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The Census of Antique Works of Art and Architecture Known in the Renaissance holds a database registering antique monuments known in the Renaissance together with the related Renaissance documents in the form of texts and images. More than 200,000 entries contain monuments, pictorial and written documents, locations, persons, concepts of time and style, events, research literature and illustrations. The monuments registered amount to over 10,000, the entries on monuments including all their parts to over 16,000, and the entries on documents to over 38,000.
BHMPI Rare Books
A collection of digitized early modern guide books and rare books, mostly important for Art History (ca. 15.000 volumes). There are structural data and high-resolution scans. It is planned to do OCR full text with Transkribus for ca. 4000 volumes.
Schede Noack – A Registry of Foreign Artists in Rome in the Nineteenth Century
Digitized collection of about 20.000 handwritten notes about foreign artists in Rome in the 19th century, assembled by Friedrich Noack (1858-1930).
The system of the arts in Rome (1750-1850)
The project deals with foreign artists in Rome from ca 1750 to the middle of the 19th century, a time when ecclesiastical commissions dwindled away but tourism was flourishing. The content of the data concerns their interactions with patrons and colleagues, their production and marketing strategies and their relationship with their countries of origin. A large number of data sets is already contained in the “ZUCCARO” database of the Bibliotheca Hertziana. As the event-based system and its graph-like network structure of the data model lend themselves particularly well to the representation of social networks and historic developments, the project is also a showcase for working with a “knowledge graph” to gain insights into large corpora of material (drawings, letters, archival sources) over considerable time spans.