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Artistic periods

Explore archival collections through the lenses of historical or artistic periods.

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Battisti Eugenio (complex of fonds)

Archivio di Lionello Venturi

Venturi Adolfo (complex of fonds)

The fonds consist of some 18.000 items (letters, manuscripts, notes and notebooks)...read more

Fototeca Zeri

The photo library is divided into sections according to the different typologies of art objects documented in the photos. Besides its rich Italian pai...read more

Fototeca Stefano Tumidei

The part of the archive ordered by the scholar is made up of 5.655 phototypes, mainly gelatin silver prints (2.559), color prints (54 cibachromes and...read more

Nachlass Richard Krautheimer

private records and photographs; awards; offprints; notes on activities as collector; study materials on Byzantine art, synagogues, Judaica, churches...read more

Nachlass Wolfgang Lotz

private biographic material, post cards, working material for studies in Italian architecture, excerpts from archival documents, note books, manuscrip...read more

Nachlass Kurt Badt

Story of Amateurism in art Provenance Research and Exil Archive...read more

Fototeca Julian Kliemann

The collection comprises 2,507 photo objects (silver gelatin prints and negatives in various formats) as well as 1,348 postcards. The folders mainly...read more

Nachlass Fritz Heinemann, Notizen zur venezianischen Malerei

the fund consinsts in 220 items (120 archival units)...read more

Luigi Salerno research papers

The collection, dated 1948-1996, is comprised of research notes, an extensive fototeca or photograph archive and correspondence, which document the ca...read more

Ellis K. Waterhouse notebooks and research files

This archive documents Waterhouse's scholarly career. A major part of the archive consists of notebooks, maintained from 1924 until his death in 1985,...read more

Fototeca Zeri

The photo library is divided into sections according to the different typologies of art objects documented in the photos. Besides its rich Italian pai...read more

Fototeca Stefano Tumidei

The part of the archive ordered by the scholar is made up of 5.655 phototypes, mainly gelatin silver prints (2.559), color prints (54 cibachromes and...read more

Julius S. Held papers

The Julius S. Held papers constitute a comprehensive archive of a preeminent American previous hit art historian next hit renowned for his scholarship...read more

Archivio Luisa Vertova

The archive consist of about 5000 items of which more than 4000 paper documents (including letters, typewritten press releases, press cuttings, postca...read more

Nachlass Wolfgang Lotz

private biographic material, post cards, working material for studies in Italian architecture, excerpts from archival documents, note books, manuscrip...read more

Fototeca Julian Kliemann

The collection comprises 2,507 photo objects (silver gelatin prints and negatives in various formats) as well as 1,348 postcards. The folders mainly...read more

Nachlass Fritz Heinemann, Notizen zur venezianischen Malerei

the fund consinsts in 220 items (120 archival units)...read more

Luigi Salerno research papers

The collection, dated 1948-1996, is comprised of research notes, an extensive fototeca or photograph archive and correspondence, which document the ca...read more

Archivio Longhi

The archive consists of 278 boxes. 178 of them include paper documents (letters, postcards, drafts of writings, handwritten notes, typewritten texts)...read more

Fototeca Zeri

The photo library is divided into sections according to the different typologies of art objects documented in the photos. Besides its rich Italian pai...read more

Fototeca Fahy

The archive consists of some 85,000 items of which about 45,000 are paper documents (including letters, typewritten lists, photocopies of articles, po...read more

Fototeca Stefano Tumidei

The part of the archive ordered by the scholar is made up of 5.655 phototypes, mainly gelatin silver prints (2.559), color prints (54 cibachromes and...read more

Nachlass Ernst Steinmann

the documentation mainly contains materials concerning Steinmann’s studies on Napoleon’s “Kunstraub” and Michelangelo, his translation of poems by Sha...read more

John Pope-Hennessy papers

The John Pope-Hennessy papers document Pope-Hennessy's curatorial and administrative work, his scholarly research as an expert on Italian Renaissance...read more

Nachlass Richard Krautheimer

private records and photographs; awards; offprints; notes on activities as collector; study materials on Byzantine art, synagogues, Judaica, churches...read more

Archivio Luisa Vertova

The archive consist of about 5000 items of which more than 4000 paper documents (including letters, typewritten press releases, press cuttings, postca...read more

Nachlass Wolfgang Lotz

private biographic material, post cards, working material for studies in Italian architecture, excerpts from archival documents, note books, manuscrip...read more

Nachlass Cornelius von Fabriczy

The fund consists of 463 items including archival research on Antonio e Giovanni da Sangallo, Michelozzo, Michelangelo, Amico Aspertini...read more

Fototeca Julian Kliemann

The collection comprises 2,507 photo objects (silver gelatin prints and negatives in various formats) as well as 1,348 postcards. The folders mainly...read more

Nachlass Fritz Heinemann, Notizen zur venezianischen Malerei

the fund consinsts in 220 items (120 archival units)...read more

Fondo Aby Warburg

The fund consists in around 1700 items including typescript sheets, manuscripts and handwritten notes, transcriptions, photos, some letters....read more

Ulrich Middledorf papers

The Ulrich Alexander Middeldorf papers contain some correspondence, many clippings, also photographs, postcards, bibliographic and research notes, as...read more

Leo Steinberg research papers

The Leo Steinberg Research Papers consist of research notes, correspondence relating to his lectures and essays, papers written by his students, seve...read more

Nachlass Werner Cohn

1145 Units/items; 20886 Documents: notes, typed and handwritten texts; cards; sketches; drafts; letters; travel diaries; photos and print papers....read more

Archivio Longhi

The archive consists of 278 boxes. 178 of them include paper documents (letters, postcards, drafts of writings, handwritten notes, typewritten texts)...read more

Fototeca Zeri

The photo library is divided into sections according to the different typologies of art objects documented in the photos. Besides its rich Italian pai...read more

Fototeca Fahy

The archive consists of some 85,000 items of which about 45,000 are paper documents (including letters, typewritten lists, photocopies of articles, po...read more

Fototeca Stefano Tumidei

The part of the archive ordered by the scholar is made up of 5.655 phototypes, mainly gelatin silver prints (2.559), color prints (54 cibachromes and...read more

Gustav Ludwig-Vermächtnis

The material concerns Venetian painting of the sixteenth century, in particular Carpaccio and the legend of S. Orsola, and new archival contributions...read more

John Pope-Hennessy papers

The John Pope-Hennessy papers document Pope-Hennessy's curatorial and administrative work, his scholarly research as an expert on Italian Renaissance...read more

Archivio Luisa Vertova

The archive consist of about 5000 items of which more than 4000 paper documents (including letters, typewritten press releases, press cuttings, postca...read more

Fototeca Julian Kliemann

The collection comprises 2,507 photo objects (silver gelatin prints and negatives in various formats) as well as 1,348 postcards. The folders mainly...read more

Nachlass Fritz Heinemann, Notizen zur venezianischen Malerei

the fund consinsts in 220 items (120 archival units)...read more

Archivio Longhi

The archive consists of 278 boxes. 178 of them include paper documents (letters, postcards, drafts of writings, handwritten notes, typewritten texts)...read more

Fototeca Fahy

The archive consists of some 85,000 items of which about 45,000 are paper documents (including letters, typewritten lists, photocopies of articles, po...read more

Archivio Longhi

The archive consists of 278 boxes. 178 of them include paper documents (letters, postcards, drafts of writings, handwritten notes, typewritten texts)...read more

Fototeca Zeri

The photo library is divided into sections according to the different typologies of art objects documented in the photos. Besides its rich Italian pai...read more

Nachlass Kurt Badt

Story of Amateurism in art Provenance Research and Exil Archive...read more

Ernst Kitzinger papers, 1931-1995

The papers document Ernst Kitzinger's scholarly contribution to the history of late antique, early Christian, Byzantine, and early medieval art. The c...read more

Nachlass Otto Lehmann-Brockhaus

private biographic material, post cards, working material for studies in Italian medieval art, excerpts from archival documents, diaries, manuscripts...read more

Nachlass Werner Cohn

1145 Units/items; 20886 Documents: notes, typed and handwritten texts; cards; sketches; drafts; letters; travel diaries; photos and print papers....read more

Fototeca Zeri

The photo library is divided into sections according to the different typologies of art objects documented in the photos. Besides its rich Italian pai...read more

Nachlass Kurt Badt

Story of Amateurism in art Provenance Research and Exil Archive...read more

Fototeca Julian Kliemann

The collection comprises 2,507 photo objects (silver gelatin prints and negatives in various formats) as well as 1,348 postcards. The folders mainly...read more

Nachlass Fritz Heinemann, Notizen zur venezianischen Malerei

the fund consinsts in 220 items (120 archival units)...read more

Ellis K. Waterhouse notebooks and research files

This archive documents Waterhouse's scholarly career. A major part of the archive consists of notebooks, maintained from 1924 until his death in 1985,...read more

Fototeca Zeri

The photo library is divided into sections according to the different typologies of art objects documented in the photos. Besides its rich Italian pai...read more

Fototeca Fahy

The archive consists of some 85,000 items of which about 45,000 are paper documents (including letters, typewritten lists, photocopies of articles, po...read more

Fototeca Stefano Tumidei

The part of the archive ordered by the scholar is made up of 5.655 phototypes, mainly gelatin silver prints (2.559), color prints (54 cibachromes and...read more

Gustav Ludwig-Vermächtnis

The material concerns Venetian painting of the sixteenth century, in particular Carpaccio and the legend of S. Orsola, and new archival contributions...read more

Julius S. Held papers

The Julius S. Held papers constitute a comprehensive archive of a preeminent American previous hit art historian next hit renowned for his scholarship...read more

Archivio Luisa Vertova

The archive consist of about 5000 items of which more than 4000 paper documents (including letters, typewritten press releases, press cuttings, postca...read more

Nachlass Wolfgang Lotz

private biographic material, post cards, working material for studies in Italian architecture, excerpts from archival documents, note books, manuscrip...read more

Nachlass Kurt Badt

Story of Amateurism in art Provenance Research and Exil Archive...read more

Fototeca Julian Kliemann

The collection comprises 2,507 photo objects (silver gelatin prints and negatives in various formats) as well as 1,348 postcards. The folders mainly...read more

Nachlass Fritz Heinemann, Notizen zur venezianischen Malerei

the fund consinsts in 220 items (120 archival units)...read more

Archivio Longhi

The archive consists of 278 boxes. 178 of them include paper documents (letters, postcards, drafts of writings, handwritten notes, typewritten texts)...read more

Fototeca Stefano Tumidei

The part of the archive ordered by the scholar is made up of 5.655 phototypes, mainly gelatin silver prints (2.559), color prints (54 cibachromes and...read more

Archivio Luisa Vertova

The archive consist of about 5000 items of which more than 4000 paper documents (including letters, typewritten press releases, press cuttings, postca...read more

Fototeca Stefano Tumidei

The part of the archive ordered by the scholar is made up of 5.655 phototypes, mainly gelatin silver prints (2.559), color prints (54 cibachromes and...read more

Archivio Luisa Vertova

The archive consist of about 5000 items of which more than 4000 paper documents (including letters, typewritten press releases, press cuttings, postca...read more

Luigi Salerno research papers

The collection, dated 1948-1996, is comprised of research notes, an extensive fototeca or photograph archive and correspondence, which document the ca...read more

Nachlass Richard Krautheimer

private records and photographs; awards; offprints; notes on activities as collector; study materials on Byzantine art, synagogues, Judaica, churches...read more

Ernst Kitzinger papers, 1931-1995

The papers document Ernst Kitzinger's scholarly contribution to the history of late antique, early Christian, Byzantine, and early medieval art. The c...read more

Nachlass Ulrich Middeldorf

The fund is made up of material produced by Middeldorf in parallel to its function as director of KHI. This is a dense correspondence that, obviously,...read more

Nachlass Richard Krautheimer

private records and photographs; awards; offprints; notes on activities as collector; study materials on Byzantine art, synagogues, Judaica, churches...read more

Ernst Kitzinger papers, 1931-1995

The papers document Ernst Kitzinger's scholarly contribution to the history of late antique, early Christian, Byzantine, and early medieval art. The c...read more

Archivio Luisa Vertova

The archive consist of about 5000 items of which more than 4000 paper documents (including letters, typewritten press releases, press cuttings, postca...read more

Leo Steinberg research papers

The Leo Steinberg Research Papers consist of research notes, correspondence relating to his lectures and essays, papers written by his students, seve...read more

Archivio Luisa Vertova

The archive consist of about 5000 items of which more than 4000 paper documents (including letters, typewritten press releases, press cuttings, postca...read more

Archivio Longhi

The archive consists of 278 boxes. 178 of them include paper documents (letters, postcards, drafts of writings, handwritten notes, typewritten texts)...read more

Birth places

Explore art historians' by their birth places.

In this visualisation, art historians' described in ARTchives are put in a map grouped by their birth place.