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Creator:
Baker, Malcolm, 1945- author.
Title(s):

The marble index : Roubiliac and sculptural portraiture in eighteenth-century Britain / Malcolm Baker.

Published/Created:
New Haven : Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, [2014]
Physical Description:
xiii, 418 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
NB466 .B355 2014 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [378]-394) and index.
Subject Terms:
Portrait sculpture, British -- 18th century.
Roubiliac, Louis François, 1702-1762 -- Criticism and interpretation.
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  • Introduction: addressing the sculptural portrait
  • The place of sculptural portraiture
  • Sculptural conventions and meaning
  • Setting up the head and the statue
  • Making images
  • A portrait sculptor, his sitters and his viewers: Roubiliac and his career
  • Celebrating the illustrious
  • Groups, networks and connections
  • Contemporary heads.