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Creator:
Guilding, Ruth, author.
Title(s):

Owning the past : why the English collected antique sculpture, 1640-1840 / Ruth Guilding.

Published/Created:
New Haven : Published for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, [2014]
Physical Description:
vi, 410 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
NB85 .G85 2014 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Sculpture, Classical -- Collectors and collecting -- England -- History.
Form/Genre:
History.
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  • Annexing history: Lord Arundel, Lord Pembroke and their ancient marbles
  • Atavism in a Palladian frame: myths of ancestry and new Romans
  • Temples of liberty and other polemics
  • Buying (and selling) taste
  • Competing for reputation
  • A partial enlightenment
  • The connoisseurship of libertinism: a diversion
  • Recreating the antique as neoclassical ideal
  • Memorials, souvenirs and speaking stones
  • The romantic museum: antique sculpture in the public realm.