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Art: Authenticity, Restoration, Forgery

Art: Authenticity, Restoration, Forgery

by David A. Scott


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781938770081
Publisher: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press
Publication date: 12/15/2016
Pages: 526
Sales rank: 427,740
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

David A. Scott has published over 130 papers and eight books. He previously lectured at University College in London and was the head of the Museum Research Laboratory at the Getty Villa Museum for over seventeen years. He is a professor in the Department of Art History at UCLA, and he is the founding director of the UCLA/Getty Program in Archaeological and Ethnographic Conservation.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

List of Illustrations xiii

Chapter 1 Authenticity and Conservation: An Introduction 1

Chapter 2 The Cult of Authenticity 35

Chapter 3 Authenticity, Monuments, and the International Charters 95

Chapter 4 Different Approaches to Authenticity 121

Chapter 5 The Ancient Old World 161

Chapter 6 The Ethnographic and the Authentic 223

Chapter 7 Considerations of Medieval Authenticity 273

Chapter 8 The European Renaissance and Beyond 295

Chapter 9 From the Baroque to the Early Twentieth Century 355

Chapter 10 The Modern, Postmodern, and Contemporary 373

Chapter 11 Some Final Thoughts and Reflections 415

Glossary of Terms 425

References Cited 435

Index 479

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