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Mr Mathew Norman

Drawing friendship in the Romantic period: The portraits of John Bacon the Younger (1777-1859) and his contemporaries in the Department of History

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Research Interests

  • Portraiture
  • The history and collecting of prints and drawings
  • Connoisseurship


Journal Article

  • Norman, Mathew (2019). Webber or de Loutherbourg? New observations regarding drawings for the 1785 pantomime Omai, or, A Trip round the World. Tuhinga: Records of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa 30 (2019): 29-55.
  • Norman, Mathew (2017). The portrait drawings of John Bacon the Younger (1777-1859). The British Art Journal XVII(3): 74-9.
  • Norman, Mathew (2016). Leighton’s ‘A Dream': An early work comes to light. The Burlington Magazine CLVIII(1354): 13-18.
  • Norman, Mathew (2014). Della Bella. Print Quarterly 31(2): 180-1.
  • Norman, Mathew (2013). Salvatore Castiglione’s Oriental Head. Print Quarterly 30(3): 318-9.
  • Norman, Mathew (2011). Ippolito Leoni’s 1636 Portrait of Ottavio Leoni: a unique counterproof and questions of authorship. Print Quarterly 28(2): 136-42.
  • Norman, Mathew (2010). A Newly Discovered Portrait of Étienne Dumonstier II. Master Drawings 48(2): 173-8.
  • Maskill, David & Norman, Mathew (2008). Paper visions: the Piranesi collection at the Alexander Turnbull Library. Turnbull Library Record 41: 60-81.
  • Norman, Mathew (2007). The Mysterious Affair of Bishop Monrad’s Rembrandts. The Journal of New Zealand Art History 28: 53-63.

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