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Docampo Capilla, Javier

Javier Docampo Capilla (1962–2020) held a degree in Art History from the Universidad Complutense in Madrid and was a member of the Cuerpo Facultativo de Bibliotecas. He worked in the Section of Drawings and Prints at the Biblioteca Nacional, at the Junta de Comunidades de Castilla-La Mancha, and as head of the Library, Archives and Documentation Department at the Museo Nacional del Prado. He was in charge of the Department of Manuscripts, Incunabula and Rare Books at the Biblioteca Nacional de España. His research was centred on book arts (miniatures, engraving and binding), on which he curated exhibitions such as El documento pintado (2000), Bibliotheca Artis. Tesoros de la Biblioteca del Museo del Prado (2010) and La Biblioteca del Greco (2014), all at the Museo del Prado.

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