The Pleasures of Antiquity
British Collections of Greece and Rome
By (author) Jonathan Scott
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Pleasures of Antiquity by Jonathan Scott
Book DescriptionPresenting a comprehensive history of the collecting of antiquities in Great Britain, Jonathan Scott gives portraits of the principal collectors, describes the mechanics of the art trade and collecting, and takes us to beautiful sculpture galleries that were created by such distinguished architects as Robert Adam and Jeffry Wyatville. With illustrations of the interiors of collectors' houses, the work presents in detail the story of private British antiquities collectors and their truly remarkable collections.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780300098549
(266mm x 203mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 3-Jun-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Jonathan Scott
Jonathan Scott is deputy chairman of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. His books include Salvator Rosa: His Life and Times (ISBN 0 300 06416 0, [pound]45.00*), also published by Yale University Press.
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