Sheard (Wendy Stedman)
Smith College, Museum of Art (Northamptonshire, MA)

Antiquity in the Renaissance (catalogue of an exhibition in honour of Phyllis Lehmann, held at the Smith College, Museum of Art, Northamptonshire, MA, 6 April-6 June 1978)

Northampton, MA, Smith College Museum of Art, 1979
(28 cm), [240] pp., illustrations. 129 catalogue entries. “Addenda et corrigenda” loosely inserted. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Exhibition of manuscripts, drawings, engravings, sculpture, one painting, and two furniture panels. The entries are presented in categories corresponding to stages in the revival of antiquity in the Renaissance: Cyriac of Ancona and the beginnings of archaeology; Mantegna: his context and influence; recording and reproducing antiquities; the figure in repose and action; the 16th century canon; portraiture; antique subjects and their transformations: myth, history, pastoral; fantasy and Allegories all’antica and Antique revival in architectural theory. ¶ Very good copy.

£ 18


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