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Carvings, casts & collectors : the art of Renaissance sculpture / edited by Peta Motture, Emma Jones, and Dimitrios Zikos.
Additional Title(s):
Carvings, casts and collectors
London : Victoria & Albert, 2013.
Physical Description:
xiv, 285 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Reference Library
NB190 .C37 2013 (LC) Oversize
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This volume brings together new research by some of the world's leading experts, exploring the artistic production and cultural context of Renaissance sculpture from Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise to the small bronzes of Giambologna and his followers.
Subject Terms:
Sculpture, Renaissance.
Motture, Peta.
Jones, Emma.
Zikos, Dimitrios.
Victoria and Albert Museum.

  • Machine generated contents note: Collecting and collections
  • The eye of a connoisseur: Robert H. Smith as a collector of Renaissance bronzes / Cyril Humphris
  • Looking afresh: reviewing Italian Renaissance sculpture for the V&A's Medieval & Renaissance Galleries / Peta Motture
  • Framing sculpture
  • Around the Gates of Paradise: observations on the jambs of Ghiberti's bronze doors / Gary M. Radke
  • Tabernacle and sacrament in fifteenth-century Tuscany / Alison Wright
  • Portraiture
  • Casting Renaissance Florence: the bust of Giovanni de' Medici and indexical portraiture / Jeanette Kohl
  • Discovered in the stores: two female busts by Simone Bianco in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna / Claudia Kryza-Gersch
  • Sculptors and their workshops
  • The Del Maino altarpiece in the Victoria and Albert Museum in its original context / Davide Gasparotto
  • The Grandi in the intellectual context of Renaissance Padua: new attributions / Jeremy Warren
  • Northern Europe --
  • Contents note continued: Hans Vischer and the challenges of the 1530s / Jeffrey Chipps Smith
  • Johan Gregor van der Schardt in Nuremberg / Frits Scholten
  • Studying bronzes - different approaches
  • Wilhelm von Bode and his engagement with two bronze groups of Hercules and Antaeus / Volker Krahn
  • Italian Renaissance bronzes: alloy analysis, artist and interpretation / Dylan Smith
  • Florence
  • `Colore incarnato': Benvenuto Cellini's Ganymede and living stones / Denise Allen
  • Giovanni Bologna and Antonio Susini: an old problem in the light of new research / Dimitrios Zikos
  • Venice and the Veneto
  • Further thoughts on the `Klosterneuburg' Amphora Bearer statuettes / Manfred Leithe-Jasper
  • Priestly patronage in late Renaissance Venice: Antonio Gatto's cappella maggiore in San Polo / Emma Jones
  • Campane, Cavedoni, Candelieri and Caramali: Giacomo Calderari (c.1562-1622), bell-maker and bronze-caster of Venice / Victoria Avery.