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Ancient Sculptures in the Royal Museum. The eighteenth-century Collection in Stockholm.

Leander Touati, Anne-Marie LU and Olausson, Magnus (1998) In Svenska institutet i Rom Skrifter in quarto 55.
Abstract
The volume is an introduction to the study of ancient marbles collected by Swedish royalty up to the turn of the 18th century. In 1794, two years after the death of King Gustav III, main collector of the preserved marbles, a selected part of the sculptures were put to display in public museum. The main themes treated are as follows: the history of collecting, the function and agencies of the Roman antiquities market to which most pieces may be related, a reconstruction of the original museum display, how the sculptures and their dispaly were handled and documented,generalities concerning the sculptures, categories, the state of preservation of the sculptures, including a description of therestoration practices to which they sculptures were... (More)
The volume is an introduction to the study of ancient marbles collected by Swedish royalty up to the turn of the 18th century. In 1794, two years after the death of King Gustav III, main collector of the preserved marbles, a selected part of the sculptures were put to display in public museum. The main themes treated are as follows: the history of collecting, the function and agencies of the Roman antiquities market to which most pieces may be related, a reconstruction of the original museum display, how the sculptures and their dispaly were handled and documented,generalities concerning the sculptures, categories, the state of preservation of the sculptures, including a description of therestoration practices to which they sculptures were subdued in the 18th century and earlier. Finally follows a catalogue wich includes thorough discussion of the 15 main showpieces of the collection. (Less)
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Gustav III, Carl Fredric Fredenheim, Giovanbattista and Francesco Piranesi, manuscript catalogues, Endymion, Apollo and the Muses.
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Svenska institutet i Rom Skrifter in quarto
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55
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220 pages
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Svenska Institutet i Rom & Swedish National Art Museums
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97-7100-5676-6
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English
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