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John Pope-Hennessy papers, 1617-1995, bulk 1930-1995

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Pope-Hennessy (John) Papers
Series V. Study photographs, 1930-1994 36.5 Linear Feet (59 boxes)
This series comprises a large section of the archive and contains Pope-Hennessy's study photographs, primarily of Italian sculpture and Sienese painting. Also included are photographs of paintings and drawings of Raphael and Fra Angelico that were used for his publications. Other study photographs include Italian, German, and Dutch paintings, Renaissance portraits, and images from the Thyssen-Bornemisza collection and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. The bulk of these photographs are black-and-white prints but also included are color prints, slides, transparencies, negatives, and Polaroids. Some files include a small number of papers such as postcards, clippings, and correspondence.
Arrangement note
Arranged by medium; original order has been retained.
Sculpture, 1933-1993
The majority of files are organized alphabetically by artist including Agostino di Duccio, Benvenuto Cellini, Donatello, Lorenzo Ghiberti, Michelangelo, Luca della Robbia and Verrocchio. Some files are organized by topic such as "Bronze," "Forgeries," "Ivory," and "Naples." Miscellaneous photographs and images from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum are filed at the end.
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82-83, 109-110 A, undated
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83-85, 103, 108 B, 1948-1989
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85-85A, 103, 109, 112* C, 1959-1990
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85A, 86-87, 103, 109 D, 1969-1987, undated
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87, 104 F, 1969-1970, undated
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87, 109 G, undated
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88 I, 1977
88 L, 1938-1971
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88-90, 105, 109 M, 1937-1993
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90 N, undated
90 O, undated
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90-91, 105 P, 1946, 1963, undated
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91, 105 Q, undated
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92-95, 105, 109 R, 1939, 1970-1975, undated
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95-96, 105 S, 1961-1985, undated
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97, 105 T, 1937-1964, undated
97, 105 U, undated
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97, 106, 109-110 V, 1937-1966, undated
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98-102, 106-110, 111*-112* Miscellaneous, 1933-1990
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 1971, undated
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133 Florentine sculpture
133 Venetian sculpture
Painting and drawing, 1930-1994
Sienese painting, 1931-1993
Includes photographs of paintings by Duccio di Buoninsegna, Lippo Memmi, Giovanni di Paolo and Matteo di Giovanni.
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113, 119 B, undated
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113, 119, 139 C, 1937, 1950, undated
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112*, 113, 119 D, undated
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113, 119 F, 1944-1955, undated
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114, 119, 136, 139 G, 1938-1993
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115, 119 L, 1987, undated
115, 119 M, 1931-1937, 1961, undated
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116, 119, 136 N, 1943, undated
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116, 119 P, 1968-1981 undated
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117, 119 S, 1949-1980
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117 T, undated
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117, 119 V, 1937, undated
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112*, 118-119 14th and 15th century, 1931-1990
Other schools, 1930-1993
Contains study photographs of paintings other than Sienese, and study photographs of drawings. Includes Botticelli, Domenichino, Leonardo da Vinci, Masaccio, and Paolo Uccello.
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120, 124, 139 B, 1953, 1986, undated
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120 C, 1933-1949, undated
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121, 124, 139 D, 1939-1990
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121, 139 E, undated
121, 139 F, undated
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121, 124 G, 1930, undated
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122 J, undated
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122, 139 L, undated
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122, 124 M, 1974, 1980, undated
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112*, 122 N, circa 1939, undated
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122, 124 O, 1941-1984
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122, 124, 139 P, 1930, 1989-1993, undated
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123 R, undated
123 S, undated
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123, 139 T, 1939, undated
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123-124, 139 U, 1949, 1968, undated
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123-124 V, 1971-1974, undated
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123 Z, undated
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125-127, 139 Raphael, 1946-1971, undated
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127-129, 139 Fra Angelico, 1939-1988, undated
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130-132, 135, 138 Renaissance portraits, 1936-1976, undated
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133 Thyssen-Bornemisza collection, 1973-1981
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134-139 Miscellaneous, 1934, 1982-1994, undated


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