Paul Needham on ‘Editio princeps: A History of the Gutenberg Bible’

A contribution by Paul Needham Scheide Librarian, Princeton University Library Editio princeps is a history of the Gutenberg Bible that provides an account, both detailed and highly readable, of the fates and vicissitudes of all surviving copies, including those attested only by fragments from bookbindings. There is not a copy for which Dr. White’s researches…

‘Colossi that Move’ by Estelle Lingo

A contribution by Estelle Lingo Andrew W. Mellon Professor, 2016-18 Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC Associate Professor of Early Modern European Art Donald E. Petersen Endowed Professor University of Washington, Seattle Colossi that Move The majority of the sculptures of Francesco Mochi (1580-1654) are colossi, a…

Pamela Patton on the “Index of Medieval Art”at 100

A contribution by Pamela Patton Director of the Index of Medieval Art, Princeton University  The Index at 100 The 2016 retirement of Adelaide Bennett Hagens, a much-beloved manuscript scholar whose expertise enriched the Index of Medieval Art at Princeton University for fifty years, coincided closely with the 100th anniversary of the archive’s 1917 founding as the…

Elizabeth Cropper on Carlo Cesare Malvasia’s ‘Felsina pittrice’

A contribution by Elizabeth Cropper Dean, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Life of Marcantonio Raimondi and Critical Catalogue of Prints by or after Bolognese Masters Carlo Cesare Malvasia’s Felsina pittrice  (Bologna, 1678) is a challenging and rich text. From the very beginning our plan has been…

Official Launch of Vol. V.II in the Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard Series

Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard Part V.II The Life of Christ before the Passion The Ministry of Christ By Koen Bulckens A new volume of the Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard book series was launched in the Saint Carolus Borromeus church in Antwerp. It catalogues Rubens’s exploration and representation of the theme of the public life of Christ. The…