Sculpture in Britain, 1530 to 1830 / Margaret Whinney

Whinney, Margaret Dickens

Published by Harmondsworth : Penguin Books, 1964
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Fine cloth copy in a very good, slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Front hinge starting. Minor library marks remain. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 314 pages; Physical description: xxii, 314 p., 192 p. of plates : ill. ; 27 cm. Contents: Pt. 1. The sixteenth century. Introduction -- Renaissance influence from Italy and France -- The Netherlandish refugees -- Pt. 2. The earlier seventeenth century. Nicholas Stone and his contemporaries -- Sculpture at the court of Charles I -- Pt. 3. Restoration sculpture and the baroque, 1660-1714. The Berninesque echo in the work of John Bushnell -- Edward Pierce -- The influence of the Netherlands -- The mason-sculptors -- Pt. 4. The antique, the baroque and the rococo, 1714-1760. Introduction -- Francis Bird -- The first foreign immigrants -- Michael Rysbrack -- Peter Scheemakers and Laurent Delvaux -- Henry Scheemakers and Henry Cheere -- Louis François Roubiliac -- The later works of Rysbrack, Scheemakers and Cheere -- The impact of the foreign sculptors -- Pt. 5. The first Royal Academicians. Introduction -- Joseph Wilton -- Agostino Carlini and William Tyler -- Some contemporary sculptors -- Pt. 6. Neo-classicism. Introduction -- Joseph Nollekens -- John Bacon and some contemporaries -- Thomas Banks -- John Flaxman -- Pt. 7. The early nineteenth century. Introduction -- Sir Richard Westmacott -- Sir Francis Chantrey. Hardback Kg. 314 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 209454

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Title: Sculpture in Britain, 1530 to 1830 / ...

Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin Books

Publication Date: 1964

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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