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15%OFFRadcliffe, Anthony, Penny, Nicholas - Art of the Renaissance Bronze: The Robert H. Smith Collection, Expanded Edition - 9780856675904 - V9780856675904
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Art of the Renaissance Bronze: The Robert H. Smith Collection, Expanded Edition

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Description for Art of the Renaissance Bronze: The Robert H. Smith Collection, Expanded Edition Hardcover. This new and extended version of the first edition retains the entries written by Anthony Radcliffe with a few additions or corrections, and an entry that he drafted on the miniature cannon signed by Orazio Antonio Alberghetti has also been incorporated. Num Pages: 296 pages, 134 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JB; AFK; AGC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 283 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1706.
The fruits of sixteen years of discriminating acquisition on the international art market, Robert Smith's is one of the most important collections of European bronzes in private hands today. The collection embraces the Renaissance in Italy and northern Europe in such a way that its components complement and enhance the appreciation of each other. Central to the collection is a group of thirteen pieces that illustrate the legacy of Giambologna in Florence. Also assembled are pieces by independent contemporaries: Alessandro Vittoria and Francesco Segala in the Veneto, and the younger Genoese-born Niccolo Roccatagliata, whose surviving work is of the utmost ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Philip Wilson Publishers
Number of pages
296
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
Number of Pages
296
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780856675904
SKU
V9780856675904
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About Radcliffe, Anthony, Penny, Nicholas
Anthony Radcliffe was Keeper of Sculpture at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, from 1979-89, and is now Keeper Emeritus. Nicholas Penny is Senior Curator of Sculpture and Decorative Arts at The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Reviews for Art of the Renaissance Bronze: The Robert H. Smith Collection, Expanded Edition
Antiques Magazine, 11th June 2005: 'Those who own the first edition will be itching to get their hands on this update.' 'This far reaching and comprehensive survey.' 'Perhaps the highpoint for catalogues of private collections of paintings and works of art was reached in the decades around the turn of the twentieth century... although a very different ... Read more

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