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Horatio Greenough

an American sculptor"s drawings

by Richard H. Saunders

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Published by Middlebury College Museum of Art, Distributed by University Press of New England in Middlebury, Vt, Hanover .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greenough, Horatio, 1805-1852 -- Exhibitions,
  • Artists" preparatory studies -- Exhibitions,
  • Sculpture, Modern -- 19th century -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard H. Saunders.
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsGreenough, Horatio, 1805-1852., Middlebury College. Museum of Art.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNC139.G713 A4 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL39977M
    ISBN 101928825001
    LC Control Number99029965

    Letters of Horatio Greenough to His Brother, Henry Greenough; With Biographical Sketches and Some Contemporary Correspondence - Horatio Greenough,Frances Boott Greenough | Buy online on Trieste Fifty famous people, a book of short stories, Thirty More Famous Stories Retold, A House of Pomegranates, The Happy Prince and Other Tales, and The. The Aesthetics of Horatio Greenough in Perspective RALPH WALDO EMERSON was the first to call Horatio Greenough the "grandest democrat of them all." 1 Whether he had in mind our first aesthetician's function-alism or the pleasure he took in talking with mechanics and speculating about machinery, it would appear justified at first blush.

    1 print: engraving. | Statue of George Washington by Horatio Greenough, in front of the U.S. Capitol. 1 photographic print: cyanotype. Photo, Print, Drawing [African American school children facing the Horatio Greenough statue of George Washington at the U.S. Capitol].

    Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find Form and Function: Remarks on Art, Design and Archit () by Greenough, Horatio/5(7). of the three Greenough books was published in , by the University of California Press of Berkeley and Los An- geles, under the title Form and Function, Remarks on Art by Horatio Greenough. It was edited by Harold A. Small, with an introduction by Erle Loran. In general this new book faithfully renews the Tuckelman Memorial.


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