Library of Sculpture

A Manual of Ancient Sculpture, Egyptian, Assyrian, Greek, Roman: With One Hundred and Sixty Illustrations - by George Redford FRCS Purchase through Amazon On October 26, 1895, George Redford passed away after an illness. He had lived 80 years, his life spanning very different callings. He was remembered as one being well traveled in art circles, a fan of the old masters in particular. As the art correspondent for the London…Read more A Manual of Ancient Sculpture, Egyptian, Assyrian, Greek, Roman: With One Hundred and Sixty Illustrations
An Outline History of Sculpture for Beginners and Students: with Complete Indexes and Numerous Illustrations - by Clara Erskine Clement Purchase through Amazon Clara Erskine Clement was born on August 28, 1834 to John and Harriet Bethiah Erskine in St. Louis, Missouri. She was able to get an education through private tutors. After her first marriage, she relocated to Massachusetts. Throughout her life, she wrote a great deal, primarily on art…Read more An Outline History of Sculpture for Beginners and Students: with Complete Indexes and Numerous Illustrations
gray cover with a sketched image of Ward in the center John Quincy Adams Ward: An Appreciation - by Adeline Adams Purchase John Quincy Adams Ward (June 29, 1830 – May 1, 1910) was a sculptor. He was born in Ohio to a family of means. He enjoyed playing on their 600 acre estate, and in his early childhood enjoyed making sculptures out of malleable sediment from a nearby creek. He began studying…Read more John Quincy Adams Ward: An Appreciation
Lectures on Sculpture: On the Death of Thomas Banks, Antonio Conova, and John Flaxman - by John Flaxman R.A., Contributions by Sir Richard Westmacott R.A. Purchase through Amazon John Flaxman (1755-1826) was an extraordinarily popular British sculptor, illustrator, and teacher. He earned his start by creating funerary monuments. Despite moving on to creating different sculpture forms and art in different media, he was still influenced by his early form of…Read more Lectures on Sculpture: On the Death of Thomas Banks, Antonio Conova, and John Flaxman
Oration on the Unveiling of the Statue of Samuel Francis DuPont: Rear Admiral, U.S.N., at Washington, DC on December 20, 1884 - by Hon. Thomas F. Bayard Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Rear Admiral Samuel Francis Du Pont (1803-1865) served in the United States Navy, specifically during the Mexican- American War and the Civil War. His uncle, Eleuthere Irenee du Pont, was the founder of what is commonly known as the DuPont chemical concern, but…Read more Oration on the Unveiling of the Statue of Samuel Francis DuPont: Rear Admiral, U.S.N., at Washington, DC on December 20, 1884
Select Passages from Ancient Writers: Illustrative of the History of Greek Sculpture - by H. Stuart Jones M.A. Purchase through Amazon Henry Stuart Jones (1867-1939) was a British scholar who worked at University of Oxford, Trinity College, and University College of Wales at Aberystwyth. He did quite well in Wales, as he learned Welsh, and served on a number of councils, such as the National Library of Wales. He…Read more Select Passages from Ancient Writers: Illustrative of the History of Greek Sculpture
The Art of the Exposition: Personal Impressions of the Architecture, Sculpture, Mural Decorations, Color Scheme & Other Aesthetic Aspects of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition - by Eugen Neuhaus Purchase through Amazon Eugen Neuhaus was born on August 18, 1879, in Germany. He moved to the United States in 1904, ultimately becoming a US citizen in 1911. He began teaching various art and design classes at colleges in northern California, including the University of California. He lectured at numerous colleges, including…Read more The Art of the Exposition: Personal Impressions of the Architecture, Sculpture, Mural Decorations, Color Scheme & Other Aesthetic Aspects of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition
The Art of the Vatican: A Brief History of the Palace, and an Account of the Principal Works of Art Within Its Walls - by Mary Knight Potter Purchase Mary Knight Potter was born in Boston into a family of artists. While she initially studied art herself, she preferred writing. Unfortunately, she battled health ailments. In September of 1915, she had married longtime friend and musician, Thomas Parker Currier, but sadly passed away only three weeks after. She left…Read more The Art of the Vatican: A Brief History of the Palace, and an Account of the Principal Works of Art Within Its Walls
The Genesis of Art-Form - by George Lansing Raymond Purchase When on July 12, 1929, George Raymond died of pneumonia at the age of 89 he had enjoyed a crowded life as a professor and popular author of esthetics. He was born into fortunate circumstances, having a father who was one of the first mayors of Chicago. In 1862, he…Read more The Genesis of Art-Form
Wood Sculpture: From Ancient Egypt to the End of the Gothic Period - by Alfred Maskell F.S.A. Purchase through Amazon Alfred Maskell was an artist, primarily a photographer, who worked tirelessly to advance the art. He was a member of The Linked Ring, an invitation-only group that wanted to advance photography as an art form. Members encouraged experimentation with the photographic process. The organization was founded in 1892…Read more Wood Sculpture: From Ancient Egypt to the End of the Gothic Period