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Antiquities in motion : from excavation sites to Renaissance collections / Barbara Furlotti.

By: Furlotti, Barbara [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Los Angeles : Getty Research Institute, [2019]Description: ix, 281 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781606065914.Subject(s): Antiques business -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 16th century | Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Italy -- Rome -- 16th century | Antiquities
Contents:
Introduction -- Brought to light: digging in and around Rome -- Marketing antiquities: marketplaces, companies, and shops -- Acquiring meanings, gaining value: antiquarians and the market for antiquities -- From restoration to sale: antiquities in sculptors' workshops -- The price of collecting: acquiring antiquities in sixteenth-century Rome -- The other side of the coin: collecting meets illegality -- Exporting antiquities: the rules and the practice -- Moving antiquities around -- Conclusion -- Appendix -- Paul IV's Motu proprio for the protection of Roman antiquities, [20 December] 1556 -- Evidence from Francesco Serason's trial for the illegal acquisition of ancient marbles, July-August 1557 -- Vincenzo Stampa's letter from Rome to Cardinal Carlo Borromeo in Milan about his possible appointment as "guardian of the Belvedere antiquities," 1 November 1565 -- Evidence from the trial for fraud against Vincenzo Stampa, 1569 -- Cardinal Luigi Cornaro's ban for the protection of Roman antiquities, 20 June 1570 -- Excavation contract between donna Ersilia del Monte and the "soci excavatori" maestro Oliverio Mariani from Ascoli and Giovanni Bonardo from Rocca di Cagni, 11 December 1573 -- Cardinal Enrico Caetani's revocation of all excavation licenses, 21 January 1588 -- Littera passus for Carlo Emanuele I of Savoy, 1 February 1588 -- Excavation license granted to Ginevra Salviati, December 1591 -- Evidence from the trial against Vincenzo Menichelli for unauthorized diggings, April-May 1594 -- Index.
Summary: "Barbara Furlotti presents a dynamic interpretation of the early modern market for antiquities, relying on the innovative notion of archaeological finds as mobile items. She raises questions that have never been analyzed before and draws on vast unpublished archival material to offer new answers"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Brought to light: digging in and around Rome -- Marketing antiquities: marketplaces, companies, and shops -- Acquiring meanings, gaining value: antiquarians and the market for antiquities -- From restoration to sale: antiquities in sculptors' workshops -- The price of collecting: acquiring antiquities in sixteenth-century Rome -- The other side of the coin: collecting meets illegality -- Exporting antiquities: the rules and the practice -- Moving antiquities around -- Conclusion -- Appendix -- Paul IV's Motu proprio for the protection of Roman antiquities, [20 December] 1556 -- Evidence from Francesco Serason's trial for the illegal acquisition of ancient marbles, July-August 1557 -- Vincenzo Stampa's letter from Rome to Cardinal Carlo Borromeo in Milan about his possible appointment as "guardian of the Belvedere antiquities," 1 November 1565 -- Evidence from the trial for fraud against Vincenzo Stampa, 1569 -- Cardinal Luigi Cornaro's ban for the protection of Roman antiquities, 20 June 1570 -- Excavation contract between donna Ersilia del Monte and the "soci excavatori" maestro Oliverio Mariani from Ascoli and Giovanni Bonardo from Rocca di Cagni, 11 December 1573 -- Cardinal Enrico Caetani's revocation of all excavation licenses, 21 January 1588 -- Littera passus for Carlo Emanuele I of Savoy, 1 February 1588 -- Excavation license granted to Ginevra Salviati, December 1591 -- Evidence from the trial against Vincenzo Menichelli for unauthorized diggings, April-May 1594 -- Index.

"Barbara Furlotti presents a dynamic interpretation of the early modern market for antiquities, relying on the innovative notion of archaeological finds as mobile items. She raises questions that have never been analyzed before and draws on vast unpublished archival material to offer new answers"--Provided by publisher.

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