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2018 SCSC Annual Conference

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Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Sessions Sponsored by the Italian Art Society

Session Title: Assessing Gems in Renaissance Italy: Significance and Valuation
Enchantment E
Friday, 2 November, 2018, 10:30am-noon
Organizer: Jordan Famularo, PhD candidate Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
Chair: Timothy McCall, Associate Professor of Art History, Villanova University
Speakers/Papers:
Lisbet Thoresen, Independent scholar, ancient gem studies, “Lost in Translation: The Legacy of Ancient Literary Sources to Gem Science in Renaissance Italy”
Jordan Famularo, PhD candidate Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, "Ruby or Red Glass? Gem Materials in Florence, ca. 1450-1550”
Blake de Maria, Harold and Edythe Toso Professor, Department of Art and Art History, Santa Clara University, “The Jewel in the Crown: The Treasury of San Marco in 16th-Century Venice”


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