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Rudolf Wittkower papers, 1923-1978

Series I

(Series I has been divided into six parts: Artists, Subjects, Book Manuscripts, Proofs, Notes, and Printed Materials. Some of the major files are Bernini, Bramante, Carracci, Michelangelo, and Raphael (Artists); Baroque Painting, Patronage, Rome, St. Peter's, Slade Lectures on the history of art (Subjects); Art and Architecture in Italy, Born under Saturn, and Matthews Lectures: Gothic vs. Classic (Book Manuscripts). In addition there are proofs of essays and reviews with manuscript corrections and emendations, copies of several of his own published works with his manuscript corrections, and typescript insertions for new editions. The Notes consist of eight card file boxes with notes chiefly relating to the Baroque period and Bernini. In Series I the contents of the parts overlap. For example, material relating to Bernini can be found in Artists, in Subjects under Rome and St. Peter's, and in Notes.)

In Series I the contents of the parts overlap. For example, material relating to Bernini can be found in Artists, in Subjects under Rome and St. Peter's, and in Notes.

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Subseries I.1: Artists



Box 1 Algardi's Relief of Pope Liberius Baptizing Neophytes


Box 1 Bernini & French Academy: Lecture. Letter by Anthony Blunt, with the British Expeditionary Forces in France, Headquarters Boulogne, no date, (before Dunkerque)


Box 1 Bernini at the court of Louis XIV: Lecture


Box 1 Bernini at the court of Louis XIV: Bust of Louis XIV. Lectures, 1949 U.S.A., 1949


Box 1 Bernini-Poussin: Classical Models. International Congress, New York, 1961


Box 1 Bernini: The Complex of St. Peter's


Box 1 Bernini: Correspondence, 1956-1970.


Box 1 Bernini: Countess Matilda, Bronze.


Box 1 Bernini: Documents 1 (Bust Charles I)


Box 1 Bernini: Documents 2


Box 1 Bernini: England


Box 1 Bernini: Equestrian Monument of Louis XIV. Lecture



Box 2 Bernini: Equestrian Monument of Louis XIV. Notes 1.


Box 2 Bernini: Equestrian Monument of Louis XIV. Notes 2


Box 2 Bernini: Influence in England.


Box 2 Bernini: Lecture Hertziana, 1955


Box 2 Bernini: Lecture. Carleton University, Ottawa., November, 1967


Box 2 Bernini: Lecture. Los Angeles, 1967


Box 2 Bernini: Sculptures. Lecture


Box 2 Bernini: Sculptures. Lectures: Bonn, 1933} Rome, 1055 Detroit, May, 1965 Metropolitan, April, 1956, 1055, May, 1965, April, 1956


Box 2 Bernini: Letter after return from Paris (unpublished)


Box 2 Bernini: Letters, Bernini, letter 1652 Trivulzio, letter 1656. Xerox, Ms copy. Milan, 1652


Box 2 Bernini: Material 1966 Edition, 1966


Box 2 Bernini: Notes


Box 2 Bernini: Pelican Draft



Box 3 Borromini: Lecture, Rome, 1967. Correspondence, 1966-1969


Box 3 Borromini: Lecture, Rome, 1967. English text, Italian text, Italian proofs-publication, Appendices, Postcript. May 10, 1967. Rome, Capitol, Inaugural lecture of Borromini Celebration. Personalitá e destino di Francesco Borrominirromini: Drafts, Notes


Box 3 Bramante: Tempietto. Comparative Material


Box 3 Bramante: Tempietto. Correspondence, 1965-1971


Box 3 Bramante: Tempietto. Inscriptions & history


Box 3 Bramante: Tempiette. Interpolation of inscribed figures


Box 3 Bramante: Tempietto. Notes


Box 3 Bramante: Tempietto. Photos



Box 4 Breughel: Lecture.


Box 4 Brunelleschi: Draft for lectures. Material and Ms. with correspondence.


Box 4 Brunelleschi: Optics.


Box 4 Cafà


Box 4 Carracci Minutiae-Festschrift (?) Dr. Tietze


Box 4 Carracci: Miscellany


Box 4 Carracci: Notes.


Box 4 Comacchini: Equestrian Monument of Charlemagne


Box 4 Cortona, Pietro da


Box 4 Dupérac: Manuscript, translation, notes



Box 5 Giotto: Lecture


Box 5 Hugo van der Goest Lecture


Box 5 Goya: Lecture


Box 5 Gruenwald: Lecture


Box 5 Guarini Congress


Box 5 Inigo Jones: Lecture-Notes


Box 5 Le Corbusier: Notes-Lecture, 1961


Box 5 Longhena: Venetian Baroque-Vienna. Notes


Box 5 Michelangelot Vorlesungen. Courtauld Institute, 1935-1936


Box 5 Michelangelo: Courtauld Lecture II


Box 5 Michelangelo: Courtauld Lecture III


Box 5 Michelangelo: Courtauld Lecture IV


Box 5 Michelangelo: Courtauld Lecture V


Box 5 Michelangelo: Courtanld Lecture VI


Box 5 Michelangelo: Sistine Ceiling Lecture


Box 5 Michelangelo: Lecture-Liverpool School of Architecture, 1943.


Box 5 Michelangelo: Technique. Lecture-Oxford, 1960


Box 5 Michelangelo: Julius Tomb, Medici Chapel. Lecture-Courtauld Institute, 1939


Box 5 Michelangelo: Notes (before 1933)



Box 6 Nanni di Baccio Bigi and Michelangelo . Festschrift Middledorf


Box 6 Piranesi as Architect . Sssay and Notes


Box 6 Piranesi: and Egyptomania. April, 1969 (also notes), April, 1969


Box 6 Poussin


Box 6 Raphael: Lecture-Oberlin, 1963


Box 6 Raphael: Notes


Box 6 Raphael: Stanze lectures


Box 6 Rainaldi: Carlo Rainaldi und die Roemlsche Architektur des Hoch Barock . German original text. English translation, notes


Box 6 Rembrandt: Lecture.


Box 6 Vittone: Lecture-Munich, 1956 Blunt Festschrift, 1966 Harvard, 1977., 1956, 1966


Box 6 Vittone: Notes


Subseries I.2: Subjects



Box 7 Academies: Three lectures.


Box 7 L'Arcadia e il Giorgionismo, 1960.


Box 7 Architecture: Chamberss Encyclopedia


Box 7 Art: 1650-1700. Cartridge Modern History, 1960


Box 7 Art Theory-Art Criticism-Quality (Bibliography)


Box 7 Artists' Conduct: Lectures, November, 1961.


Box 7 Artists' Conduct: Emory University, 1963


Box 7 Baroque


Box 7 Baroque: Architecture, A.A. Lectures


Box 7 Baroque: Architecture. Course


Box 7 Baroque (Italian): Architecture. Course-Cambridge, England, 1970


Box 7 Baroque: Barokarchitektur in Italien


Box 7 Baroque Art and the Jesuit Contribution. Lecture and Notes


Box 7 Baroque Art: The Jesuit Contribution-t.ms., 27 p.5 ms. corrections


Box 7 Baroque as a Critical Term. Bryn Mawr, 1960



Box 8 Baroque: Le cupole di Vittone.


Box 8 Baroque: Italian Painting, 17-18 c. Spr, 1963


Box 8 Baroque: Lecture-II Barocco in Italia. Convegno, Rome, 1960


Box 8 Baroque: Rome-Lectures, 1957


Box 8 Baroque: Louvre


Box 8 Baroque: Misc. Notes-1


Box 8 Baroque: Misc. Notes-2


Box 8 Baroque: Misc. Notes-3


Box 8 Baroque: Oil Bozzetti Baroque


Box 8 Baroque: Roman Baroque Sculptors: Oeuvres I. Baratta, Bolgi


Box 8 Baroque: Roman Baroque Sculptors: Oeuvres II


Box 8 Baroque: Roman Baroque Sculptors: Oeuvres III. Rondone, Rusconi


Box 8 Bafcoque: Roman Baroque Sculptors: Oeuvres IV


Box 8 Baroque: Roman Baroque Sculptors: Oeuvres V. Raggi


Box 8 Baroque: Roman Baroque Sculptors: Oeuvres VI. Guidi



Box 9 Baroque: Sculpture Course, 1961


Box 9 Baroque: Late Baroque Sculpture-Notes


Box 9 Baroque: Sculpture. Notes


Box 9 Baroque: Sculpture. Towns Topographical


Box 9 Baroque: Topography: Roman Churches 1


Box 9 Baroque: Topography: Roman Churches 2


Box 9 Baroque (Italian): Painting-Lectures


Box 9 Baroque: Painting-Notes


Box 9 Baroque: Painting and Sculpture. Course I-Slade Lecturer, University College, London


Box 9 Baroque: Painting and Sculpture. Course II-Lectures, Slade School, University College, London



Box 10 Baroquei Slade Lectures, University College, London


Box 10 Baroque: Venetian Course, 1964


Box 10 Baroque: Centralised Churches. Course-New York.


Box 10 Centrally Planned Buildings


Box 10 Chartres: Lecture


Box 10 Florence: Painting, 17th Century


Box 10 Fontana di Trevi: Notes


Box 10 Harmony and Golden Section


Box 10 Inspiration and Reason in the Arts


Box 10 Oval Churches



Box 11 Painting: Notes-Four Lectures on Approach to Painting, Charter House, 1942 (?), 1942


Box 11 Painting: Dutch


Box 11 Painting: Italian, 17th Century. Lecture, Royal Academy, 1951


Box 11 Painting: Italian-Notes


Box 11 Painting: Portraiture-Piero, Titian, Reynolds


Box 11 Painting: Studio Practises. Development of Drawing. Lectures


Box 11 Painting: Venetian, 15th-16th Centuries. Lecture, Cologne, 1932


Box 11 Patronage: Lectures I-Suger, Communes, Middle Classes


Box 11 Patronage: Lectures II-Court Patronage


Box 11 Patronage: Lectures III-19th-20th Centuries; Artist and Patron


Box 11 Ponce: Museum, Article for Apollo


Box 11 Problems of Space


Box 11 Religion and Renaissance Architecture: Lecture



Box 12 Renaissance: Architecture and the Classical Tradition


Box 12 Renaissance: Architecture, Drafts and Excerpts


Box 12 Renaissance: Architecture. Ms. and Catalogue of Buildings


Box 12 Renaissance: Architecture, Mimeographed Material


Box 12 Renaissance: Architecture, Notes


Box 12 Renaissance: Chapter-Cambridge Modern History


Box 12 Renaissance: Lecture, Cleveland, 1964 (unfinished), 1964


Box 12 Renaissance: Course. Notes I


Box 12 Renaissance: Course. Notes II


Box 12 Renaissance: Course. Notes III


Box 12 Renaissance: Course, 1963


Box 12 Renaissance: Course. Science: Leonardo


Box 12 Renaissance: Course-Science. Notes


Box 12 Renaissance: Hieroglyphics in the Early Renaissance Proofs, Editor's Notes Binghamton



Box 13 Renaissance: Notes


Box 13 Renaissance: Raphael, Michelangelo, Titian. Lecture


Box 13 Renaissance and Antiquity: Course, 1959-1960. Mimeographed material


Box 13 Renaissance and Antiquity: Course, 1959-1960. Bibliography


Box 13 Renaissance and Antiquity: Iconographic Lectures


Box 13 Renaissance: Revival of Antiquity. Nine Lectures, Courtauld


Box 13 Renaissance: Revival of Antiquity. Notes. Also-Science


Box 13 Renaissance: Revival of Antiquity. Notes


Box 13 Renaissance: Sculpture


Box 13 Rome I: Ancient, Medieval


Box 13 Rome II: Renaissance Town-Planning, etc.


Box 13 Rome III: Renaissance (Antiquarian)


Box 13 Rome IV: Humanists


Box 13 Rome V: Notes



Box 14 St. Peter's: Akten-Archivio della Fabbrica


Box 14 St. Peter's: Baptistry


Box 14 St. Peter's: Dome. Correspondence*


Box 14 St. Peter's: Dome. "La Cupola di San Pietro di Michelangelo" 1962 corrected proof, 1962


Box 14 St. Peter's: Dome. Drawings and Calculations


Box 14 St. Peter's: Dome. Manuscript


Box 14 St. Peter's: Dome. Notes


Box 14 St. Peter's: Dome. Notes


Box 14 St. Peter's: Dome. Notes, drawing



Box 15 St. Peter's: Bernini Drawings I


Box 15 St. Peter's: Bernini Drawings II


Box 15 St. Peter's: Kuppelraum (Gallery Proofs)


Box 15 Salute: Manuscript (Copy)


Box 15 S. Maria della Salute: Manuscript and Notes


Box 15 Sculpture: Sculptor's Workshop. Lecture, Glasgow, 1971


Box 15 Sculpture: Lectures, with Notes


Box 15 Significance of the University Museum: Lecture, Duke University, 1967



Box 16 Slade Lectures I-IX (1). History of Art, General


Box 16 Slade Lectures I-IX (2}. History of Art, General


Box 16 Slade Lectures X. High Art, Popular Art, Folk Art


Box 16 Slade Lectures: Notes


Box 16 Slade Lectures: Precis


Box 16 La Teoria Classica e La Nuova Sensibilita. Lecture, Venice, September, 1965


Box 16 Tridentium-Counterreform-Allegory-New Churches


Box 16 Varallo Congress, 1968


Box 16 Westminster Abbey: Draft for a film, 1945


Box 16 World Chronicles


Subseries I.3: Book Manuscripts



Box 17 Alberti Rucellai: notes


Box 17 Art and Architecture in Italy (Pelican ed.): notes



Box 17A Art and Architecture in Italy: corrected typescript



Box 18 Born under Saturn: drafts, notes, typescript



Box 19 Matthews Lectures: Gothic vs. Classic: typescripts and notes



Box 20 Die Zeichnungen di Gianlorenzo Bernini: printed book with ms. Notes


Subseries I.4: Proofs



Box 21 Books and Articles



Box 22 Books and Articles


Subseries I.5: Notes

(in card file boxes)



Box 23 Baronue Sculptors: A-L; Algardi; Duqesnoy



Box 24 Baroque Sculptors: M-Z; Outside Rome; General



Box 25 Baroque: General; Bernini



Box 26 Baroque Sculpture



Box 27 Baroque Topography; Archivio dellla Fabbrica di S. Pietro



Box 28 Bernini: L.fe, Sculpture, Painting



Box 29 Carracci



Box 30 Miscellaneous notes


Subseries I.6: Printed Material



Box 31 Annotated copies of his books for later editions



Box 32 Books, offprints