Unlikely Harmony of the Giustiniani Brothers: How the Religious and the Intellectual together break the boundaries of Art in Baroque Rome

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The Giustiniani family of Baroque Rome amassed one of the greatest collections of art and sculpture of their time, due to the efforts of the familys two brothers, Vincenzo and Benedetto. Through research, evidence suggests that the combination of the religious and papal foundation brought by Benedetto, along with the knowledge and avant garde passion for the arts brought by Vincenzo, allowed for the two to create one of the greatest collections of Baroque Rome. In their efforts to transform thier palazzo into a museum-style collection of antique and modern art, they created a legacy that impacted patrons and artists alike.