Contents and Arrangement

Artists' Lives: Dosso Dossi e Battista Dossi, undated

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection includes letters to John Ingram, sketches of the lives of Italian Renaissance artists of the Ferrarese School by writer and art historian Girolamo Baruffaldi (possibly from or for his Vite de' pittori e scultori ferraresi . . .) with notes by Ingram, notes on art and travel, and other pieces collected by Ingram. Also featured are early Greek and other inscriptions collected by John Godfrey, regional maps and plans of various temples, Arabic manuscripts, and other material relating to Ingram and Godfrey. Additionally, the collection contains a later edition (1597) of Giambattista Cinzio Giraldi's book on the Duke of Ferrara ( Commentario delle cose di Ferrara . . .), interleaved with manuscript annotations by John and Frances Ingram, and accompanied by a notebook they kept as they pursued their research interest in the Renaissance city of Ferrara, as well as in travel, private libraries and book collecting, and the poet Torquarto Tasso.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Artists' Lives: Dosso Dossi e Battista Dossi; John Ingram and John Godfrey Collection, C1078, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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