Roman Baroque Sculpture: The Industry of Art

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Yale University Press, 1992 - Art - 244 pages
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Draws on contemporary biographies and a wealth of hitherto unpublished archival material to illuminate the position and practice of the Baroque sculptor, to enable the reader to appreciate, understand and evaluate the sculptural monuments of the Roman Baroque.
 

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Contents

Beginnings
1
From the Quarry to the Church
21
Founders and Sculptors
48
The Sculptor as Executant
77
The Sculptor as Designer
99
The Boys
126
The Influence of the Baroque on Classical Antiquity
151
Festivals and Feasts
173
Notes
198
Marble
221
Restoration
227
Index of Names and Places
237
Index of Subjects
243
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Montagu was for many years the curator of the Photographic collection at the Warburg Institute, University of London.

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