9780935573251

The Classical Collection: The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art : The University of Chicago

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  • ISBN13:

    9780935573251

  • ISBN10:

    0935573259

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/1/1999
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
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Summary

The Smart Museum's Classical collection began developing in the 1890s and now consists of approximately eight hundred pieces, including large-scale statuary and floor mosaics, vases, figurines, coins, lamps, and other utensils. The first extensive study of the Smart's collection, this catalogue presents a selection of the museum's antiquities and provides a historiographical introduction that traces the formation of the collection in relationship to the pedagogical ideas of the University of Chicago. Serving as a factual and functional guide, this catalogue serves classicists and art historians, as well as the museum's many visitors.

Table of Contents

Foreword and Acknowledgments
Introduction
Lists of Authors and Abbreviations
A History of the Classical Collection at the University of Chicagop. 1
Ceramicsp. 9
Potteryp. 9
Terracottasp. 89
Lampsp. 114
Stone Vesselsp. 137
Sculpturep. 142
Metalworkp. 155
Mosaicsp. 163
Ivory and Glassp. 167
Coinsp. 185
Variap. 199
Bibliographyp. 206
Indexp. 222
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