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Roubiliac and the Eighteenth-Century Monument: Sculpture as Theatre
This is a study of the 18th-century sculptor Louis Francois Roubiliac. His most important work takes the form of monuments seen in Westminster Abbey and in churches throughout the country. The bookExpand
Public Images for Private Spaces? The Place of Sculpture in the Georgian Domestic Interior
This paper examines the increasing prominence of sculpture within the Georgian interior in terms of the relationship between the (apparently) public nature of sculpture and recent discussions of theExpand
Limewood, Chiromancy and Narratives of Making. Writing about the materials and processes of sculpture
Since its publication in 1980 Michael Baxandall’s The Limewood Sculptors of Renaissance Germany has attracted the attention of art-historians through its re-thinking of approaches to Northern art, asExpand
Writing about displays of sculpture: historiography and some current questions
The current interest in how museums display sculpture forms part of a wider set of questions about how sculpture has been displayed and viewed historically. This paper surveys developments over theExpand
A Grand Design: The Art of the Victoria and Albert Museum
This guide to the V&A Museum in London brings together over 250 of the Museum's greatest treasures and tells the story of how the collections have been built up over the 20th century. At the end ofExpand
Renaissance and later sculpture : with works of art in bronze
This detailed volume completes the survey of European sculpture and works of art in the collection. Eighty-seven pieces are illustrated and described, including examples in terracotta by Benedetto daExpand
Roubiliac and Chelsea in 1745