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SEYMOUR HOWARD - Antiquity Restored, Essays on the Afterlife of the Antique

Vienna, Irsa. 1990. (ISBN: 390073111X). Hardcover, with dust jacket, 30x21 cm. Book, ISBN: 3-900731-11-X Description: hardback, dustjacket, 344 pp. phots. drawings Condition: new Weight: 1730g. Seymour Howard, Antiquity Restored, Essays on the Afterlife of the Antique, Irsa, Vienna 1990 These essays trace the perception of classical art from antiquity to the present day. The articles focus on the role of restorations and patronage in the development of modern taste, and deal also with the social, psychological, and formal, or iconological, aspects of the response to classical imagery. CONTENTS PREFACE BY ERNST H. GOMBRICH INTRODUCTION 1. ANTIQUITY RESTORED: AN OVERVIEW WITH DEFINITIONS 2. PERGAMENE ART COLLECTING AND ITS AFTERMATH 3. ON THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE VATICAN LAOCOON GROUP 4. PULLING HERAKLES' LEG: DELLA PORTA, ALGARDI, AND OTHERS 5. SOME EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY RESTORATIONS OF MYRON'S DISCOBOLOS 6. BOY ON A DOLPHIN: NOLLEKENS AND CAVACEPPI 7. BARTOLOMEO CAVACEPPI AND THE ORIGINS OF NEOCLASSICAL SCULPTURE 8. HENRY BLUNDELL'S SLEEPING VENUS 9. THE LANSDOWNE BUST OF THE ATHENA OF VELLETRI 10. AN ANTIQUARIAN HANDLIST AND THE BEGINNTNGS OF THE PIO CLEMENTINO 11. THE ANTIQUARIAN MARKET IN ROME AND THE RISE OF NEOCLASSICISM: A BASIS FOR CANOVA'S "NEW CLASSICS" 12. WINCKELMANN'S DAEMON: THE SCHOEAR AS CRITIC, CHRONICLER, AND HISTORIAN 13. THOMAS JEFFERSON'S ART GALLERY FOR 14. BLAKE: CLASSICISM. GOTHICISM, AND NATIONALISM 15. THE STEEL PEN AND THE MODERN LINE OF BEAUTY 16. A DOSSENESQUE "DOUBLE HERM" IN CALIFORNIA 17. GREEK THEATER AND PSYCHODRAMA THEATER NOTES BIBLIOGRAPHY MANUSCRIPTS GENERAL BIBLIOGRAPHY SELECTED PUBLICATIONS BY SEYMOUR HOWARD LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS ACKNOWLEDGMENTS INDEX. New/New.
USD 135.00 [Appr.: EURO 113.25 | £UK 97 | JPą 14960] Book number 906

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