John Pinto Collection (Princeton University)

Donato Bramante. Spiral staircase (Scala Bramante), Vatican, Rome. c. 1504-1512.Data and image from John A. Pinto Collection, Princeton University, Department of Art and Archaeology.

Princeton architectural historian John Pinto has contributed approximately 2,000 images of Italian architecture, landscape, and urbanism to the Artstor Digital Library.
 
Pinto specializes in 18th century Rome, and his field photography has played an integral role in his scholarship and teaching for decades. His photographs document Renaissance and Baroque architecture, landscape architecture, and monuments.
 
John Pinto is the Howard Crosby Butler Memorial Professor of the History of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University Department of Art and Archaeology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome and he has also received fellowships from the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, Dumbarton Oaks, the Bibliotheca Hertziana (Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte), and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. His publications include: Speaking Ruins: Piranesi, Architects, and Antiquity in Eighteenth-Century Rome, Thomas Spencer Jerome Lectures, 24th series, 2012; Steps off the Beaten Path: Nineteenth-Century Photographs of Rome and Its Environs, co-edited with W. Bruce Lundberg, 2007; Hadrian’s Villa and Its Legacy, co-authored with William L. MacDonald, 1995; The Trevi Fountain, 1986.