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Friendly observations : addressed in a spirit of kindness and candour to the sculptors and artists of Great Britain, and also to foreigners : on the moral blemishes of their statuary, viewed in the light of artistic taste and analogy / by a lover of painting and sculpture.
Second edition.
London : J. F. Shaw, 1851.
Physical Description:
vi, [7]-30 ; 16 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NB1135 L68 1851
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
In original printed wrappers.
Advertisements: [2] p. at end.
Introduction signed: R.
"London: Reed and Pardon, Printers, Paternoster Row."
Essay is critical of the "immodest statuary" shown at the Great Exhibition. Author suggests sculptors "cover the objectionable parts with ... plaster of paris ... and mould it ... in folds of most beautiful and most graceful drapery." (p. 26-27)
Subject Terms:
Aesthetics, Modern -- 19th century.
Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England)
Reed and Pardon -- Printer.
Sculpture, British -- 19th century.
Shaw, John Farquhar -- Publisher.

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