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

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Pope-Hennessy (John) Papers
Series II. Writings and notes, 1932-1995 10 Linear Feet (25 boxes)
Series II documents Pope-Hennessy's scholarly work. Included in this series are manuscripts of publications such as Cellini (1985) and Donatello (1993) and unpublished works such as "Matteo di Giovanni" and "Iconography of Sir Walter Scott." The bulk of the manuscript files are drafts for his autobiography, Learning to Look (1991). A large portion of this series contains drafts of lectures and essays, some of which were worked into his books. His eulogy for art historian Kenneth Clark's memorial service can be found among his speeches and addresses. Also included are clippings of his influential articles from 1932 to 1995, press clippings and reviews of his publications.
Arrangement note
Arranged by type of material.
Clippings, 1932-1995
Articles by Pope-Hennessy, 1932-1995
Contains original clippings and photocopies of articles written by Pope-Hennessy.
box folder
14 1 1932-1934
14 2-9 1940-1975
box folder
15 1-3 1976-1980
15 4-11 1982-1989
15 12-14 1990-1995
box
16 Reviews of Pope-Hennessy's work, 1937-1972
Published manuscripts, 1985-1993
box folder
21 1 Cellini, circa 1985
box
17-20 Learning to Look, circa 1991
box folder
21 5 Paradiso: The Illuminations to Dante's Divine Comedy by Giovanni di Paolo circa 1993
21 2-4 Donatello: Sculptor, circa 1993
box folder
22 1-3 Articles, circa 1986-1991
Unpublished manuscripts, circa 1949, circa 1992, undated
box
23-24 "Italian Renaissance Painting," undated
Box 24 includes Institute of Fine Arts lectures on related subjects.
box folder
25 1-2 "Iconography of Sir Walter Scott," undated
25 3 "Matteo di Giovanni," circa 1949
25 4 Essays, circa 1992
25 5 Various, undated
Includes chapters of a book on Italian sites, "Introduction to Venetian Sculpture," "The Tempio Malatestiano," and "My Cinquecento."
box
26-27 Speeches and addresses, 1945-1994
Includes eulogy for Kenneth Clark's memorial service.
Lectures (finished drafts), circa 1948-1993
Roughly alphabetical, original order has been retained. See also box 80, folder 5-7 for additional lectures.
box folder
28 1 "Agostino di Duccio," 1957
28 2 "Amadeo and the Lombard Renaissance," undated
28 3 "Fra Angelico," undated
28 4 "Rethinking Fra Angelico," 1972
28 5 "The Aftermath of the Renaissance," undated
28 6 "Renaissance and Antiquity," undated
28 7 "Babaia," 1952
28 8 "The Brancacci Chapel Restored," undated
28 9 "The British Museum," 1976
28 10 "The Italian Renaissance Bronze Statuette," undated
28 11 "Cambridge Bronze Statuettes in the Fitzwilliam Museum," undated
28 12 "Benvenuto Cellini," undated
28 13 "The Real Cellini," undated
28 14 "Connoisseurship," 1979
box folder
29 1-3 "Donatello," 1985-1986, undated
29 4 "Donatello and the Legend of St. John the Divine," undated
29 5 "Donatello and the Renaissance Statue," undated
29 6 "Gattamelata and Colleoni: The Development of the Equestrian Monument," undated
29 7 "L'idea di Firenze," undated
29 8 "Damage to Works of Art in Florence," 1967
29 9 "The Florentine Fountain," undated
29 10 "Roger Fry and the Metropolitan Museum of Art," undated
29 11 "The Sixth Centenary of Ghiberti," undated
box folder
30 1 "Giovanni Bologna," undated
30 2 "Giovanni di Paolo," 1987
30 3 "Why Pursue the Heritage?," 1975
30 4 "Interaction of Painting and Sculpture in the 15th Century," circa 1948
30 5 "The Interaction of Painting and Sculpture in Florence in the 15th Century," 1973
30 6 "The International Heritage", 1980
30 7 "Leonardo: Landscape Painter," undated
30 8 "The Lombardi," undated
30 9 "Tullio Lombardo," 1993
30 10 "Masaccio," 1982
30 11 "Matteo di Giovanni," 1955
box folder
31 1 "Michelangelo: The Study of His Sculptures," undated
31 2 "Michelangelo: The Early Work," undated
31 3 "Michelangelo: The Sistine Ceiling," undated
31 4 "Michelangelo: The Tomb of Pope Julius II," undated
31 5 "Michelangelo: The Medici Chapel," undated
31 6 "Michelangelo: The Late Works," 1955-1956
31 7 "Michelangelo: The Man and the Myth," 1974
31 8 "Giovanni Morelli," 1987
31 9 "The Function of Museums," undated
31 10 "The Contribution of Museums to Scholarship," undated
Labeled manila envelope only.
31 11 "De-accessioning," undated
31 12 "The Museum as Forum," 1976
31 13 "Design in Museum," June 1975
31 14 "Specimens or People," 1969
31 15 "What Are Museums For?," November 1974
31 16 "Offner As a Critic," 1989 October 19
box folder
32 1 "Piero della Francesca," undated
32 2 "The Art of Art History: The Piero della Francesca Trail," 1991 April 23
32 3 "The Piero della Francesca Trail," undated
32 4 "Giovanni Pisano," undated
32 5 "The Study of Italian Plaquettes," 1985
32 6 "Italian Primitives in the Fitzwilliam Museum," undated
32 7 "The Humanist Portrait Bust," 1955
32 8 "Some Aspects of Religious Art," undated
32 9 "The Late Style of Andrea della Robbia," undated
32 10 "Luca della Robbia," undated
32 11 "Riccio and the Bronze Statuette," undated
32 12 "Rossellino, Verrocchio and the Humanist Tomb," undated
32 13 "Jacopo Sansovino," undated
32 14 "Sassetta," 1955
32 15 "The Iconography of Sir Walter Scott," undated
box folder
33 1 "Sienese Painting and Sculpture in the 15th Century," 1950-1951
33 2 "Sienese Quattrocento Painting," 1955
33 3 "Sienese Quattrocento Sculpture," undated
33 4 "The Study of Quattrocento Sculpture," undated
33 5-6 "Getting at Titian," June 1990
box folder
34 1 "The Victoria and Albert Museum," circa 1974
34 2 "Treasures of the Victoria and Albert Museum," undated
34 3 "Italian Gothic Sculpture in the Victoria and Albert Museum," circa 1950
34 4 "Sculpture Collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum," undated
34 5 "The Making of a Catalogue (Victoria and Albert Museum)," undated
34 6 "Writing on Art," undated
Unidentified, undated
box folder
34 7 "Art History as the Reconstruction of the Creative Process"
Manila envelope only.
34 8 Skowhegan lecture?
Notes, 1932-1992, undated
box folder
34 9 Botticelli, undated
34 10 Donatello, circa 1990
34 11 Matteo di Giovanni, circa 1949
34 12 Martelli Mirror, undated
box folder
35 1-2 Giovanni di Paolo, circa 1937
35 3-4 Sienese art, 1940-1951
35 5 Yates Thompson Codex, circa 1947
Related to Dante's Divine Comedy.
Miscellaneous, 1932-1992
box folder
35 6 Annotated catalogs, 1932, undated
box
36 Papers, 1941-1992
box folder
45 4 Color photograph, 1965
Print of Raphael's painting, The Spinola Madonna, pulled from box 36, folder 6.
box
37-38 Notebooks, undated


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