Genevieve Warwick on Alexandra Hoare’s forthcoming books on Salvator Rosa

A contribution by Prof. Genevieve Warwick History of Art, University of Edinburgh Alexandra Hoare’s book is an impressive piece of scholarship that, together with her translation of Rosa’s letters and extensive illustrations of his work, will be a standard reference text for any further research on this important artist. Hoare deftly unpacks the distinctive manner…

Sandra Hindman on ‘The Medieval World at our Fingertips’

A contribution by Sandra Hindman President and Founder, Les Enluminures & Professor Emerita, Department of Art History, Northwestern University The Medieval World at our Fingertips. Manuscript Illuminations from the Collection of Sandra Hindman Designed to accompany the special exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago of a selection of about thirty illuminated manuscript leaves from…

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…