Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed (The Paul Mellon Centre For Studies In British Art)

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Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed (The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art)

Paula Murphy, the leading expert on Irish sculpture, offers an extensive survey of the history of sculpture in Ireland in the nineteenth century, with particular emphasis on the large public works produced during the Victorian period. The works of such major figures as Patrick MacDowell, John Henry Foley, Thomas Kirk, and Thomas Farrell are discussed —as well as works by a host of lesser-known sculptors, including John Edward Carew, Christopher Moore, James Cahill, and Joseph Robinson Kirk. Lavishly illustrated, the book covers the work of many Irish sculptors who practiced abroad, particularly in London, and the work of English sculptors, including John Flaxman, Francis Chantrey, E. H. Baily, and Richard Westmacott, who were located in Ireland. Murphy makes extensive use of contemporary documentation, much of it from newspapers, to present the sculptors and their work in the religious and political context of their time.

Specifications of Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed (The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art)

GENERAL
AuthorPaula Murphy
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
ISBN-100300159099
ISBN-139780300159097
PublisherPaul Mellon Centre BA
Number Of Pages320
Publication Date2010-06-22
DIMENSIONS
Height11.1 inch.
Length8.8 inch.
Width1.1 inch.
Weight3.5 pounds.

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