What is the key to successful patronage for our heritage and culture? This publication sets out three essential factors: the importance of stimulating public policy, appropriate fundraising in function of its objectives and motivated donors.

The Mercator Fund has published an essay by Dominique Allard, Director of the King Baudouin Foundation. The essay reaffirms the importance of private collectors and donors in preserving our heritage.

The planned Corpus Rubenianum publishing project is advancing well. A special edition of the Rubenianum Quarterly reports on the state of progress of the project initiated by the Rubenianum Fund.

The latest publication from the King Baudouin Foundation takes a fresh look at the Van Herck Collection. It examines the inspiration that artists of the period, and particularly the Baroque artists, derived from classical antiquity.

This exhibition, devoted to the Liege painter and engraver Armand Rassenfosse – held at the Bibliotheca Wittockiana in Brussels from 30 September 2015 to 31 January 2016 – and the accompanying publication provide a new approach to Rassenfosse’s work as an illustrator.