CFP: Opere in viaggio / Artworks on the move (Mantova, Istituti Santa Paola, 18-19 May 2022)

Scholars, at any stage of their career, are invited to submit their proposals for the conference “Opere in viaggio. Reimpieghi, collezionismo e nuove committenze a Mantova tra XVIII e XIX secolo” (Mantua, Istituti Santa Paola, May 18-19, 2022).

Documents and proposals can be sent to Gigliola Gorio ( and Debora Trevisan ( by the 15th of January 2022.

The conference aims to deepen, through the analysis of significant and unpublished case studies, issues and dynamics related to collecting and reusing artworks and objects of art in the Mantua area between the 18th and 19th centuries, in the crucial period between the fall of the Gonzaga and the beginning of Austrian domination.

Proposals can be sent by art historians, numismatists, ethnologists, archaeologists, naturalists and archivists.

The conference, curated by Gabriele Barucca, Gigliola Gorio and Debora Trevisan, is organized by the Soprintendenza Archeologia Belle Arti e Paesaggio per le province di Cremona, Lodi and Mantova in collaboration with the Catholic University of Milan and with the support of Istituti Santa Paola (Mantua).

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