Cardinal Alessandro Albani: Collecting, Dealing, and Diplomacy in Grand Tour Europe/ Il cardinale Alessandro Albani: collezionismo, diplomazia ed il mercato nell’Europa del Grand Tour


First day of a two-day conference bringing together an international range of art historians alongside scholars of related humanistic disciplines to open a new chapter on the multifaceted life and career of Cardinal Alessandro Albani (1692–1779), ‘The Father of the Grand Tour’. Day two will be at the Bibliotecca Nazionale Centrale, Castro Pretorio. Organised by Clare Hornsby (BSR) and Mario Bevilacqua (Centro di Studi sulla Cultura e l’Immagine di Roma).