Fondation Custodia Online

May 14 2020

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Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

A quick post to highlight the Fondation Custodia's superb collection of old master drawings, many of which have been uploaded to their website. The superb images they have provided are very captivating, and I have already lost a significant portion of time zooming in on their many treasures. The image above is a superb portrait by Ottavio Leoni.

This Parisian museum was founded on the collection of historian Frits Lugt (1884-1970). Lugt is a name all picture researchers will know, especially in his role of cataloguing auctions and sales. 

They are still in the process of uploading their paintings, miniatures, prints and other objects. I look forward to seeing it when it's all complete!

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