The Stibbert Museum: Research Perspectives

The Stibbert Museum (ill. 1), located in the outskirts of Florence, is today a true jewel, hidden from the tourist tropes and therefore not a necessary “must” on the map of the city. It is a pity, because this museum, the personality of its creator, and the unique collection of applied arts, including those of […]

The World in Dress: Costume books across Italy,  Europe and the East

EUI Visual and Material History Working Group hosts a book presentation by Giulia Calvi (Università di Siena). In the early modern period costume books and albums participated in the shaping of a new visual culture that displayed the diversity of the people of the known world on a variety of media including maps, atlases, screens, […]