«Pace o valva di evangelario»: storia di una riscoperta novitàdigital
formato: Articolo | ARTE LOMBARDA - 2019 - 1
The author retraces the conservative story of the Pace di Chiavenna in light of his critical fortune, identifying the moments and the protagonists – inserted in the context of their institutional profile – of the rediscovery of a work of extraordinary quality but for a long time hidden. The twentieth century emerges as an important period both for the history of protection and for the profile of scholars engaged in this work, such as Adolfo Venturi.
1891, una «lista di appunti» per Adolfo Venturi. Il catalogo delle opere private «di sommo pregio» nel carteggio tra Pasquale Villari ed Emilio Visconti Venosta digital
formato: Articolo | ARTE LOMBARDA - 2017 - 1-2
The article describes an event which took place in November 1891. The protagonists were: Adolfo Venturi, a young government official at the Ministry of Education; Pasquale Villari, the Minister himself and Emilio Visconti Venosta, Minister of the Foreign Affairs. A very important and ambitious project was brought into discussion in Parliament: the drawing up of a list of the most valuable works of art still housed in private collections...