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Title Plaster casts [electronic resource] : making, collecting, and displaying from classical antiquity to the present / edited by Rune Frederiksen and Eckhart Marchand.

Imprint Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter, ©2010.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 752 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps.
Series Transformationen der Antike, 1864-5208 ; Bd. 18
Transformationen der Antike ; Bd. 18.
Note Papers originating from an international conference of the same name, held at Oxford University, Sept. 23-27, 2007.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Frontmatter; Table of Contents; Introduction; Antiquity; The Renaissance; Making and Distribution from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Century; Artists' Academies; Artists' Workshops; Conservation; Architectural Models and Collections after Gems; Casting Nations: The National Museum; Display and the Future of Plaster Casts; Backmatter.
Summary This volume originates from an international conference held at Oxford University in 2007. Texts by classical archaeologists, art historians, students of the history of collecting, curators, conservators and artists address objects and themes from antiquity to the present day, ancient Egypt to 20th-century Mexico and contemporary Europe. They explore status, reception and functions of casts as well as hands-on issues, such as the making, trading, display and conservation of plaster casts. A handbook for students, academics, curators and collectors, the text will become a standard work on the r.
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Subject Antiquities -- Collection and preservation -- Congresses.
Cultural property -- Protection -- Congresses.
Plaster casts -- Congresses.
Sculpture, Ancient -- Conservation and restoration -- Congresses.
Art, Ancient -- Conservation and restoration -- Congresses.
Archaeology -- Methodology -- Congresses.
Chronological Term Geschichte
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Frederiksen, Rune.
Marchand, Eckart.
Other Form: Print version: Plaster casts. Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter, ©2010 9783110208566 3110208563 (DLC) 2010010470 (OCoLC)580105200
ISBN 9783110216875 (e-isbn)
3110216876 (e-isbn)
9783110208566 (hardcover : alk. paper)
3110208563 (hardcover : alk. paper)