About: Insley Julier

I'm a graduate intern in Special Collections Cataloging at the Getty Research Institute. I have worked previously for the Harvard Art Museums Archives and the University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections division. I graduated from the University of British Columbia’s School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (SLAIS) in May 2011 with a dual Master of Archival Studies (MAS) and Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) degree.

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Posted in Art, Getty Research Institute, Paintings

Treasures from the Vault: Luigi Salerno and the Art of Attribution

Natura morta di cucina (Kitchen Still Life) / Cristoforo Munari

The letter pictured here exemplifies the assiduous and learned work of Italian art historian Luigi Salerno (1924–1992), whose archive is now available to researchers. The Luigi Salerno research papers are comprised of research notes, an extensive photographs archive, and correspondence that… More»

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      Eye-to-eye with Saint John, from this 16th century Ethiopian gospel book.

      Ethiopia was one of the earliest centers of Christianity, and illuminated manuscripts were an integral part of religious service. 

      This manuscript is written in Ge’ez, the language of early Christian Ethiopia. You can hear this manuscript read aloud here, or…

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      01/28/15

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