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The Census of Antique Works of Art and Architecture Known in the Renaissance is an interdisciplinary research project centering on the classical tradition, a focus of Renaissance studies. The core of the project is the database registering antique monuments known in the Renaissance together with the related Renaissance documents in form of texts and images.
The collection of data has been extended by the antique monuments known to Johann Joachim Winckelmann and his contemporaries (Corpus Winckelmann) as well as the reception and adaption of antique art of the Middle Ages (Corpus Medii Aevi) in cooperation with research projects dedicated to the ‘Nachleben’ of Antiquity. The project regularly issues publications.

Latest news

New Research Focus 2018
Marble on Paper. Early-18th-Century Italian Collections of Antiquities in the Light of Richard Topham’s Drawings Collection at Eton College
Server Maintenance
On 9 February, 2018, maintenance of the server of the Census database might result in temporary downtime
Server Maintenance
On 18 and 19 October, 2017, maintenance of the server of the Census database might result in temporary downtime
Francesca Mattei new Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Census
The drawings by the Anonymus Mantuanus A and Renaissance architecture north of the Alps
Pegasus issue 17.2015 available
Includes contributions by Paolo Sanvito, Stefano Pierguidi, Henning Wrede, Lothar Sickel, Sascha Kansteiner and Constanze Graml
Kontakt / Contact

Sitz / office:
Georgenstr. 47, 10117 Berlin
2. OG / second floor
tel.: ++ 49-30-20 93 66 250
fax: ++ 49-30-20 93 66 251

Anschrift / postal address:
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Institut für Kunst- und Bildgeschichte / Census
Unter den Linden 6
D - 10099 Berlin

Online-Ausstellung / Online Exhibition