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Townley gallery of classic sculpture in the British Museum.

Ellis, Henry Sir.

Townley gallery of classic sculpture in the British Museum.

by Ellis, Henry Sir.

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Published by M. A. Nattali in London .
Written in English


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The Nazis often drew on the art of classical antiquity, Greeks, Nazis and the body beautiful. including the so-called ‘Townley Discobolus’ in the British Museum. Towneley Hall, Historic House, Art Gallery & Museum - Townley Hall, Burnley, BB11 3RQ Burnley, Lancashire - Rated based on Reviews "30 years /5().

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Henry Ellis has books on Goodreads with ratings. Henry Ellis’s most popular book is The Elgin and Phigaleian Marbles of the Classical Ages: In th. The British Museum, in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and permanent collection of some eight million works is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence, having been widely sourced during the era of the British documents the story of human culture from its beginnings to the or: Hartwig Fischer.


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The Townley Gallery Of Classic Sculpture In The British Museum [British Museum, Sir Henry Ellis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. textsThe Townley gallery of classic sculpture, in the British museum.

The Townley gallery of classic sculpture, in the British museum. Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. British Museum: The Townley Gallery, Volume 1 Paperback – Ma by Henry Sir Ellis (Author)Author: Henry Sir Ellis.

There are but two bronze statues in the Museum Gallery which were possessed by Mr. Townley, a Hercules and an Apollo, both of considerable size ; a third, a Roman soldier in bronze, of smaller di- mensions, has been since added to the Gallery by George, the third Earl of Ashburnham.

Hercules. Room XL No. Get this from a library. The Townley Gallery of classic sculpture in the British Museum. [Henry Ellis; British Museum.]. A very good set of the two matched volumes from the Cliveden Library of Waldorf and Nancy Astor and both bearing their distinctive "Cliveden" bookplate.

Attractively bound in green leather with gilt decoration and marbled paper-covered d endpapers with matched marbled fore-edges. This binding matches others from the Cliveden Library.

pp + pp with engraved illustrations. Size. Painting: "British Milords in Rome" (0'22"-2'59") - Painting: Charles Townley's Gallery" by Zoffany.

Views of the Townley Collection at the British Museum. Gerard Vaughan and Colin Cunningham speaking. Various Greek and Roman marble statues in the collection. Townley's receipts from Thomas Jenkins, Pironesi and Gavin Hamilton.

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Visit Room 23 to enjoy many sculptures that are Roman versions of Greek originals. During the Roman conquest of the Mediterranean in the second and first centuries BC, Greek sculpture was both admired and looted, with many statues shipped back to Rome.

When Greek originals couldn't be acquired. Towneley Hall historic house, art gallery and museum located in acres of beautiful parkland provides all the ingredients for a fun, educational and adventurous day out.

The magnificent hall, which dates from the 14th Century, contains fine period rooms decorated with oil paintings and sculptures. The museum houses an eclectic collection including an Egyptian mummy, the Whalley Abbey. The King's Library (now the Enlightenment Gallery) was built to house King George III's collection which included more t books and had been donated to the nation by his son, George IV in This gallery was the first wing of the new Museum's quadrangular building to be built, with construction beginning in The art gallery boasts a spectacular collection of oil paintings including works by Tadema, john William waterhouse and Zophany A program of exhibitions in the galleries cover a wide range of subjects and there is always something new to see.

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By clicking on any link on this page, you are consenting to our use of. Scott, The pleasures of antiquity: British collectors of Greece and Rome (); I. Jenkins, Archaeologists and aesthetes: the sculpture collections of the British Museum in the 19th century (); B. Cook, The Townley marbles (); R.

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Heroic size. Townleiancaption on plate. Once in the collection of Charles Townley, now in the British Museum, Reimagined by Gibon, design of warm cheerful glowing of brightness and light rays radiance. Classic art reinvented with a modern twist.

Discover artworks, explore venues and meet artists. Art UK is the online home for every public collection in the UK. Featuring overoil paintings by s artists. Browse and buy a vast selection of Social History Books and Collectibles on The Townley Gallery of Classic Sculpture in the British Museum, 2 Volumes British Costume A Complete History of the Dress of the Inhabitants of the British IslandsM.A Nattall.

Planche, J.R (from the Cliveden Library of Nancy Astor) The. Charles Townley () Charles Townley is in the chair to the right. Charles Townley (1 October - 3 January ) was an antiquarian and collector and a.

Sir Henry Ellis: The Townley Gallery of Classic Sculpture in the British Museum Nicholas Penny, 'Exhibition Review - Townley at the B. and Cavaceppi at the Clarendon Gallery', The Burlington Magazine,p55 Further reading.

B.F. Cook, The Townley Marbles London, The British Museum Press. The British Museum is the largest museum in the United Kingdom with a collection of more than seven million objects.

Its collection encompasses artifacts from many civilizations and spans a period of more than two thousand years. The Townley Gallery for classical sculpture was added first, but was later torn down to make way for the Smirke.

Townley's bronzes, coins, gems, and drawings were acquired by the museum in for 8,l. Townley's manuscript catalogues are preserved in the department of Greek and Roman antiquities, British Museum, and his collections, as deposited in the museum, are described and illustrated in Ellis's ‘Townley Gallery.’.

The most famous post-war ‘definition’ of sculpture has it that ‘sculpture is what you bump into when you back up to look at a painting’. Usually attributed to American abstract painter and wit Ad Reinhardt (–), it was no doubt partly prompted by the frustration many modern painters feel when they have to share gallery space with large sculptures that may upstage their.