Cesnola, Luigi Palma ˜diœ 1832-1904

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Director, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

From the description of Autograph note signed with initials : to Harper & Brothers, 1891 Nov. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611628

Union Army officer; United States consul in Cyprus; director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

From the description of Papers, 1863-1885. (New Hampshire Newsp Project). WorldCat record id: 122525185

Epithet: Conte; archaeologist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001196.0x000196

Museum director, writer and archaelogist. Born Italy. Came to the United States in 1860.

From the description of Luigi Palma di Cesnola selected papers, 1863-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122403935

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referencedIn Dal Fabbro, F. F. Dal Fabbro letter to Luigi Palma di Cesnola, 1898, undated. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library
creatorOf Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Office of the Secretary. Office of the Secretary records, 1870-[ongoing]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library
creatorOf Porada, Edith, 1912-1994. Robed female figure holding inverted ibex, with ibex over lion, crescent-disk, and rosette, between single borders [seal impression]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wood, John Turtle, 1820-1890. Papers, 1863-1890. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
creatorOf Cesnola, Luigi Palma di, 1832-1904. Correspondence to George H. Boker, 1874. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893. Leland Stanford papers, 1840-1896. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905,. Autograph letters signed and telegrams from Sir Henry Irving to various recipients [manuscript], 1860-1904. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Porada, Edith, 1912-1994. Seated figure holding tail of sitting griffin facing an inverted lion, between single borders [seal impression]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Huntington, W. H. (Willam Henry), 1820-1885. William Henry Huntington papers, 1883. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Franz Sigel Papers, 1806-1930 (Bulk 1848-1880) @ 2011 New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Cesnola, Luigi Palma di, 1832-1904. Luigi Palma di Cesnola selected papers, 1863-1975. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Kellogg, Miner K. (Miner Kilbourne), 1814-1889. Miner Kilbourne Kellogg papers, 1842-1882. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Weir, John Ferguson, 1841-1926. John Ferguson Weir papers, 1838-1957 (inclusive), 1861-1928 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895. Papers of William Wetmore Story [manuscript] 1835-1895. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Benjamin Holt Ticknor Papers, 1595-1935, (bulk 1850-1920) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1761-1904. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Brown, Mary Elizabeth, 1842-1918. Papers of Mary Elizabeth Brown, ca. 1885-ca. 1909. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Porada, Edith, 1912-1994. Sex between standing figure and figure bending and drinking from vessel and facing griffin, with six globes, scorpion, and star [seal impression]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907. Letters between Augustus Saint Gaudens and F.E. Elwell, 1902-1904, undated. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Porada, Edith, 1912-1994. Stag flanked by dogs or other quadrupeds, with snake, bucranium, bird, and lizard, between single borders [seal impression]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cesnola, Luigi Palma di, 1832-1904. Letter. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Kurtz, Charles M. (Charles McMeen), 1855-1909. Charles M. Kurtz papers, 1870-1910. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Porada, Edith, 1912-1994. Figure holding inverted ibex and facing rampant lion and kilted figure, with bird, inverted lion, and Cypriote script above [seal impression]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hall, Isaac H. (Isaac Hollister), 1837-1896. Papers 1600-1896 1855-1896. Hamilton College, Daniel Burke Library
referencedIn Henry Villard papers, 1604-1948 (inclusive), 1863-1900 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Committee on Legislation for the International Exposition of 1892 minutes and scrapbook, 1889-1890 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Charles M. Kurtz papers, 1843-1990, bulk 1884-1909 Archives of American Art
creatorOf Porada, Edith, 1912-1994. Winged, robed demon following three horned animals, with ibex head and guilloches, between single borders [seal impression]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Ticknor, Benjamin Holt, 1842-1914. Papers of Benjamin Holt Ticknor, 1595-1935 (bulk 1850-1920). Library of Congress
creatorOf Palma di Cesnola, Luigi, 1832-1904. Autograph note signed with initials : to Harper & Brothers, 1891 Nov. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Luigi Palma di Cesnola letters, 1881-1885 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Clermont-Ganneau, Charles, 1846-1923. Letter : Jaffa, to Luigi Palma di Cesnola, 1881 June 21. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Cesnola, Luigi Palma di, 1832-1904. Luigi Palma di Cesnola letters to unidentified recipients, 1882-1895. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Alden, Timothy, 1736-1828. American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1753-1952. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn White, Stanford, 1853-1906. Stanford White letters to Luigi Palma di Cesnola and William Clifford, 1903-1904. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Sigel, Franz, 1824-1902. Franz Sigel papers, 1806-1901 (bulk 1860-1862). New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Massarani, Tullo, 1826-1905. Letter, 1898 Jan. 4, Milano, to "Illustre Generale et Amico" [Luigi Palma di Cesnola, n.p.] University of Michigan
creatorOf Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. Autograph letter signed : Florence, to Count [Luigi Palmadi] Cesnola, 1874 Sept. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Collis Potter Huntington Papers, 1797-1904 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Miscellaneous papers, 1781-1949, 1830-1947 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Savage, Alexander Duncan, 1848-1935. Papers : of Alexander Duncan Savage, 1860-1974. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Porada, Edith, 1912-1994. Couchant lion and kneeling ibex below winged disk, bucranium, and rampant griffin, between single borders [seal impression]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Vol. CCCLXXII (ff. 322). June-Sept.1878.includes:f. 1 Sir John Tomlinson Hibbert, PC; MP: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1871-1892.ff. 3, 4, 5 John Douglas Sutherland Campbell, Marquess of Lorne; 9th Duke of Argyll: Correspondence with W. ... British Library
creatorOf Savage, Alexander Duncan, 1848-1935. Papers of Alexander Duncan Savage, 1851-1936. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Porada, Edith, 1912-1994. Pair of rampant ibexes flanking rosette, ibex head, and winged disk, between single borders [seal impression]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934. Cass Gilbert letters to Luigi Palma di Cesnola, 1903. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Cesnola, Luigi Palma di, 1832-1904. Luigi B. Cesnola letters to Samuel P. Avery and subscribers to the Avery Collection, 1879-1881. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931. Daniel C. French letters to F.E. Elwell, 1903-1904. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Stanford, Jane Lathrop, 1828-1905. Jane Lathrop Stanford papers, 1860-1975. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Porada, Edith, 1912-1994. Robed female figure holding inverted ibexes, with rosette, between single borders [seal impression]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Porada, Edith, 1912-1994. Lions attacking griffin, with sphinx and bird above [seal impression]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cesnola, Luigi Palma di, 1832-1904. Papers, 1863-1885. New Hampshire Newsp Project
creatorOf Comfort, George Fisk, 1834-1910. Comfort family papers relating to George Fisk Comfort, [ca. 1857]-1955. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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correspondedWith Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904 person
associatedWith Brown, Mary Elizabeth, 1842-1918. person
associatedWith Clermont-Ganneau, Charles, 1846-1923. person
associatedWith Comfort, George Fisk, 1834-1910. person
correspondedWith Dal Fabbro, F. person
associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
correspondedWith French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931. person
correspondedWith Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934. person
associatedWith Hall, Isaac H. (Isaac Hollister), 1837-1896. person
associatedWith Harper & Brothers, corporateBody
associatedWith Hitchcock, Hiram, 1832-1900. person
associatedWith Huntington, Collis Potter, 1821-1900 person
associatedWith Huntington, W. H. (Willam Henry), 1820-1885. person
correspondedWith Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905, person
associatedWith Kellogg, Miner K. (Miner Kilbourne), 1814-1889. person
associatedWith Kurtz, Charles M. (Charles McMeen), 1855-1909. person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Massarani, Tullo, 1826-1905. person
associatedWith Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Office of the Secretary. corporateBody
associatedWith New York (N.Y.). Committee on Legislation for the International Exposition of 1892 corporateBody
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 person
associatedWith Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. person
correspondedWith Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907. person
associatedWith Savage, Alexander Duncan, 1848-1935. person
associatedWith Sigel, Franz, 1824-1902. person
associatedWith Stanford, Jane Lathrop, 1828-1905. person
associatedWith Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893. person
associatedWith Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895. person
associatedWith Ticknor, Benjamin Holt, 1842-1914. person
correspondedWith Villard, Henry, 1835-1900 person
associatedWith Weir, John Ferguson, 1841-1926. person
correspondedWith White, Stanford, 1853-1906. person
associatedWith Wood, John Turtle, 1820-1890. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Seaforth, Lancashire
Cyprus
Cyprus, Asia Minor
Subject
Forgery of antiquities
Museum Directors
Diplomatic and consular service, Cypriot
Archaeologists
Cyprus--Antiquities
Diplomatic and consular service, American
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Birth 1832-07-29

Death 1904-11-20

Americans

English

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