Taste and the Antique: The Lure of Classical Sculpture, 1500-1900

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Yale University Press, 1982 - Art - 376 pages
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A history of the development of critical opinions on ancient Greek and Roman sculpture discusses the owners, identification, copies, and fame of individual statues.
  

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The Public and Private Collections of Rome
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Plaster Casts and Prints
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Control and Codif1cation
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Haskell retired as professor of the history of art at Oxford University in 1995.

Nicholas Penny is senior curator of sculpture and decorative art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Eike D. Schmidt is associate curator of sculpture and decorative arts at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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