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Study photographs of ancient painting.

Getty Research Institute.

Available at Special Collections  L3 : PHOTO ARCHIVE - ANTIQUITIES  (76.P.14 )()

  • Title:
    Study photographs of ancient painting.
  • Author/Creator: Getty Research Institute.
  • Creation Date: 19--?
  • Biographical/Historical Note: In 1974, the J. Paul Getty Museum began assembling a "photo library" by consolidating the visual resources of each existing curatorial department. By the early 1980s, the Photo Archive was actively acquiring large collections of photographs from commercial and private sources and scholars' archives that contained a photographic component. In 1983, the nearly one million photographs of the Photo Archive were incorporated into the Research Institute's Special Collections.
  • Arrangement: Arranged by form, then location (city, museum).
  • Physical Desc.: 1 box (12 photographic prints) : b&w, some col. ; 35 cm..
  • Summary: An assembled collection of modern photographs of ancient paintings other than funerary and mural paintings. The collection includes photographs of painted bathtubs, panels, and tables from Cycladic, Minoan, Egypto-Roman, and Coptic cultures.
  • Cumulative Index/Finding Aid: Repository's online Photo Archive database (Antiquities collection) includes photograph-level or object-level access to all of the photographs.
  • Notes: Title devised.
    Size of photographs varies; most 8 x 10 in.
  • Form/Genre: Photographic prints
  • Subjects: Painting, Ancient
  • LC Call Number: ND70
  • ID/Accession Number: 1383-249
  • Access/Rights: Open for use by qualified researchers.
    Photographs and permission to publish must be obtained from copyright holder(s).
  • OCLC Record Number: 83029443
  • Source: GRI Library Catalog

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