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Instauratio and Pietas: the della Valle collections of ancient sculpture

Christian, Kathleen Wren (2008). Instauratio and Pietas: the della Valle collections of ancient sculpture. In: Penny, Nicholas and Schmidt, Eike D. eds. Collecting Sculpture in Early Modern Europe. Studies in the History of Art (70). Washintgton: National Gallery of Art, pp. 33–65.

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Abstract

Discusses the history of the Della Valle collection of antique sculpture in fifteenth and sixteenth century Rome, with particular attention to the rhetoric behind the 'hanging garden' of antique sculpture formed by Cardinal Andrea della Valle in the aftermath of the Sack of Rome.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: Not known
ISBN: 0-300-12160-1, 978-0-300-12160-5
Extra Information: About the book:
Proceedings of the Symposium "Collecting Sculpture in Early Modern Europe", organized by the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art ...; the symposium was held 7 - 8 Februrary 2003 in Washington

Additional series information:
Centre for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts. Symposium papers XLVII
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Art History
Item ID: 34667
Depositing User: Kathleen Christian
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2012 15:26
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2012 23:26
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/34667
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