Classical sculpture and the culture of collecting in Britain since 1760 / Viccy Coltman.
By: Coltman, ViccyPublisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.Description: xiv, 315 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780199551262 (hbk.); 019955126X (hbk.)Subject(s): Sculpture, Classical -- Collectors and collecting -- Great Britain -- HistoryDDC classification: 733.07441
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Includes bibliographical references (P. -299) and index.
Introduction: Lord Lansdowne's Wounded Amazon -- 'The loving labours of a learned German': Adolf Michaelis and the historiography of classical sculpture in Britain -- 'The spoils of Roman grandeur': correspondence collecting and the market in Rome -- The operations of sculpture: (Re) writing restoration -- Collecting and global politics: the export of marbles from Rome and their transport to Britain -- "The lecture on Venus's arse: Richard Cosway's Charles Townley with a group of connoisseurs, c.1771-5 -- 'Placed with propriety': the display and viewing of ancient sculpture -- 'Casting a lustful eye': Charles Townley as collector and cataloguer -- Conclusion: Joseph Nollekens' The judgement of Paris.