New Publication

Ad astra gradus.
Scala Santa und Sancta Sanctorum in Rom unter Sixtus V. (1585–1590)

Nadja Horsch

Römische Studien der Bibliotheca Hertziana, Vol. 34

Hirmer 2014

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Hertziana in Motion

A video of ArchiDiAP on Bibliotheca Hertziana’s new building of Juan Navarro Baldeweg tells the adventure of its construction in the center of Rome and shows the beauty of its architecture.

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Award winnig – x 2!


New library building of the Bibliotheca Hertziana awarded two italian prizes for ist architecture

Premio IN/ARCH ANCE 5. edizione


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J.B.L.G. Séroux d’Agincourt und die Kunstgeschichte um 1800

23 September 2014 –
23 January 2015

Bibliotheca Hertziana, Sala Terrena

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Instruments of art historical research

The Bibliotheca Hertziana, Max Planck Institute for Art History has a specialist library consisting, at the time of writing, of some 295,000 volumes; the institute’s photographic library contains approximately 820,000 images, making the Hertziana one of the world’s best equipped centres for research into Italian art.

New Publication

Charles Percier e Pierre Fontaine
Studi della Bibliotheca Hertziana, 9

ed. by Sabine Frommel, Jean-Philippe Garric and Elisabeth Kieven

Silvana Editoriale 2014 [... more]


Call for applications 
Archivkurs [... more]
Postdoctoral Fellowship [... more]

November 17, 2014, 6 p.m.: Klaus Krüger, Ausblick ins Unhörbare [... more]

Extraordinary Closing
Due to a reshelving of books the library and the photographic collection will be closed from dicember 5 to 9, 2014.