A Biographical Dictionary of Sculptors in Britain, 1660-1851 Ingrid Roscoe, M. G. Sullivan, Emma Hardy

Format:
Hardback
Publication date:
03 Nov 2009
ISBN:
9780300149654
Imprint:
Paul Mellon Centre BA
Dimensions:
1616 pages:
Sales territories:
world 

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This remarkable dictionary provides information on the work of over 3,000 sculptors working in Britain between 1660 and 1851. It is a substantially expanded edition of Gunnis’s Dictionary of British Sculptors, the primary source for information on church monuments, portrait busts, carved fireplaces and more since publication in 1951.

 

Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and the Henry Moore Foundation

Ingrid Roscoe is an independent scholar, M. G. Sullivan is curator of sculpture at the Ashmolean Museum, and Emma Hardy is collections manager at the Geffrye Museum.

"This volume immediately establishes itself as the indispensable companion to sculptural studies: it is, appropriately, a monumental work of scholarship."—Graham Parry, Ecclesiological Society