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Taste and the antique : the lure of classical sculpture, 1500-1900 / Francis Haskell and Nicholas Penny.

; Penny, Nicholas, 1949-
New Haven : Yale University Press, 1981.
ISBN 0300026412, 9780300026412

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Other Authors Penny, Nicholas, 1949-
Subjects Mythologie ancienne dans l'art.
Mythology, Classical, in art.
Plastische kunst.
Sculpture antique -- AppreĢciation.
Sculpture, Classical -- Appreciation.
Description xvi, 376 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 344-365) and index.
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.
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.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6863945
(OCoLC)ocm06863945
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WorldCat Identities Haskell, Francis, 1928-2000.
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