Cloe Cavero reconstructs the process of transformation of the image of Our Lady del Sagrario into the contact relic of the Virgin’s Descent by examining a series of artistic retoolings and spatial relocations within Toledo Cathedral.
We welcome Melania Ruiz Sanz de Bremond, who joins Sacrima for a one-month research stay (November-December 2020).
On 10 December, Nelleke de Vries will present her paper on the impact of the engravings of Martin Schongauer (c. 1445/1450-1491) on Spanish painting from the late-fifteenth century onwards.
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In this new article, Cloe Cavero unearths unpublished archival sources to reconstruct the Roman sojourn of Luis de Oviedo (ca. 1585-1624), one of the most significant non-aristocratic collectors in early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to the Messinese Madonna della Lettera, respectively in Rome (1642) and in Malta (1668), on the basis of previously unpublished inquisitorial documents.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.