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Tasso: Photographs/Research Notes: Tiepolo, 1875-1979
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of articles, lectures, correspondence, printed matter, photographs, and research material of Lee. Included are files of professional correspondence (1930-1984), papers of organizations to which he belonged, such as the American Academy in Rome (president, 1968-1971), outlines and lectures for his art history courses, and a great deal of notes, letters, and photographs of works of art relating to the pictorial illustration of the works of the Italian poets Lodovico Ariosto (1474-1533) and Torquato Tasso (1544-1595) and the relationship of Renaissance painting and poetry. Manuscripts and related material for two books, Names on Trees: Ariosto in Art (1977) and U Pictura Poesis: The Humanistic Theory of Painting (1967), and a lecture, "Poetry Into Painting: Tasso and Art" (1970), are also included.
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The collection is open for research.
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Tasso: Photographs/Research Notes: Tiepolo; Rensselaer W. Lee Papers, C0552, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 24