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Collecting and Collectors


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Series Editor's Preface Part One: Collecting and Presenting the Etruscans in North America Alexandra A. Carpino, Introduction Helen Nagy, The Formation of the Etruscan Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: The Strategies of Edward Robinson and Rodolfo Lanciani Richard De Puma, The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Etruscans: Collecting from the 1870s to the Present Lisa C. Pieraccini, Collecting Etruscans for California: The Story of Philanthropist Phoebe A. Hearst and Archaeologist Alfred Emerson Claire Lyons, Italian Antiquities to American Museums: Notes on Collecting at the Turn of the Twentieth Century Laetitia La Follette, The Impact of the 1970 UNESCO Convention on Unprovenanced Etruscan Artifacts in the United States Part Two: Satis sit una aliqua gemma: Collecting Classical Gems from Antiquity through the 19th Century Tiziana D'Angelo and Maya Muratov, Introduction Roberta Casagrande-Kim, Dactyliothecae Romanae: Collecting Gems in Ancient Rome Liliana Leopardi, Collecting Magical Gems in the Early Modern Period: From Infancy to Adulthood Claudia Wagner, Collecting at Alnwick Castle: Engraved Gems in the Collection of the Duke of Northumberland Tiziana D'Angelo and Maya Muratov, "Fraudulent Ingenuity": Charles W. King and 19th-Century Collections of Antique Gems Part Three: Researching Ownership Histories for Antiquities in Museum Collections David Saunders, Introduction Caroline M. Rochleau, The Stratigraphy of Provenance Judith Barr, The Pitfalls and Possibilities of Provenance Research: Historic Collections and the Art Market in the 20th Century Seth Pevnick, The Tampa Poseidon = The Shugborough Neptune Ann Blair Brownlee, Collecting Greek and Etruscan Vases in 19th Century Philadelphia Sarah Costello and John Hopkins, A Collaborative Path for Research into Ancient and Heritage Objects Paul Denis, Verifying a Provenance Phoebe Segal, "Said to be from": Best Practices for Using Unscientific Findspot Information

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Alexandra Carpino is Professor of Art History at Northern Arizona University, USA. She is a past editor-in-chief of Etruscan Studies: Journal of the Etruscan Foundation and current chair of the AIA's Etruscan Interest Group. Tiziana D'Angelo lectures in Classical Art and Archaeology at the University of Cambridge and fellow of St Edmund's College. She has published widely, mainly on ancient wall painting, funerary art and material culture, and the history of collecting. Maya Muratov is Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History, Adelphi University. She is co-author (with Rachel Mairs) of Archaeologists, Tourists, Interpreters: Exploring Egypt and the Near East in the Late 19th-Early 20th Centuries (Bloomsbury, 2015). David Saunders is Associate Curator of Antiquities at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Since joining the museum in 2008, he has curated seven exhibitions. He is co-editor of The Restoration of Ancient Bronzes: Naples and Beyond (Getty, 2013) and Dangerous Perfection: Ancient Funerary Vases from Southern Italy (Getty, 2016)

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