Legal Notice and Terms of Use


Aims and Scope

The Belvedere Research Journal (BRJ) is an international peer-reviewed open access e-journal devoted to research in Austrian art history in the broadest historical and geographical sense. The Belvedere Research Journal is committed to the principles of Open Access. For detailed information please visit About the Journal.




The Belvedere Research Journal is published by the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Wissenschaftliche Anstalt öffentlichen Rechts, (Belvedere), Vienna.


Österreichische Galerie Belvedere

Wissenschaftliche Anstalt öffentlichen Rechts

Prinz Eugen-Straße 27

1030 Vienna



Legal form: Scientific institution under public law 

Company registration number: FN 192738 p

Competent court for company register matters: Vienna Commercial Court

VAT ID: ATU 16286800
DVR No.: 00447404


CEO: Prof. Stella Rollig

CFO: Mag. Wolfgang Bergmann

Competent supervisory authority: Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, the Civil Service and Sport.

Body for economic matters: Board of Trustees (Kuratorium)



Journal Management, Belvedere Research Center

The Belvedere Research Center at the Belvedere, Vienna, is in charge of the management and development of the Belvedere Research Journal.



Director of the Belvedere Research Center

Christian Huemer, PhD

Rennweg 4

1030 Vienna




Editorial Board

The editorial board, selected by the Belvedere Research Center, with expertise in diverse areas of art history and visual studies serves as an advisory committee.






The contents of this website are made available by the Belvedere and updated by the Belvedere Research Center team. For questions, input, or feedback concerning the contents, please contact:



Technical Service Provider

The Belvedere Research Journal is hosted on the OJS (Open Journal Systems) platform of Heidelberg University Library.



Liability for the content of this website

This website is designed to inform you about the Belvedere Research Journal and its articles. The information supplied has been carefully researched and vetted and is correct to the best of our knowledge. However, no guarantee is given for the absolute accuracy, currency, or correctness of the information posted. The Belvedere shall not be held liable for ensuring constant access to this website, for material or non-material damage resulting from the information supplied (e.g., incorrect or incomplete information), or for shortcomings of any nature whatsoever (e.g., damage as a result of breakdowns, errors, or interruptions). The Belvedere shall only be liable if the damage or defect was caused intentionally or through gross negligence on the part of the Belvedere. The Belvedere explicitly reserves the right to modify, supplement, or delete parts of this website or its entire contents without prior notice. This also applies to the information in About the Journal, the Legal Notice and the Terms of Use, that shall apply as amended.



Liability for the content of other websites

This website provides direct or indirect links to other external websites on the internet, outside the authorship and responsibilities of the Belvedere. The Belvedere has no influence on the layout or contents or availability of such websites. The provider of a website link bears sole responsibility for any illegal, incorrect, or incomplete information it may contain, and the Belvedere herewith explicitly rejects any liability for the availability or contents of off-site links. Providing links to external websites on this website is not an indication that the Belvedere endorses the third-party or its site or has any affiliation with or between the Belvedere and the external website. The Belvedere check links to external websites for unlawful content and information at the time the link is created, and the Belvedere expressly distances itself from any unlawful activities and content by third parties. The Belvedere is in earnest to prevent the use of illegal information on a website and will remove such a link without delay as soon as being made aware of it. Please send any information regarding such material to




All texts, illustrations, graphics, design, content, audio and video document and other materials to be found on this website are protected by copyright law. Trademarks or logos shown on the website may also be protected by trademark and copyright laws. Any such rights shall remain with the trademark or copyright holder. Any alteration of their content is strictly prohibited, except as allowed by copyright law. No reproduction, publication, or other exploitation of such contents of the website shall be permitted unless the Belvedere or the trademark or copyright holder has given its prior written consent or otherwise stated (see e.g., Copyright of Belvedere Research Journal Articles) .


You may request permission to use the copyright materials on this website by writing to



Copyright of Belvedere Research Journal Articles

The copyright of articles published in the Belvedere Research Journal belongs to the respective authors.


Unless otherwise indicated, articles published in the Belvedere Research Journal are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. This license allows anyone to download, reuse, re-print, modify, distribute and/or copy the contributions. The works must be properly attributed to its author(s). It is not necessary to ask further permissions both of author(s) or journal board, although you are kindly requested to inform the BRJ for every reuse of the papers. The text of the full Creative Commons License agreement is available here.


Note: This license does not automatically pertain to third-party material (notably illustrations and other materials than the text) used within Belvedere Research Journal articles. Copyright for illustrations and materials other than the text (e.g. videos, timelines, maps) may be held by individuals or institutions other than the BRJ and the author. These do not fall under the Creative Commons License.

Unlawful use, reproduction or propagation of any content or any illustrations or any other materials of this website or the Belvedere Research Journal may lead to prosecution according to civil or penal law.


For information on Authors’ Rights and Licensing as well as Authors’ Responsibilities please visit About the Journal.


Should you notice any technical, content or factual errors on this website, please contact us at



Data Protection

The Belvedere processes personal data when you use this website and when you contact us personally, electronically, by telephone, or by post. This is done in accordance with the legal requirements of the Austrian Federal Act concerning the Protection of Personal Data (DSG) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as amended from time to time. Please find more detailed information on the handling of data in our Privacy Policy. Any related questions can be addressed to



Further Information

The above information and disclaimers shall be deemed to constitute part of the online services provided by the Belvedere. Should parts of this text or individual formulations be or become invalid, the remaining parts of the text shall remain unaffected.


Any disputes arising from or in connection with this website shall be brought for resolution before the court that has jurisdiction over commercial matters in Vienna.



Vienna, April 2022