Liber Amicorum

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16th-Century Album Records Social Network of Early Modern Europe

Leaf 57 verso and 58 recto from Johann Joachim Prack von Asch’s liber amicorum (book of friends), 1587–1612. The Getty Research Institute, 2013.M.24
Leaf 57 verso and 58 recto from Johann Joachim Prack von Asch’s liber amicorum (book of friends), 1587–1612. The Getty Research Institute, 2013.M.24 

Newly acquired “book of friends” reveals the vast social network at a crucial diplomatic time in 16th Century Europe More»

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Graffiti Black Book | Getty Voices

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One of the first looks at some of the pages for the Getty Graffiti Black Book. We examined a few of our special collections volumes to compare illustrations.

A cross-century, cross-community collaboration between L.A. graffiti and tattoo artists—in the tradition of Albrecht Dürer. More»

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