Mellon Summer Institute in Italian Paleography offers an intensive introduction to reading and transcription of handwritten Italian vernacular texts.

"Through the Warp and Weft of Perception: The Tapestry of Louis XIV Visiting the Gobelins"

The annual conference explored "Transience, Garbage, Excess, Loss: The Ephemeral, 1500-1800."


Rembrandt van Rijn, “Beggars Receiving Alms at the Door of a House,” 1648, etching, engraving, and drypoint (image: Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington)

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