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November 2010, No. 1292 – Vol 152

Sculpture

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Editorial

Keep Britain tidy

BRITAIN IS SUFFERING from a rash that erupts with no known pattern but which spreads at an alarming rate. It is called Public Sculpturitis. We have written twice on the condition in recent years,1 but it seems to be immune to treatment. Like the common cold, it has been present for centuries but recently it has become an epidemic.

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  • Having the last laugh: the fabliau of ‘The knight with the red robe’ in carved ivory

    By Paula Mae Carns

    An examination of the French Gothic ivory carvings on some writing tablets, which amusingly depict the story of The knight with the red robe, a rare secular thirteenth-century fabliau.

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  • The Bargello gamesboard: a north-south hybrid

    By Paula Nuttall

    A discussion of the varied European origins of the decorations on a fifteenth-century gamesboard now in the Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence.

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  • A ‘Virgin and Child’ attributed to Andrea Sansovino

    By Andrew Butterfield

    An attribution on stylistic grounds of a polychromed wood sculpture to Andrea Sansovino.

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  • An ‘Enfant malade’ by Medardo Rosso from the collection of Louis Vauxcelles

    By Sharon Hecker

    An examination of the various versions of Medardo Rosso’s Enfant malade (c.1895) in the light of the recent discovery and subsequent purchase of one version by the Reina Sofia, Madrid.

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  • A substitute for history: the origins and exhibition of Rachel Whiteread’s ‘Untitled (Room 101)’, 2003

    By James Lawrence

    A discussion of Rachel Whiteread’s cast room Untitled (Room 101), which was shown in the Italian Cast Court at the V. & A. in 2003.

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  • Painted Palaces. The Rise of Secular Art in Early Renaissance Italy

    By Stephen J. Campbell
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  • Katerina’s Windows. Donation and Devotion, Art and Music, as Heard and Seen Through the Writings of a Birgittine Nun

    By Megan Cassidy-Welch
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  • African Goldweights: Miniature Sculptures from Ghana 1400–1900

    By M. D. McLeod
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  • Seta Oro Cremisi: Segreti e tecnologia alla corte dei Visconti e degli Sforza

    By Lisa Monnas
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  • Un chantier flamboyant et son rayonnement: Gisors et les églises du Vexin français

    By Alexandra Gajewski
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  • English and Irish Delftware 1570–1845

    By Julia E. Poole
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  • Canova: l’ideale classico tra scultura e pittura

    By Satish Padiyar
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  • Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed

    By Philip Ward-Jackson
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  • Jewellery in the Age of Queen Victoria. A Mirror to the World

    By Diana Scarisbrick
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  • Surrealism, art, and modern science: relativity, quantum mechanics, epistemology

    By Malcolm Gee
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  • Babembe Sculpture

    By John Picton
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  • Bryan Wynter

    By Toby Treves
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  • Prospettiva Zeri

    By William Mostyn-Owen
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  • Federico Zeri: Dietro l’immagine, Opere d’arte e fotografia

    By William Mostyn-Owen
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  • Unconcealed: The International Network of Conceptual Artists 1967–77: Dealers, Exhibitions and Public Collections

    By Anna Lovatt
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  • Raphael's tapestry designs. London

    By Jamie Mulherron
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  • Volcano. Compton Verney

    By Xavier F. Salomon
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  • Liverpool Biennial. Liverpool

    By Christopher Griffin
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  • Imperial Mughal Albums. Dublin

    By Andrew Topsfield
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  • Maximilien Luce. Giverny

    By Stephen Brown
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  • Cabanel. Montpellier and Cologne

    By John House
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  • Johann Evangelist Holzer. Augsburg, Eichstätt and Innsbruck

    By Oliver Tostmann
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  • Abstraction in sculpture. Baltimore

    By John-Paul Stonard
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