The Samuel H. Kress Foundation has generously awarded a Digital Resources Grant to IDEA Co-Director Deanna Shemek and her team to fund the production of a demonstration video prototype as the first phase of Isabella d’Este: Virtual Studiolo. This project aims to reassemble in a virtual, digital, open-access environment one of Renaissance Italy’s most stunning art collections, the studiolo of Isabella d’Este (1474-1539), marchesa of the city-state of Mantua. We are designing the Virtual Studiolo to have broad appeal for scholars, students, and the general public, highlighting the rich beauty of our subject matter and creating a significant advance in relation to current methods for understanding Renaissance collecting. Continue reading “Kress Foundation Grant awarded for The Virtual Studiolo“
The site launched on 26 October 2015 at the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference in Vancouver, Canada.
Congratulations to Principal Investigator Anne MacNeil and Co-Principal Investigators Samuel Brannon and Karen Atkins!