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Marco Simone Bolzoni

The Morgan Library & Museum

Cultural differences in the eyes of a 16th-century draftsman: Federico Zuccaro's travel sketchbooks and drawings

2018-2019
Fall

Marco Simone Bolzoni received his Ph.D. from the University of Naples Federico II. His interest and expertise focus on the materials, styles, and functions of Italian Renaissance and Baroque drawings.
He is the author of Il Cavalier Giuseppe Cesari d’Arpino: maestro del disegno (2013), and of numerous articles dedicated to the theory and practice of drawing sixteenth and seventeenth century Italy.
He was a fellow at the Fondazione Longhi in Florence (2008), the Frick Art Reference Library – Center for the History of Collecting (2013), Villa I Tatti (2015). More recently he worked as the Curatorial Fellow in the Department of Drawings and Prints at the Morgan Library & Museum (2016-2018). Here he curated the exhibition Thomas Gainsborough: Experiments in Drawing, and was author of the accompanying catalogue.