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Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection
UND Art Collections Repository
Additional Student Research Submitted By: Alyssa Borka
Leopoldo Alinari learned the art of photography and opened a small studio in 1852, two years later his two brothers and himself opened a photography business with the mission to photographically reproduce all of the major Italian works of art. Later on in the 1920's a publishing house (Istituto di Edizioni Artistiche) absorbed the studio, and continues to publish works on occasion.
Photograph of Firenze-R. Galleria Uffizi. Venere detta del Cagnolino by Tiziano Vecelli (1488-1576). The title translates to Florence-R. Gallery Uffizi. Venus known as Cagnolino, or more famously known as Venus of Urbino.
James Smith Pierce Collection