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Author Haskell, Francis, 1928-2000.

Title Taste and the antique : the lure of classical sculpture 1500-1900 / Francis Haskell and Nicholas Penny
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, 1981


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Description xvi, 376 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Series Reviews of current research, 7
Contents I. "A new Rome" -- II. The public and private collections of Rome -- III. Plaster casts and prints -- IV. Control and codification -- V. Casts and copies in seventeenth-century courts -- VI. "Tout ce qu'il y a de beau en Italie" -- VII. Erudite interests -- VIII. Florence : the impact of the Tribuna -- IX. Museums in eighteenth-century Rome -- X. The new importance of Naples -- XI. The proliferation of casts and copies -- XII. New fashions in the copying of antiquities -- XIII. Reinterpretations of antiquity -- XIV. The last dispersals -- XV. Epilogue
Summary A history of the development of critical opinions on ancient Greek and Roman sculpture discusses the owners, identification, copies, and fame of individual statues
Analysis Classical sculptures 1500-1900
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 344-365
Subject Aesthetics.
Mythology, Classical, in art.
Sculpture, Classical -- Appreciation.
United Kingdom -- Census.
Author Penny, Nicholas, 1949-
LC no. 80024951
ISBN 0300026412 (hbk.)
0300029136 (paperback)