Orsetta Baroncelli

Orsetta Baroncelli is an archivist and documentalist, specialized on the archives of Roman aristocratic families.

In 2005 she graduated cum laude at the University of “Roma Tre” in humanities with a specialization in art history with a thesis degree on the frescoes preserved in Santa Croce church in Genazzano (RM) under the supervision of Professor Emeritus Bruno Toscano.

From 2007 to 2009, she attended the School of Archival Sciences, Palaeography and Diplomatics of the State Archives in Rome.

In 2009, she obtained the the diploma in archivist.

In 2009, she worked on compiling the inventory of the Giustiniani family in Rome, preserved in the State Archives of Rome.

In 2010, thanks to this project, she was included in the short-list of indipendent experts to be recruited within the activities of the Archive General Office for the implementation of the National Archival System (SAN) and related information systems.

In 2011, during the internship at the Archive Section of the Vatican Apostolic Library, she took part in the compiling of the inventory of the Barberini family archive, in particular in the Abbeys section.

From 2011, initially under a contract from the CRNS and later from the EFR, she has collaborated with Anne-Madeleine Goulet as documentalist in the archives of the Orsini of Bracciano and Lante della Rovere families.

Publications

“«Di servitore se gli era dichiarato nemico»: Caravaggio tra il Cavalier d’Arpino e Luciano Bianchi”,, Roma moderna e contemporanea, (2/2011), anno XIX, pp. 199-213

“Caravaggio e l’ospedale di Santa Maria della Consolazione”, in Caravaggio a Roma: vita dal vero, Catalogo della mostra Roma, De Luca Editore (2010), pp. 60-64.

“La decorazione della chiesa di Santa Croce a Genazzano: il primo ciclo di affreschi del XV secolo”, Martino V: Genazzano, il pontefice, le idealità. Studi in onore di Walter Brandmüller, a cura di Pierantonio Piatti e Rocco Ronzani, Roma, Centro Culturale Agostiniano e Roma nel Rinascimento (2009), pp. 163-174.

“La chiesa di Santa Croce a Genazzano: architettura, arte e storia dalla fondazione a tutto il XV secolo (II)”, “La chiesa di Santa Croce e il nuovo ospedale”, Latium. Rivista di studi storici, (25/2008), pp. 69-74.

“Devozione a Genazzano nel XV secolo (I). Arte, storia e religione”, in Andrea Bregno e la committenza agostiniana: atti del convegno di studi, Comitato Nazionale Andrea Bregno, a cura di Cesare Panepuccia, Roma, Erreciemme, (2008), pp. 39-51.