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The Resource Classical sculpture and the culture of collecting in Britain since 1760, Viccy Coltman, (electronic resource)

Classical sculpture and the culture of collecting in Britain since 1760, Viccy Coltman, (electronic resource)

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Classical sculpture and the culture of collecting in Britain since 1760
Title
Classical sculpture and the culture of collecting in Britain since 1760
Statement of responsibility
Viccy Coltman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is a book about classical sculptures in the early modern period, centuries after the decline and fall of Rome, when they began to be excavated, restored, and collected by British visitors in Italy in the second half of the eighteenth century. Viccy Coltman contrasts the precarious and competitive culture of eighteenth-century collecting, which integrated sculpture into the domestic interior back home in Britain, with the study and publication of individual specimens byclassical archaeologists like Adolf Michaelis a century later. Her study is comprehensively illustrated with over 100 phot
Member of
Action
digitized
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Coltman, Viccy
Dewey number
733.07441
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
Series statement
Classical presences
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sculpture, Classical
  • Great Britain
  • Großbritannien
Label
Classical sculpture and the culture of collecting in Britain since 1760, Viccy Coltman, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-299) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Lord Lansdowne's Wounded Amazon -- 'The loving labours of a learned German': Adolf Michaelis and the historiography of classical sculpture in Britain -- 'The spoils of Roman grandeur': correspondence collecting and the market in Rome -- The operations of sculpture: (Re) writing restoration -- Collecting and global politics: the export of marbles from Rome and their transport to Britain -- "The lecture on Venus's arse: Richard Cosway's Charles Townley with a group of connoisseurs, c.1771-5 -- 'Placed with propriety': the display and viewing of ancient sculpture -- 'Casting a lustful eye': Charles Townley as collector and cataloguer -- Conclusion: Joseph Nollekens' The judgement of Paris
Control code
ocn743804874
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 315 pages, [32] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191568251
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)743804874
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Classical sculpture and the culture of collecting in Britain since 1760, Viccy Coltman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-299) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Lord Lansdowne's Wounded Amazon -- 'The loving labours of a learned German': Adolf Michaelis and the historiography of classical sculpture in Britain -- 'The spoils of Roman grandeur': correspondence collecting and the market in Rome -- The operations of sculpture: (Re) writing restoration -- Collecting and global politics: the export of marbles from Rome and their transport to Britain -- "The lecture on Venus's arse: Richard Cosway's Charles Townley with a group of connoisseurs, c.1771-5 -- 'Placed with propriety': the display and viewing of ancient sculpture -- 'Casting a lustful eye': Charles Townley as collector and cataloguer -- Conclusion: Joseph Nollekens' The judgement of Paris
Control code
ocn743804874
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 315 pages, [32] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191568251
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)743804874
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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