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The fortunes of art in alabaster: a historiographical analysis

Woods, Kim (2012). The fortunes of art in alabaster: a historiographical analysis. In: From Major to Minor: the minor arts and their current status in art history, March 2011, Princeton, USA.

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Abstract

This paper explores issues surrounding the status attached to alabaster as a material of sculpture, drawing on key texts, and particularly addresses the low status of English alabasters. It includes new interpretations of Margaret of Austria's foundation at Brou and the tomb of Edward II at Gloucester, and new material on alabaster in Habsburg collections and on Pugin and alabaster.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2012 Not known
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Art History, Classical Studies, English and Creative Writing, Music
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 30722
Depositing User: Kim Woods
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2012 09:49
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2016 14:08
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/30722
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