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

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Taste and the Antique: The Lure of Classical Sculpture, 1500-1900 - Haskell, Francis, and Penny, Nicholas, Dr.
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Taste and the Antique offers a comprehensive and accessible overview of the reception and afterlife of the most famous ancient statues discovered in Rome and Italy from the Renaissance to the close of the nineteenth century. Before Leonardo's Mona Lisa, Botticelli's Birth of Venus or Van Gogh's Sunflowers, sculptures like the Laocoon, the Apollo Belvedere or the Medici Venus set the taste of artists, connoisseurs and the educated elites of the West for almost five centuries. Reproduced in every possible media for gardens ...

Taste and the Antique: The Lure of Classical Sculpture, 1500-1900 1982, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300029130

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Taste and the Antique: The Lure of Classical Sculpture, 1500-1900 1982, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300026412

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