Chiara Franceschini on analogies between the global stasis of the past months and the condition in limbo
In this new article, Cloe Cavero unearths unpublished archival sources to reconstruct the Roman sojourn of Luis de Oviedo (ca. 1585-1624), one of the most significant non-aristocratic collectors in early seventeenth-century Spain.
On 29 May, Nelleke de Vries discussed the impact of the engravings of Martin Schongauer (c. 1445/1450-1491) in Spain from the late-fifteenth century onwards.
On 8 June, Cloe Cavero discussed processes of migration of local cults within the Catholic world in the framework of Neue Forschungen zur Frühen Neuzeit, a seminar organized by Arndt Brendecke.
In the new issue of the Mitteilungen des Kunsthistorischen Institutes in Florenz, Chiara Franceschini reconstructs and discusses the genesis, iconography, functions, and removal of two altarpieces dedicated to the Messinese Madonna della Lettera, respectively in Rome (1642) and in Malta (1668), on the basis of previously unpublished inquisitorial documents.
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Nine studies of early modern private chapels as multimedia “laboratories” for social and devotional display and for artistic invention and innovation in 16th- and 17th-century Rome.
In February 2020, Erin Giffin launched her ongoing digital humanities project mapping replicas of the Santa Casa di Loreto. A companion to the monograph Translating Space: Replicas of the Holy House of Loreto (in progress), this tool provides an interactive resource to better visualize the spread of Loreto devotion, and the relationships between replicas.
In February 2020, Erin Giffin traveled to see a series of Santa Casa replicas across the Czech Republic and Austria.
Chiara Franceschini and Cloe Cavero talked about “Marian Atlases, Image Normativity and the Geography of Art” at the first encounter for a planned research network taking place at Université Paris 13.