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Title Rediscovering the ancient world on the Bay of Naples, 1710-1890 / edited by Carol C. Mattusch.
Published Washington : National Gallery of Art, [2013]
New Haven : Yale University Press.
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Edition 1st edition.
Description 281 pages : some color illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Studies in the history of art, 0091-7338 ; 79. Symposium papers ; 56
Studies in the history of art (Washington, D.C.) ; 79.
Studies in the history of art (Washington, D.C.). Symposium papers ; 56.
Note Proceedings of the symposium "Rediscovering the Ancient World on the Bay of Naples," organized by the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, and sponsored by the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations. The symposium was held January 30-31, 2009, in Washington.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Antiquarian Culture of Eighteenth-Century Naples as a Laboratory of New Ideas / Alain Schnapp -- The Herculaneum Women in Eighteenth-Century Europe / Jens Daehner -- The Sacrarium of Isis in the Praedia of Julia Felix in Pompeii in Its Archaeological and Historical Contexts / Christopher Parslow -- Politics and Royal Patronage in the Neapolitan Regency: The Correspondence of Charles III and the Prince of San Nicandro, 1759-1767 / Carlo Knight -- "To the Catholic King" and Others: Bernardo Tanucci's Correspondence and the Herculaneum Project / John E. Moore -- German Painters in Naples and Their Contribution to the Revival of Antiquity, 1760-1799 / Steffi Roettgen -- The Ferdinand IV Donation to the First Consul and His Wife: Antiquities from the Bay of Naples at Malmaison / Sophie Descamps-Lequime -- Flying Maenads and Cupids: Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Eighteenth-Century Decorative Arts / Nancy H. Ramage -- Grecian Taste and Neapolitan Spirit: Grand Tour Portraits of the Society of Dilettanti / Bruce Redford -- Literary Evocations of Herculaneum in the Nineteenth Century / Eric M. Moormann -- Taste and the Antique: Visiting Pompeii in the Nineteenth Century / Mary Beard -- "Speaking Ruins": Piranesi and Desprez at Pompeii / John Pinto -- Pompeii versus Herculaneum / Eugene J. Dwyer.
Subject Campania (Italy) -- Antiquities, Roman -- Congresses.
Naples, Bay of (Italy) -- Civilization -- Congresses.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 18th century -- Congresses.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Related Names Mattusch, Carol C., editor.
Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (U.S.), issuing body.
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
ISBN 9780300189216 (alk. paper)
0300189214 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 809250641