Kress Foundation Grant awarded for The Virtual Studiolo

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