A Manuscript Description in Kraków of the ‘Trivulzio Museum’ in Milan

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https://doi.org/10.12797/SAAC.21.2017.21.11

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Trivulzio, Milan, Millin, cameos, intaglios, rings, collecting

Abstract

An early nineteenth-century manuscript is preserved in the Jagiellonian Library in Kraków. This document in Italian, entitled ‘Breve Descrizione del Museo Trivulzio’, describes the contents of a collection of an aristocratic family in Milan, as seen shortly after the death of its builder – Don Carlo Trivulzio (1715-1789). The author compares it to a published text in French by Aubin-Louis Millin, and publishes up-to-date descriptions of the engraved gems evoked in the manuscript. Thanks to various sources, five of those seven cameos and intaglios can also be illustrated together for the first time.

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27-07-2018

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Rambach, Hadrien J. 2018. “A Manuscript Description in Kraków of the ‘Trivulzio Museum’ in Milan”. Studies in Ancient Art and Civilisation 21 (21):261-74. https://doi.org/10.12797/SAAC.21.2017.21.11.

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