Guilding, Ruth, Owning the past , 
Owning the past : why the English collected antique sculpture, 1640-1840 / Ruth Guilding.
- New Haven : Published for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, 
- Physical Description:
- vi, 410 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
- Reference LibraryNB85 .G85 2014 (LC) OversizeAccessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Subject Terms:
- Sculpture, Classical -- Collectors and collecting -- England -- History.
- 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.