Illustrated catalog of The Santarelli Glyptic Collection

/ a cura di Dario Del Bufalo. - Roma : L'Erma di Bretschneider, ©2009. - (Fondazione Dino ed Ernesta Santarelli ; 2). - 45 p. : in gran parte ill. ; 29 cm. - ISBN - 9788882655310

Having been philologically united, these rare and precious everyday objects, fruit of careful study and research in the ancient texts, merit being part of an exceptional private collection. The practice of collecting, the result of an aesthetic sensibility, has ancient origins and is frequently associated with a form of patronage that encourages and supports an artistic production, with the intent to purchase and promote cultural heritage…

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