The Lost Manuscripts from the Sistine Chapel (catalogue)

ELENA DE LAURENTIIS and EMILIA ANNA TALAMO, The Lost Manuscripts from the Sistine Chapel. An Epic Journey from Rome to Toledo, Catalogue of the Exhibition Edited by ELENA DE LAURENTIIS, Dallas, Meadows Museum, SMU, January 23 – April 23, 2011 (The Meadows Foundation).

Contents:

Prefaces (pp. VII-XIII)

Prologue: Ángel Ferdinández Collado, Francisco Antonio de Lorenzana y Buitrón: Portrait of a Great Archbishop of Toledo (Spain) in the Age of Enlightenment (pp. XVII-XXVIII); Elena De Laurentiis, Francisco Antonio de Lorenzana y Buitrón: An  Enlightened Cardinal (pp. XXIX-XXXVI): Elena De Laurentiis and Emilia Anna Talamo, Introduction (pp. XXXVII-XLI).

Essays: Abbreviations (p. XLIV); Emilia Anna Talamo, The Codices of the Sistine Sacristy (pp. 1-21); Elena De Laurentiis, The Codices of the Sistine Sacristy in Toledo (Spain) (pp. 23-28); Elena De Laurentiis, The Liturgical Codices of the Seventeenth-Century Papal Court and the Illuminated Manuscripts of Pope Urban VIII in Toledo (Spain) (pp. 29-56); Elena De Laurentiis, Bibiographical Notes on the Illuminators and Copyists of Pope Urban VIII (57-75).

Catalogue by Elena De Laurentiis: The Oldest Codices (pp. 79-89); The Fifteenth-Century Codices (pp. 90-151); The Sixteenth-Century Codices (pp. 152-187); The Seventeenth-Century Codices (pp. 188-280); The Eighteenth-Century Codices (pp. 281-283).

Appendices: Chronology of Popes (pp. 287-289); Biographies of Cardinals with Coats of Arms (pp. 290-304); Payments to Illuminators (pp. 305-314); Inventories of the Sistine Sacristy (pp. 315-328); Inventory of the Manuscripts of Cardinal Francisco Antonio de Lorenzana y Buitrón (p. 329); Elena De Laurentiis, Location of the Codices of the ‘Sistine Sacristy Inventory of 1714’ (pp. 331-344); Elena De Laurentiis, Sale of the Collection of Abbot Luigi Celotti (pp. 345-362); Elena De Laurentiis, Location of the Lots of the Celotti Sale of 1825 (pp. 363-380); Concordance between the Inventories of the Sistine Sacristy (pp. 381-386); Archival Sources (pp. 387-388); Bibliography (pp. 389-415); Index of Manuscripts Cited (pp. 416-420); Index of Illuminators and Copyists (pp. 421-422); Index of Personal and Place Names (pp. 423-434); Index of Subjects (pp. 435-438); Index of Catalogue Illustrations (pp. 439-444); Photography Credits (pp. 445-446); and Checklist of the Exhibition (pp. 447-448).

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