BULLETIN OF VENETIAN CIVIC MUSEUMS, III series – 8.2013
Doge’s committees in Venetian Civic Museums collections
It is out the new bulletin of the Foundation Civic Museums of Venice, the catalogue of contributions and scientific studies, focused on the collection of manuscripts, named “Commissioni ducali”, and belonging to the Museo Correr Library. This is the 8th issue of the third series, curated by Camillo Tonini and Cristina Crisafulli, in collaboration with the Center for Cataloguing and Multimedia Production and the Photographic Archive of the Foundation Civic Museums of Venice.
The bulletin presents three sections of the book, published by Skira/Civic Museums of Venice (192 pages, 137 illustrations, 81 in color): Collections (Collezioni) – monographic section dedicated to the collection of “Doge’s committees in Venetian Civic Museums collections” from which the volume’s title – Studies and Contributions (Studi e Contributi) and Activities (Attività) section. This latest edition, came out from the recent exhibition Miniature dei Dogi. Venezia e veneziani, santi e virtù nelle Commissioni ducali del Museo Correr, introduces a series of participations that analyze the wonderful collection of over six hundred of manoscritti. These rare documents, coming from the 14th to the end of the 18th century, are embellished with beautiful miniatures and painted with a brush in bright colors and gold.
Authors: P. Lucchi, H. K. Spzépe, G. Paglia, E. Zolotova, S. Engel, C. Tonini, M. Viero, E. Marconi, M. Favilla e R. Rugolo, D. Cristante, S. Fuso e L. Poletto, E. Terenzoni, L. Servadei e M. Tombel, M. Piccolo, M. da Cortà Fumei e C. Calabresi.