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From Ancestral Cults to Art: The Santacroce Collection of Antiquities

Christian, Kathleen (2002). From Ancestral Cults to Art: The Santacroce Collection of Antiquities. Annali della Scuola normale superiore di Pisa. Classe di lettere e filosofia, 14 pp. 255–272.

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Abstract

Considers the antiquities collection of the Santacroce family in Renaissance Rome, in particular the family's shift of focus from objects related to the their presumed ancient ancestor (Publius Valerius Publicola) towards antiquities which were perceived of and valued as 'works of art'.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2002 Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa and Kathleen Christian
ISSN: 0392-095X
Extra Information: Journal Special issue title: Senso delle rovine e riusi dell’Antico
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Art History
Item ID: 34662
Depositing User: Kathleen Christian
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2012 08:57
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2012 01:51
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/34662
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