosity

Flemish Art in Context, Session 3

Peeter Neefs II and Gillis van Tilborgh, Portrait of an Elegant Couple in an Art Cabinet, 1652 and about 1675. Oil paint on canvas; 51 5/8 x 62 3/8 in. © The Phoebus Foundation, Antwerp.

About the Speaker

Geoffrey Shamos, PhD, is the director of the Vicki Myhren Gallery and curator of the University Art Collections at the University of Denver. He graduated from Yale University and earned his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, where he specialized in Renaissance art from northern Europe. Prior to joining the University of Denver, Geoffrey worked at the Yale University Art Gallery, the Cantor Center for Visual Art at Stanford University, and RedLine Contemporary Art Center in Denver.