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JOHANN GOTTFRIED SCHADOW UND DIE KUNST SEINER ZEIT (Johann Gottfried Schadow and the Art of His Time). Ed. by Bernhard Maaz. Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, 1994. Organized in association with Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, and Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin-Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin. Published in association with DuMont Buchverlag, Cologne. 308 pp. with 407 ills. (57 col.). 33 x 25 cm. LC 95-121939 ISBN 3770134109 In German.
An in-depth study of the oeuvre of renowned German Neo-Classical sculptor Schadow (1764-1850), this catalogue features reproductions and individual examinations of some 125 sculptures, reliefs, drawings and prints produced by the artist from 1783 to 1838 while also documenting more than 50 works by such contemporaries as Antonio Canova, Caspar David Friedrich, Jean-Antoine Houdon and Anton Graff. Thirteen scholarly essays include discussions of Schadow's formative years in Berlin and his relationship to the changing artistic currents of his time, his creation of the quadriga surmounting the Brandenburg Gate, his tomb sculpture, and the career of his son, Nazarene painter Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow.
Artist(s):Schadow, Johann Gottfried
Indexing: Western, Europe — Germany — 1600-1800, 1800-1900 — Sculpture
Plans: 01,06,13,15
Worldwide Number: 024985
Hardcover $80.00    

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