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Essays make use of resources shared through the History of the Accademia di San Luca research project website, which may include archival document transcriptions, historic maps, and Roman guidebooks.  Links to resources like Maps, Guidebooks, and Document Transcriptions are provided wherever possible.

Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Village Lawyer (detail), 1621, Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent

Archivio di Stato di Roma, TCS, Vol. 0551, 1637, fol. 387v, detail