Sculpture : and the Plastic Art

By: DODGE, Pickering]

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[DODGE, Pickering]. Sculpture : and the Plastic Art. [Introduction by T.C.]. Boston: published by John P. Jewett, 1850. Pp. (4),[iii]-x,(2),[1]-353,(5). 8vo, pressed brown cloth with gilt titles to spine. A companion volume to "Painting: its rise and progress from the earliest ages to the present time", also attributed to Pickering Dodge, published four years earlier, thisvolume surveys the history of sculpture from ancient times through the mid dle of the nineteenth century. The first two chapters deal with the origin of sculpture as an artistic form, chapters 3-5 (pp. 24-57) deal with Egyptian sculpture, chapter 6 (pp. 58-71) on Etruscan sculpture, chapters 7-8 (pp. 72-111) on Greek sculpture, chapter 9 (pp. 112-124) on Roman sculpture, chapter 10 (pp. 125-141) on Medieval sculpture, chapters 11-12 (pp. 142-196)on sculpture of the Italian Renaissance, chapter 13 (pp. 197-209) on Germa n sculpture, chapter 14 (pp. 210-228) on Spanish sculpture, chapter 15 (pp.229-251) on French sculpture, chapters 16-17 (pp. 252-311) on English scul pture, and chapter 18 (pp. 312-336) on American sculpture. With index. Somenicking to spine ends with light fraying and bumping to edges of boards, d iscoloured blue specking to spine, dampstain to bottom right corner (more pronounced to front and rear leaves), Upper Canadian public library bookplate to front pastedown, name, else good. Uncommon. 40.00

Title: Sculpture : and the Plastic Art

Author Name: DODGE, Pickering]

Categories: 41,

Publisher: John P. Jewett, Boston, 1850,:

Seller ID: 100246

Keywords: ART ARTISTIC HISTORY SCULPTURE EGYPT CLASSICAL STUDIES CLASTU,