GETTY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
INSTITUT NATIONAL D'HISTOIRE DE L'ART
In a research and technical collaboration between Getty Research Institute (GRI) and Institut national d'histoire de l'art (INHA), the Digital Montagny sought to build on the lessons learned for the first digital critical facsimile edition published by the GRI. As visiting scholars to the GRI, Delphine Burlot and Martine Denoyelle were researching an unpublished album in the Research Institute's Special Collections by French artist Elie-Honoré Montagny entitled Recueil d'Antiquités (1804). The sketchbook contains drawings, tracings, and annotations by Montagny during his 1804–05 travels in southern Italy and Sicily. As the second manuscript to be collaboratively researched and edited online using the Getty Scholars' Workspace™ digital environment, the challenge here was to build a digital project that focused on images, as opposed to Digital Mellini's concentration on text. I served as project coordinator for the digital publication facilitated both research and technical work. Since we were not going to be hosting the website on Getty servers, the challenge of this project was coordinating the technical and research teams to create strong productive dialog between those at the GRI and those at INHA in order to make sure all the digital resources that were needed from The Getty Scholars’ Workspace™ environment were easily incorporated into the final digital publication hosted by INHA.
The Getty Scholars’ Workspace™
Elie-Honoré Montagny's Recueil d'Antiquités: A Digital Critical Edition
Recueil d'antiquités dessinées d'après des peintures trouvées à Herculanum, Stabia et Pompeïa qui sont maintenant au musée de Portici à quatre milles de Naples., 1804-1805.
AUGUST 2011 – JUNE 2015