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VIRTUE AND VISION: SCULPTURE AND SCOTLAND, 1540-1990. Ed. by Fiona Pearson. Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, 1991. Organized and published by National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh. 176 pp. with 188 ills. 27 x 21 cm. ISBN 0903598140 In English.
Providing the first substantial survey of sculptural traditions in Scotland, this catalogue documents a wide selection of works that encompasses Renaissance wood carvings, 17th- and 18th-century architectural decorations and garden statuary, numerous portrait sculptures and public memorials from the 19th century, and representative modern works by Paolozzi, Finlay and other artists. Features eleven detailed essays discussing such topics as the influence of the London art world and foreign styles on Scottish sculptors, the emergence of a national school in the 19th century, and the accomplishments of Thomas Campbell (1790-1858), Laurence Macdonald (1799-1878), John Steell (1804-1891) and other artists.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain, Scotland — Several Periods — Sculpture
Plans: 01,06,07,15
Worldwide Number: 023189
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